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Je suis Cantona

Next Saturday is the 20th anniversary of Eric’s Selhurst Park Kung Fu kick assault on a supporter. Philosophy Football's Mark Perryman celebrates a night when football took sides

  • Written by Mark Perryman
  • Category: Opinion
Shahzad Luqman

Shehzad Luqman zindabad! Fighting racism in Greece

Two years ago today supporters of the fascist Golden Dawn stabbed 26-year-old Pakistani retail worker Shahzad Luqman to death. Kevin Ovenden writes on the fight against racism in Greece in his eighth dispatch from Athens

  • Written by Kevin Ovenden
  • Category: Opinion

Greece: bread, education, freedom… and roses too

Kevin Ovenden looks at street culture in this, his fifth dispatch from Greece, and argues that our survival in this crisis decade cannot be through bread alone – we need roses too

  • Written by Kevin Ovenden
  • Category: Opinion
Antonis Samaras and Evangelos Venizelos. Photo: Reuters

Greece: the ruins of the centre-left

For the Greek oligarchy, the multiple parties of the centre-left may fulfil a white knight role – charging in at the last moment to avert disaster by cutting a deal with Syriza. Kevin Ovenden's fourth dispatch from Greece

  • Written by Kevin Ovenden
  • Category: Opinion

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