Athens, along with several other Greek cities, has been burning for the several days. The rioting was triggered by the death of a teenager killed by the police on Saturday night. How to make sense of a reaction that appears to be so massively disproportionate?
BRATISLAVA, SLOVAKIA, 10 December 2008 – Citing US war, human rights abuses, rapacious state capitalism and hypocrisy, Bratislava resident Michael Gogulski announced today that he has renounced his United States citizenship and become a stateless person as a means of “political divorce”.
<table><tr><td>Rebels, Anarchists, and Revolutionaries: Greece's cities burn with the fires of revolt! The agents of state repression shot and killed one of us, Alexandros Grigoropoulos, in Athens on December 6th. From Athens to London, Salonika to Berlin, and spreading amongst many other areas of Greece and Europe, the rebels refuse to sumbit to the complicity of fear and the pacification of democratic falsehoods. Scores of shops, cars, government buildings, and even the Athens' christmas tree is burning with the anger of revolt!