Biographical note of Arnaoutis Heraklis (born in Kitta, Laconia)

Heraklis Arnaoutis was born on September 18, 1904 in Kitta, Greece. After graduating from Radio-telegraphists’ School in Pireus, he served in the Greek merchant marine and was active in the radio-telegraphists’ union. During the Metaxas dictatorship which commenced 1936, his life was threatened and he illegally entered the United States. He then volunteered for the…

Commentary on Greek election 2015: SYRIZA wins and forms a government coalition with the fascist, populist party “Independent Greeks”

As expected, SYRIZA won the election last Sunday with over 36 percent of the vote, but not with a total majority in the parliament. A few hours after the final result Alexis Tsipras announced that his party came to an agreement with “Independent Greeks”, an extremely populist, semi-fascist party, often known for its conservative patriotic,…

Racist pogroms and fascist attacks in Southern Peloponnese

In the southern part of the Greek fascist state, a huge operation against Roma people and its communities has been taking place since many years. Last month(July/beginning of August) in Southern Peloponnese Riot police squads that arrived from Athens have been conducting operations against the Roma population across Messinia, Lakonia, Arkadia and Argolida region. The…

about our collective – english translation

The autonomous initiative against oblivion is a meeting of people who either live or originate from Skala, Laconia region in Southern Greece, which though each with his/her different story, we have chosen the difficult path of setting up a collective of theory / horizontal organization / action against the existing social structure. For us action…