Thursday, June 2, 2011

The popular occupation of Athens grows and grows (and other class war news and videos)

Hundreds of thousands according to EuroNews, the European public TV:

[Update (Jun 3): famous composer Mikis Theodorakis, 85, has joined the protests and spoken to the people at Syntagma Square. He declared the terms of the latest EU bailout proposal, which imply selling off most national assets, an act of treason].

Also you may want to watch this memorial video of the takeover of Plaza del Sol (as they are now decentralized into neighborhood assemblies):

But they are staying (even if the Interior Minister and candidate to Prime Minister, the creepy Alfredo Pérez Rubalcaba is making strong threats).

And this other memorial one on the Bahraini Revolution, the peaceful revolution quelled in bloodshed by the warlords of the black gold:

But the class war is not limited to West Eurasia, some 60,000 Sri Lanka textile workers have gone on strike on pensions. I have no videos (yet) but the Workers' Revolutionary Party (a British Trotskyist group) does report on it

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