Local Utopia as Unobtrusive Resistance: The Greek Village Micro-Economy
AbstractIn late 2008 Athenian youths, triggered by extreme police violence, took to the streets with collective and intensive protests against the growing poverty, unemployment, and political corruption in Greece. The subsequent, regular protests in urban Greece speak not only to the rejection of Greek governance but also to the political and economic promise of the Euro-zone falsely promoted as a boon for its periphery. The oft-reiterated headline Athens is burning is varyingly used by left and right media reporting on Greece and its populations fierce dissent.
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