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"Now That You’ve Deactivated Your Mobile Phones, It’s About Time You Activated Your Consciousness"

Occupying television stations seems like an excellent idea, as does interrupting theatre performances and inciting the audience to come out onto the streets. This is not servile posturing before an authoritarian Big Other - it’s as far as can be imagined from the familiar spectacle of a bunch of students “going on a demo”. The Greek insurrectionists have taken the initiative, and held it with remarkable tenacity.