DiEM25: Four Years On

In February 2016, a group of activists, thinkers, and agitators gathered together in Berlin’s Volksbühne theatre and vowed to shake Europe.
Four years on, our movement is rumbling around the globe, with more than 120,000 members and more than 170 Spontaneous Collectives (DSCs) worldwide.
DiEM25 local groups are sprouting everywhere across the world to address Europe’s crisis of democracy. DiEM25 local groups are not only marching in the street for a Green New Deal for Europe but discussing how to turn policy into action.
And in Greece, we made history with our Greek Electoral Wing, MeRA25, by entering the Greek Parliament, with nine MPs, on our very first attempt!
Many doubt us. The establishment fears us. But in the course of four years, we have shown that it is possible for the people of Europe to come together in the fight for democracy.
In the face of growing authoritarianism around the globe and the Establishment’s contempt for ordinary people in favour of economic interests, the fight for democracy is more important than ever.
We count on you to help us make it happen!

Our radical, utopian journey continues

February 2019

March 2019

April 2019

May 2019

June 2019

July 2019

  • Made it into the Greek Parliament, with nine MPs! [watch video]
  • Committed to deconstructing “every single of your toxic proposals” – referring to the new right-wing government of New Democracy in Greece

August 2019

  • Launched the We Are Millions exhibition
  • DiEMers from Sicily opposed Special Economic Zones
  • Launched a petition to suspend free trade with Brazil
  • Held elections for the Coordinating Collective of DiEM25

September 2019

October 2019

  • Naomi Klein supported our MeRA25 MPs on the day Greece’s Parliament ratified oil and gas extraction deals
  • Joined the international day of action demanding the end of Turkey’s occupation of Rojava
  • Joined forces with Extinction Rebellion
  • Condemned police brutality in Greece

November 2019

December 2019

January 2020

  • Announced our official policy on for how to democratise technology

Can we count on you to keep our movement going strong?