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Mark Bray Interview on The End of the World As We Know It

The New Significance interviews author Mark Bray about his contribution to the book The End of the World As We Know It?

Mark Bray Interview on The End of the World As We Know It Mark Bray Interview on The End of the World As We Know It

Marcos is Dead. Long Live Marcos!

Brian Dominick explains that it is like hearing his favorite artist has died.

Marcos is Dead. Long Live Marcos! Marcos is Dead. Long Live Marcos!

Rebel Diaz (feat. King Capo) – “La Patrulla” Video

Video for "La Patrulla" off of Rebel Diaz's full-length debut, Radical Dilemma.

Rebel Diaz (feat. King Capo) – “La Patrulla” Video Rebel Diaz (feat. King Capo) - "La Patrulla" Video

UKIP-The Ground Work Was Done For Them

By Tim Forster: Like many on the Left I have been troubled and puzzled by the UK Independence Party’s strong showing in the Local and European elections.

UKIP-The Ground Work Was Done For Them UKIP-The Ground Work Was Done For Them

The End of Meaning-making As We Know It?

The New Significance Interviews Antonis Vradis on Crisis, Revolt, and Making Meaning in Greece

The End of Meaning-making As We Know It? The End of Meaning-making As We Know It?

Comix Ergo Sum – Aristotle

This is the fourth segment of a multi-part comic series that The New Significance is publishing: Comix Ergo Sum by Alexander Schismenos...

Comix Ergo Sum – Aristotle Comix Ergo Sum – Aristotle

Christian Anarchism & Direct Action

Tim Forster interviews Keith Hebden: I think anarchism explains Christianity. So I guess the most important lesson anarchism can teach Christianity is how to do Christianity more authentically.

Christian Anarchism & Direct Action Christian Anarchism & Direct Action

Zapatista Escuelita: Autonomous Government I

In January 2014 The New Significance participated with many others in the Zapatista Escuelita, held in the Chiapas mountains of southern Mexico...

Zapatista Escuelita: Autonomous Government I Zapatista Escuelita: Autonomous Government I

Future Suspended

How does a global financial crisis permeate the spaces of the everyday in a city? This documentary film traces the multiple transformations of crisis-ridden Athenian public space and those who traverse it.

Future Suspended Future Suspended

Cornelious Castoriadis about Autonomy and Democracy (1984)

Interview with Cornelius Castoriadis for the Greek television network ET1, for the show "Paraskinio,"… [more]

Cornelious Castoriadis about Autonomy and Democracy (1984) Cornelious Castoriadis about Autonomy and Democracy (1984)

Hanin Elias Interview: The Music of Fantome, Misunderstandings & More

Tim Forster interviews Hanin Elias about Fantome, fishing, misunderstandings and more.

Hanin Elias Interview: The Music of Fantome, Misunderstandings & More Hanin Elias Interview: The Music of Fantome, Misunderstandings & More

GW Sok Interview: The Ex, Anarchy & Music

Renown Dutch anarchist and ex lead singer with The Ex interviewed by Tim Forster.

GW Sok Interview: The Ex, Anarchy & Music GW Sok Interview: The Ex, Anarchy & Music

Comix Ergo Sum – Plato

This is the third segment of a multi-part comic series -- Comix Ergo Sum by Alexander Schismenos -- that The New Significance is publishing...

Comix Ergo Sum – Plato Comix Ergo Sum – Plato

Anarchy’s Time is About Now!

By Tim Forster: Anarchism did not go away and has hung around waiting its time...

Anarchy’s Time is About Now! Anarchy's Time is About Now!

Anarchism in Madrid

A short video by Mark Bray...

