The EU and the attack on European workers’ wages

Η ΕΕ και η επίθεση στους μισθούς των Ευρωπαίων εργαζομένων Five years after the Wall Street crash of September 2008, figures compiled by Britain’s House of Commons Library on wage rates in the 27-member European Union show that workers’ living standards have been thrown into sharp reverse. The statistics belie claims that the euro zone … Continue reading The EU and the attack on European workers’ wages

Shooting of Migrant Farm Workers in Nea Manolada

I woke up this morning to the shocking news of a shooting incident in Nea Manolada in which over 30 people were injured, several seriously. The victims were all migrant workers mainly from Bangladesh who work in the strawberry fields in the area. The workers had gathered (allegedly) to demand wages that had been unpaid for 6 … Continue reading Shooting of Migrant Farm Workers in Nea Manolada

Vio.Me. Occupy, Resist, Produce

Solidarity to the struggle of the workers of Vio.Me. factory in Thessaloniki, Greece, for self-management! A great 30-minute documentary shot in the premises of Vio.Me a few weeks before production started. The workers document the shutting down of the company, their decision to self-manage it and the birth of the solidarity movement. https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=aQ1dzUG9UmI The machines … Continue reading Vio.Me. Occupy, Resist, Produce