Tag Archives: Thrace

Greek Protests against Vancouver’s Eldorado Gold

10 Jun

About 600 people demonstrate against Vancouver based Eldorado Gold in Thessaloniki, Greece, in April, 2012. Photo by Teacher Dude.

Government push to bring in new mines as solution to economic woes rejected by residents

by Dawn Paley

As people in Greece fight austerity in the streets, top officials are pushing open pit mining as a way out of the country’s economic despair. But just as folks in Greece have taken action against an imposed economic paradigm, they are taking a stand to protect their lands from mining Continue reading