Archive for the ‘Greece’ Category

A third Greek/fascism post in a row. This story has been chronically underreported: A Holocaust memorial in Rhodes was spray-painted with swastikas. The Holocaust Memorial to the Jews of Rhodes in the Jewish Martyrs Square — the old Jewish Quarter — was defaced Saturday on its six sides. The initials AME also were spray-painted on […]

Continuing the Greece/fascism theme, here’s Max Fischer on “Pogrom Punk: The Greek neo-Nazi rock bands boosting Golden Dawn’s rise“. Golden Dawn members sing the national anthem in Thessaloniki (SAKIS MITROLIDIS/AFP/Getty) The Guardian’s Marla Margaronis begins her deep, and deeply disturbing, article on the rise of Greek neo-Nazi party Golden Dawn with an interesting detail. The movement’s favorite […]

An interesting critique of Paul Mason’s reports on Greek fascism, by Benedict Seymour at Metamute, drawing on Alfred Sohn-Rethel. The following is a commentary on Paul Mason’s important but flawed article on the situation in Greece: Paul Mason’s recent reports on the rise of the Golden Dawn have been very interesting. The latest ends […]

An open letter The neo-Nazi party Golden Dawn entered the Greek parliament this month. With its swastika-inspired emblem, Hitlerian salute, reference to Mein Kampf, antisemitic and racist ideology, Holocaust denial, violence against migrants, threats against journalists and personality cult, the party is the lineal heir of the German national-socialist party that led Europe and the world into chaos […]


Antifa notes


Some not so recent updates from Andy: Greek Bombs At the same that the Conspiracy of Fire Nuclei/Nuceli of Fire Conspiracy has apparently disavowed responsibility for a lethal attack in Athens on the weekend, a group calling itself the ‘Revolutionary National Socialist Front’ has done gone and claimed it. Authorities still appear to be convinced It’s A […]

Abravanel, a Greek Jewish blog, reports on the antisemitic rantings of left-wing “anti-racist” Greek radio anti-hero Tzimis Panousis. [via Land & Autonomy] ADDED LINKS 30 JUNE: Two from The Deliverators Notes: Glavin, Hezbollah, Greek Anarchists and Xenophobes No True Leftist Previous Greece: Terminal 119 against antisemitism; Confusion about Greek violence. Previous “controversial” comedians: Dieudonné 1 […]

Terminal 119


Contested Terrain: Greek Leftists Oppose Left Antisemitism From the Greek “Terminal 119 collective” in Thessaloniki, Greece: Anti-Zionism is Anti-Semitism A week ago we wrote a text with the title “Is Anti-Semitism going to achieve what truncheons did not?”, noting that an evident anti-Semitism had started being manifested in various places within the country, hidden behind […]

Food for thought on the Greek “uprisings” from Dan Jakopovich at The Commune. And more food for thought from the Fat Man.