A People's History of the Balkans

Socialism 2015

July 02, 2015

It's not just Greece: since the 2007 crisis, rebellions, protests, and returns to anti-capitalist politics have been emerging across the Balkan peninsula as the people confront both Europe's austerity agenda and the toxic legacies of occupation and ethnic sectarianism. This talk will contextualize the current struggles by telling the story of the Balkans from Ottoman Empire to the present, and how, from the bottom up, workers and peasants across the peninsula fought subjugation and exploitation.

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