Posts Tagged ‘Greece’

  • More reflections from Greece

    More reflections from Greece

    February 6th, 2012 | Expressive Change | Sarah Whiteley | No Comments

    To wrap up the revolution-themed month of January, Sarah Whiteley of Axladitsa shares two very personal in-the-moment accounts of the citizens movement that took place in Greece’s Syntagma Square last year. Her reflections highlight the non-linear nature of building a movement that is deeply aligned with its values and how to approach it with patience and reverence.

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  • The learning stance: A conversation with Anthi Theiopoulou

    The learning stance: A conversation with Anthi Theiopoulou

    January 18th, 2012 | Expressive Change | Anthi Theiopoulou | 1 Comment

    Warren: What are the particular qualities of the demonstrations in Syntagma Square that you most appreciate and would love to see deepen and expand?

    Anthi: In my opinion, one of the very important ones is the learning stance. It is crucial because without this quality present, we cannot develop and work with any other quality… and because this movement in Syntagma Square is oriented towards something that still does not exist, this implies that it needs a lot of learning.

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  • Taking the revolution forward

    Taking the revolution forward

    June 23rd, 2011 | Expressive Change | Tana Paddock | 4 Comments

    My friend Vanessa recently sent me a spirited reflection on her experience of the people’s assembly that has been taking place in the streets of Athens, Greece over the last 25 days. She describes how the larger vision for direct democracy and healthy communities wasn’t simply a slogan to be shouted

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