Category Archives: Politics

Neighbourhood Solidarity in Madrid

As elections approach in Spain, the latest episode from our forthcoming documentary Money Puzzles. In Greece last July our camera witnessed the tangible forms of solidarity elicited by the extreme austerity imposed by the unrelenting finance ministers in Brussels. ‘Solidarity … Continue reading

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Two takes on the new economics

Two events during October, one in Bristol and one in Brussels, give evidence that notwithstanding the capitulation of Greece’s Syriza to the Eurogroup’s shameless intransigence, anti-austerity economics is gaining ground in Europe in tandem with the gathering social movements across … Continue reading

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Down there in Buenos Aires

Arriving in Buenos Aires the day after the Labour Party leadership election results were declared, I was impressed to discover that practically everyone I talked to during the ensuing week—whether economist, sociologist, journalist, workman or community activist—already knew Jeremy Corbyn’s … Continue reading

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The next chapter: Argentina

The next chapter: Argentina, or, What happens when a country can’t pay its debts? During the six month stand-off between Athens and Brussels, which we documented in Greece on the Edge?, while European intransigence was driving Greece ever closer to … Continue reading

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Greece, Europe, Undemocracy

This film is a chapter from the forthcoming feature documentary, Money Puzzles, a film about money, debt and the fight against austerity. Money Puzzles is conceived as a follow up to the filmmakers’ award winning film, Secret City. Whereas Secret … Continue reading

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Filming the Greek Crisis

Athens, 20 July 2015 Two weeks after the referendum in which the Greek people delivered an overwhelming No to Austerity, one week after the Syriza government nonetheless accepted the terms dictated by Brussels, many people in Greece feel either betrayed … Continue reading

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