People's Assemblies Network

18 May 2012
by Mark Barrett
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Latest from Greece

See 19th May Occupy Athens Manifesto at http://occupyathens.wordpress.com/2012/05/22/we-occupy-athens-manifest-athens-19th-of-may-2012/ Also short video about community organising at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eO4RXG3SgtU Eμείς (We) – Occupy Athens We gathered for the first time in May of 2011, under the Acropolis, motivated by the cause of real … Continue reading

24 July 2011
by pa-webgroup
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Syntagma Assembly Press Release 24/7

#Syntagma press release on second EU ‘bailout’ agreement – #greekrevolution The Greek Government celebrates the results of the Summit, during which it simply signed, following the Troika orders (IMF, EU, ECB), the new “rescue” package, to a country which is … Continue reading

19 July 2011
by Mark Barrett
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Syntagma People’s Assembly- Message to the Mayor

Greece: People’s Assembly of Syntagma Square responds to the Mayor of Athens News – 13/07/2011 After 45 days of its life, the People’s Assembly of Syntagma answers to the threats of  the Mayor of Athens Mr Kaminis for “evacuating” the … Continue reading

9 July 2011
by Darren
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Beyond party politics towards direct democratic engagement

There is a growing disillusionment with the representative democratic model of government. Across the world we often see power in the hands of a limited number of powerful political parties which swap power, promoting increasingly similar policies. With the increasing … Continue reading