[Marxism] Greek punk bands raise money for refugee squats

Ken Hiebert knhiebert at shaw.ca
Wed Feb 8 17:51:52 MST 2017


http://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/features/2017/01/greek-punk-bands-raise-money-refugee-squats-170119132728335.html

Maria Kenti Kranidioti, a PhD student at Durham University whose research focuses on Exarchia's role in the refugee crisis, explained that the neighbourhood's pre-existing "solidarity economy" made it well prepared for the influx of refugees.
Established by leftists and anarchists, self-organised soup kitchens, healthcare centres, social centres and squats had long existed in Exarchia, expanding when Greece was hit by its own economic crisis in 2008.




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