Sep 052012

Posted by greydogg, 99GetSmart

An extremely interesting documentary from VICE network about the recent riots in Athens: On the eve of the biggest Greek strike since the right-wing junta was overthrown almost three decades ago, VICE travels to Athens to meet up with the people behind it. Students, anarchists, trade unionists, and communists discuss about the current government and why it must burn.

Watch the video below:

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Teens in Athens, Greece take to the streets with rocks and molotov cocktails to protest the government-of-the-regime and its large-scale austerity measures.

The Greek parliament meets to vote on proposed austerity measures (February 2012) while outside their society polarizes itself. All pretences of togetherness vanish as the lines between authority figures and protesters are blurred, leading to street battles and, ultimately, one man’s death.

Originally aired in 2011 on

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