The legislative comeback of patriarchal misogyny: Greek government passes compulsory joint custody legislation – video
Perhaps the greatest achievement of Greek progressives during the past four decades was the 1983 Family Law . It jolted Greece from the Dark Ages and, quite astonishingly, ushered in a legal framework regarding marriage, divorce and custody that was far ahead of its time, even when compared to the most progressive countries at the […]
My statement in the Greek parliament after MeRA25 MP Aggeliki Adamopolou was shockingly stripped of her Parliamentary immunity for daring to criticise the police in a speech she gave in Parliament. Greece is now a dictatorship under parliamentary cloak.
In less than a year, MeRA25’s our parliamentary group has proven “your voice in parliament” They have attended all parliamentary proceedings and articulated profound, substantive and creative opposition! MeRA25’s parliamentary group has notably: Tabled more than 850 questions in the context of Parliamentary Control of the Government Submitted concrete proposals on a number of articles […]
This morning, in Greece’s Parliament, MeRA25’s parliamentarians are staging an all-out struggle against the ratification of disastrous contracts between the previous (SYRIZA) government and multinational oil companies. The contracts to be ratified give the companies (including Exxon-Mobil and Total) full licence to drill, extract and exploit gas & oil reserves across Greece’s beautiful seas (Ionian, […]
MeRA25’s entry into Greece’s Parliament marks the return of anti-austerity, anti-troika, radical europeanism. In this first speech I outlined our campaign to oppose the new parasitic oligarchy that New Democracy will be building on the 4th Bailout deal with the troika that SYRIZA left behind