Anarchism in Madrid Anarchism in Madrid

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Comix Ergo Sum – Socrates

Comix Ergo Sum – Socrates

By Alexander Schismenos: This is the third segment of a multi-part comic series that The New Significance is publishing: Comix Ergo Sum by Alexander Schismenos, translated from Greek to English. Navigation: Pt. 1 / Pt. 2 / Pt. 3 / Pt. 4 / Pt. 5 coming… … Read entire article »

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Landscapes of Emergency

Landscapes of Emergency

Landscapes of Emergency is a brief glance over the undeclared state of emergency that casts its shadow over the functions and the phenomena of public space in Athens today, at this time of crisis. Relying upon the readings of two lawyers, it attempts a passage through the dark landscapes that the new dogma of public security leaves in its wake. And it chooses to view the crisis as a way of managing urban everydayness, as a way of … Read entire article »

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Cutter & Le Druide (Sang Mêlé) – “NI OUBLI, NI PARDON”

Cutter & Le Druide (Sang Mêlé) – “NI OUBLI, NI PARDON”

New French antifa hip-hop video… … Read entire article »

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Contemporary Totalitarianism of the Speculative Oligarchy and the State System wants to SILENCE Society

Contemporary Totalitarianism of the Speculative Oligarchy and the State System wants to SILENCE Society

Statement by Anti-authoritarian Movement of Athens: Nobody will claim that ERT is a Mass Medium of free and unsponsored journalism, independent of the applicable government and party interests, a medium that stands out for the complete freedom of its journalistic work. ERT employees themselves, over the years, have witnessed and can recount stories of government/state propaganda and information flow control, stories of well-paid consultants and producers, little or no active service, the unconditional surrender of its invaluable archive … Read entire article »

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Radio Entasi: Taking Over Responsibility

Radio Entasi: Taking Over Responsibility

By Radio Entasi: We take over responsibility for the explosive ideas, the free spreading and conveyance of those, the formation of a free and direct-democratic radio assembly, the disturbance of domestic peace. We, the assembly born on the days of the December riot of 2008 – which you would so much like to forget – ,  broadcasting on 100.1 fm. In the 5 years of Radio Entasi, we saw the movement passing through many phases, we saw society resisting, instituting, … Read entire article »

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Comix Ergo Sum – Democritus

Comix Ergo Sum – Democritus

  By Alexander Schismenos: This is the third segment of a multi-part comic series that The New Significance is publishing: Comix Ergo Sum by Alexander Schismenos, translated from Greek to English. Navigation: Pt. 1 / Pt. 2 / Pt. 3 / Pt. 4 / Pt. 5 coming… … Read entire article »

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The Future of Greece: A Society of Barbarism or of Social Spaces for Freedom

The Future of Greece: A Society of Barbarism or of Social Spaces for Freedom

Introduction Below is an interview with two members of the Greek Anti-Authoritarian Movement (AK) – Malamas Sotiriou and Grigoris Tsilimandos – who are both based in Thessaloniki. In addition to being members of Alpha Kappa – Greece’s largest anti-authoritarian movement – Malamas and Grigoris participate in the free social center Micropolis. Questions were posed by Mark Bray, Preeti Kaur and Chris Spannos. The interview was produced for The New Significance, an online magazine exploring revolutionary forces … Read entire article »

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Rebel Diaz: Craazy feat. C-Rayz Walz

Rebel Diaz: Craazy feat. C-Rayz Walz

A lot of times when you question the system we live in, the system itself will be quick to discredit you, or even worse label you as Craazy. What’s really Craazy is perhaps the conditions our communities live under and the way the government controls us. Now thats Craazy. Craazy – Rebel Diaz and C- Rayz Walz Song produced by G1 of Rebel Diaz Video directed by Sense Hernandez of Beast Factory Films Make up by @TaraPascual Rebel Diaz New … Read entire article »

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Ross Domoney: Athens – Social Meltdown

Ross Domoney: Athens – Social Meltdown

By Ross Domoney: Dr Dimitris Dalakoglou explains the social meltdown which took place in Greece between May 2010 & June 2012 that is on going. This film contains videos and photos shot on the streets, often containing violence and paints a portrait of widespread economic hardship endured by a cities inhabitants. This film is part of an ongoing research project, which looks at the rapid structural changes which Greece is undergoing. This work in progress can be … Read entire article »

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Yiorgos Bakalis: Hungry Men

Yiorgos Bakalis: Hungry Men

By Yiorgos Bakalis: Capitalism has collapsed, and fat people have been driven out of society… a few of them,all living in the same house, form a revolutionary group without meaning. An anonymous, fat man lives above them. Their rent is collected by Nancy, a beautiful state official who has a double role. Everything changes when the leader of the group decides to eat the state officer for the cause of the revolution. Only one person in the … Read entire article »

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Jasiri X: “Do We Need to Start a Riot?”

