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In this post we publish the program of a two days festival for anarchy and libertarian communism that will take place in Patras. The festival has been organized by the anarchist group “Disinios Ippos”.

Friday, April 28

-7 p.m. Event-discussion: The destruction and looting of nature and society by the state and capital. Centralization and commercialization of water resources.

Prologues from:

a. Anarchist group “Cumulonimbus”: The value of water and its (indirect) privatization in Corfu.

b. Anarchist group “Disinios Ippos”: Wars for water. The dam of Piros-Parapiros and the exploitation of the water resources in northwestern Achaia.

c. Initiative of Struggle for Land and Freedom: The on-going operation of the hydroelectric dam of Mesochora and the struggle for the defense of Acheloos river and of the local communities against the disaster plans and the annihilation.

-Screenings of short films: Abuela Grillo (animation for the struggle against the privatization of water in Bolivia) Felony (science fiction from a dystopic future). Read the rest of this entry »

Patras, May 28-30: Second Anarchist Book Fair In this post we publish a brief presentation of the upcoming Anarchist Book fair in Patras, organized by the self-organised social centre “Epi ta proso”.

2nd Anarchist bookfair in Patras

To be held on May 28, 29 & 30 in “Esperos” (atrium by Georgiou Square, the central square of the city)

Organizing the first Anarchist bookfair in Patras, Greece, last May was an idea with which comrades participating in the self-organised social centre “Epi ta proso” had been flirting for quite some time. The success of last year’s event and the positive feedback encouraged us to hold the bookfair this year too, hoping that it will be established as an annual 3-day event featuring book presentations, discussions, exhibitions, cultural events and, first and foremost, the abundance and quality of titles from anarchist and radical publishers and distributors.

The aim of this festival is to bring out the wealth of anarchist, antiauthoritarian and libertarian concepts and diffuse anarchist ideas into society, especially young people across the city. This is particularly important at a time when state propaganda against those who opt for self-organization and grass-roots inititatives as a means to fight prevails, and racism, social cannibalism and turning to fascism are presented as the sole options to overcome the unfolding crisis. Read the rest of this entry »

Patras, May 29-31: First Anarchist Book Fair Brief presentation of the upcoming anarchist book fair in Patras, Greece.

“Anarchist books are a weapon against modern totalitarianism”

Organizing the first Anarchist book fair in Patras, Greece has been an idea with which comrades currently participating in the self-organized social center “Epi ta proso”1 have been flirting for quite some time.

The aim of this festival is to bring out the wealth of anarchist, anti-authoritarian and libertarian concepts and diffuse anarchist ideas into society, especially young people across the city. This is particularly important at a time when state propaganda against those who opt for self-organization and grass-roots initiatives as a means to fight prevails, and racism, social cannibalism and turning to fascism are presented as the sole options to overcome the unfolding crisis.

At the same time, even within the resistance movement, political discussion and exchange of ideas to achieve a more in-depth analysis is treated with contempt; we thus believe that promoting self-education, political and theoretical investigation, preserving social and working-class memory against lifestyle anarchism and political hooliganism are of prime importance in the direction of a wider reconstruction of the radical and revolutionary movement. Read the rest of this entry »

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