A European General Assembly


November 4,

Dear people,

Agora 99 has been concluded with a vibrant General Assembly in the Eko Social Centre of Madrid. Initially the meeting should have taken place on Puerta del Sol, but because of the rain we retreated to the giant hall next to the centre’s popular library, one of the spaces where workshops were held over the weekend.

Without a doubt, the Agora has become a success. I already had a good feeling about it at the start. And though I didn’t sit through the meetings, I saw my impressions confirmed every evening, and today during the closing assembly.

‘Great!’, you may say, ‘now what did you people agree upon? What are you going to do?’ And I would answer: I haven’t got the faintest idea.

So how come I call it a success, if I don’t even know what has been agreed?

To understand this, you have…

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