Jasiri X: “Do We Need to Start a Riot?”

By Jasirix: About jasirix Emcee and community activist Jasiri X is the creative force and artist behind the ground breaking internet news series, This Week with Jasiri X, which has garnered critical acclaim, thousands of subscribers, and millions of internet views. His videos have been featured on websites as diverse as Allhiphop.com and The Huffington Post and Jasiri has been a guest on BET Rap City, The Michael Baisden Show, Free Speech TV, Left of Black, and … Read entire article »

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Chris Spannos: The Road of December

Chris Spannos: The Road of December

Events commemorating the 4 years since police murdered Alexandros Grigoropoulos on December 6, 2008 and the subsequent uprising that month. Alexandros was only 15 years old. Filmed and Edited by Chris Spannos for The New Significance (thenewsignificance.com) Location: Athens, Greece Length: 5 min, 13 sec. … Read entire article »

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Chris Spannos: Greece Between Austerity and Fascism

Chris Spannos: Greece Between Austerity and Fascism

  By Chris Spannos: ATHENS, Greece — The European Union has been awarded a Nobel Peace Prize. But it is today’s Greek anti-fascist movement that deserves an award for doing what European states have so far failed to do — confronting the rise of violent neo-Nazi movements on the continent. Although fascism is not new in Greece, it has seen a resurgence in the Golden Dawn party, which won 18 parliamentary seats in the last election. Some polls … Read entire article »

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Rebel Diaz: Revolution Has Come

Rebel Diaz: Revolution Has Come

Rebel Diaz- “Revolution Has Come”. Produced by the IGC. Directed by Sense Hernandez of Beast Factory Films. Off the upcoming album, Radical Dilemma. Our goal with this song is to convey the message that Revolution is Love. It’s what no one can take away from our communities- love for humanity. In the face of structural violence like racism, underfunded schools, and inadequate housing, our weapons of defense are education, sustainability, and community building. We don’t promote … Read entire article »

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Greece’s Uncertain Future

Greece’s Uncertain Future

By Brandon Jourdan: This short documentary looks at the current social crisis in Greece, the growth of alternative economies, general strikes, and the rise of the anti-fascist movement in response to violent attacks by the far-right. After six years of recession, the situation in Greece is growing increasingly dark. As the unemployment rate continues to rise and salaries continue to drop, the country has descended into an increasingly unpredictable situation. … Read entire article »

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Fighting the Fascist Phenomena in Greece

Fighting the Fascist Phenomena in Greece

The increasing threat of Greece’s Neo-Nazi Golden Dawn party is punctuated by their violent acts against political opponents, immigrants and others. The Greek government and Police have shown their sympathy with Golden Dawn by persecuting journalists who speak out against them and people who show public opposition to their fascism. This video aims to communicate the underlying tension of these forces by using images to contrast the way Greece appears on the surface with voiceover by … Read entire article »

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Tim Forster: Alec Empire – Atari Teenage Riot Interview Pt. 2

Tim Forster: Alec Empire – Atari Teenage Riot Interview Pt. 2

By Tim Forster: In the middle of May I was able interview Alec Empire of Atari Teenage Riot over the ‘phone from Berlin, here is the second half of what was a wide ranging and interesting conversation. Q. On ‘The Keiser Report’ recently they were talking about how ATR had got money from Sony and then given that money to help Anonymous fund their legal costs. Could you tell us a little bit more about that? A. … Read entire article »

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