Posts tagged "english"
General Strike, Political Forms, Linking Struggles

General Strike, Political Forms, Linking Struggles

What are the limitations of the recent years’ strike mobilisations? Is it possible to go beyond their deadlocks by building a different strategy? Can we link the struggles that have been emerging recently? Can community and labor struggles be linked and in which direction is it possible to achieve a transcendence of the multi-fragmentation that...
The SYRIZA-ANEL government, the cycle of struggles against austerity and the future of social antagonism

The SYRIZA-ANEL government, the cycle of struggles against austerity and the future of social antagonism

  The following text was published in “Sfika”, the journal published by SKYA, in June 2015. Even though many things have happened since, we consider that the text still has an analytical and practical value. One of our main concerns in writing it was to show that in contrast with what SYRIZA declares, the present...
On forced labour in the Netherlands

On forced labour in the Netherlands

Yesterday evening (22/9/16) two Doorbraak activists gave a talk in Athens on workfare and forced labour in the Netherlands. The meeting was organized by SKYA and some seventy people attended. The debate afterwards was very inspiring. In October SKYA activists will come to the Netherlands to give two talks. In Nijmegen they will speak about...
Malaboca Collective: Preguntando Cambiamos. Strategies of Social Movements in Barcelona and Madrid

Malaboca Collective: Preguntando Cambiamos. Strategies of Social Movements in Barcelona and Madrid

malaboca collective “not to give up in the face of misery” In late september and the beginning of octobre of 2015 we travelled barcelona, sabadell and madrid to interview different activists. this time our interests focussed on their very basic strategic concepts. we wanted to know how they plan to change society. the result of...
Rome, September 24-27: Struggles and conflicts in the movement and for the movements

Rome, September 24-27: Struggles and conflicts in the movement and for the movements

Rome, September 24-27: four days of debate, discussion and gathering Challenge this time! (#SfidiamoIlPresente)  Struggles and conflicts in the movement and for the movements     With an irregular, yet steady, rhythm, the latest years definitely exposed how the promise of a world able to regulate by itself the labour market and the production and...
Light, water, telephone, class struggle in installments: social reproduction and labor struggles in the neighborhoods of Athens

Light, water, telephone, class struggle in installments: social reproduction and labor struggles in the neighborhoods of Athens

 “Here in this neighborhood, in the next little street nest built a partridge little one» traditional song from Corfu The revolt of December 2008 and then the « movement of the squares » in summer 2011 opened wide the door for the forms of organization and struggle encoded as neighborhood assemblies. We are talking about open collective...
Guide for collective survival in times of mass destruction

Guide for collective survival in times of mass destruction

We are living in historic times; thus, let us get a couple of things out straight. First, this crisis is not an exclusively Greek phenomenon and is not just an economic crisis. It is a global crisis that affects the profits of bosses as well as a crisis of capitalist social relations in general. Second,...
Workfare politics: unemployment & class struggles in Greece

Workfare politics: unemployment & class struggles in Greece

1. Who is skya [1] The Assembly for the Circulation of Struggles (S.KY.A) is an assembly that brings together activists from different political backgrounds and different experiences of struggle; from struggles in the workplace to neighborhood assemblies. Its main purpose is to connect those struggles. We gather every week in a social center in Athens,...
Struggles since 2008: A brief outlook

Struggles since 2008: A brief outlook

Disclaimer: this is a draft on the presentation that took place in Paris (March 2014) and one of our first attempts to compile a small set of personal or collective arguments in English. Introduction Bonjour camarades, First of all we would like to thank Mouvement Communiste (M.C.) who invited us and organized this meeting and...
Assembly for the Circulation of Struggles (Skya)

Assembly for the Circulation of Struggles (Skya)

The Assembly for the Circulation of Struggles (S.KY.A) is an assembly that brings together activists from different political backgrounds and different experiences of struggle; from struggles in the workplace to neighborhood assemblies. Its main purpose is to connect those struggles.   SKYA was created through our participation in the events of December 2008 (riots, marches,...