Monthly Archives For June 2011

Weed The Citizens

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Let me recap on what I think is the effectiveness of the idea of Real Democracy Now / Democracia Real Ya element of the 15-M movement. When it works, it engages people as citizens – but…

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Greek Myths and Real Solutions

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Michael Burke dismantles some Greek myths repeated by keen representatives of the City, like Boris Johnson in a recent piece on the Guardian’s Comment is Free: Those about Greek workers…. “Although German tabloids such as…

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J19 Against the Europact

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As many are no doubt aware this Sunday will see demonstrations in Dublin, Cork, Galway and Limerick in solidarity with the Real Democracy Now movement across Europe. June 19th or J19 is the day that…

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Semiotics versus hard facts

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This is an English version of an article which Yanis published in Die Zeit yesterday and posted on his blog. Republished with the kind permission of the author. Europe is currently struggling to escape from…

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A Long, Long, Long Way to Go

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Michael Taft has a post on Progressive Economy about the Minister for Finance’s Fierce Burning of Senior Unguaranteed Bondholders plan. It’s not enough. Not nearly enough: In putting forward his suggestion for burden sharing, the…

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