Masked activists, self- identifying as anarchists, taking from supermarkets and handing goods to passers- by are the topic of this profile. Over 50 such acts have occurred across Greece since the onset of the financial, political and social crisis in 2008. We present a snapshot of the phenomenon of collective expropriation and position it within a context of further market- oriented forms of resistance to `austerity politics'.
- social banditry
- market disobediance
Pautz, H., & Kominou, M. (2013). Reacting to 'Austerity Politics': The Tactic of Collective Expropriation in Greece. Social Movement Studies, 12(1), 103-110. https://doi.org/10.1080/14742837.2012.704180