BETWEEN A PRESENT YET TO PASS AND A FUTURE STILL TO COME
REVOLT AND CRISIS IN GREECE
How does a revolt come about and what does it leave behind? What impact does it haveon those who participate in it and those who simply watch it? Is the Greek revolt of
December 2008 conned to the shores of the Mediterranean, or are there lessons we can
bring to bear on social action around the globe?
Revolt and Crisis in Greece: Between a Present Yet to Pass and a Future Still to Come
is acollective attempt to grapple with these questions. A collaboration between anarchist
publishing collectives Occupied London and AK Press, this timely new volume traces
Greece’s long moment of transition from the revolt of 2008 to the economic crisis that
followed. In its twenty chapters, authors from around the world—including those onthe ground in Greece—analyse how December became possible, exploring its legacies
and the position of the social antagonist movement in face of the economic crisis and thearrival of the International Monetary Fund.
In the essays collected here, over two dozen writers offer historical analysis of the factors
that gave birth to December and the potentialities it has opened up in face of the capitalistcrisis. Yet the book also highlights the dilemmas the antagonist movement has been faced
with since: the book is an open question and a call to the global antagonist movement,and its allies around the world, to radically rethink and redene our tactics in a rapidlychanging landscape where crises and potentialities are engaged in a erce battle with an
Contributors include Vaso Makrygianni, Haris Tsavdaroglou, Christos Filippidis,Christos Giovanopoulos, TPTG, Metropolitan Sirens, Yannis Kallianos, Hara Kouki,Kirilov, Some of Us, Soula M., Christos Lynteris, Yiannis Kaplanis, David Graeber,Christos Boukalas, Alex Trocchi, Antonis Vradis, Dimitris Dalakoglou, and the Occupied
London Collective. Cover art by Leandros. Layout and design by Klara Jaya Brekke and
Tim Simons; edited by Antonis Vradis and Dimitris Dalakoglou, all of Occupied London.