We received information from friends in Germany regarding mass media manipulation of recent activist’s work presented in our blog. A German newspaper (Süddeutsche Zeitung – SZ, 20th Feb issue) published a photo of Greek protesters spelling “We thank you” commenting that the Greeks say thank you to Germany and its government for the 2nd bailout.
Οn 18th of February great protests were organized throughout the world but mainly in Europe with the moving title “We are all Greeks”. It was the way of Europe’s people to answer to the ongoing Greek economic slaughter taking place and to campaign the inevitable conclusion that these practices if implemented in Greece will affect the whole of Europe when it comes to labor reforms and austerity. Therefore, on Feb 18th, protesters in more than 40 (!) cities around the world yelled “We are all Greeks” in an effort to underline the common root of all this evil but also to express their solidarity to the Greeks who fight two years now, under unprecedented police (meaning state) repression, total lack of any democratic procedures and legitimate-like illegal procedures.
These demonstrations were on the track of a true “dialectic” between people of various European and other countries that expressed themselves in opposite way from their governments and the non elected EU – IMF – ECB officials..
On the same day a group of greek activists, in order to take upon the opportunity to continue this true dialogue, gathered at Syntagma square and with the help of some cardboard painted alphabet letters, they “spelled” the names of most of the cities which participated in this great mobilization concluding with a big WE THANK YOU towards them in the end…
The very next day, that true people’s dialogue obviously created panic to the corporate media everywhere… Continue reading