Louis Proyect: The Unrepentant Marxist

May 7, 2010

Soul searching from Greek anarchists

Filed under: anarchism,Greece — louisproyect @ 3:27 pm

The incident did not happen at night, at some sabotage action. It happened during the largest demonstration in contemporary greek history. And here is where a series of painful questions emerge: Overall, in a demonstration of 150-200,000, unprecedented in the last few years, is there really a need for some “upgraded” violence? When you see thousands shouting “burn, burn Parliament” and swear at the cops, does another burnt bank really have anything more to offer to the movement?

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2 Comments »

  1. Thanks for posting this statement.

    Comment by epoliticus — May 8, 2010 @ 3:39 pm

  2. “The management of the bank strictly barred the employees from leaving today … while they also forced the employees to lock up the doors” – Statements on the deaths in Athens

    http://libcom.org/news/management-bank-strictly-barred-employees-leaving-today-while-they-also-forced-employees-lo

    Comment by pakpunk — May 12, 2010 @ 12:55 pm


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