The One Party Planet: an analysis of the world today

Thumbnail image for The One Party Planet: an analysis of the world today by James Wan November 19, 2014 Capitalism & Crisis

Has the time come to revive the radical political pamphlet? /The Rules’ critique of neoliberalism as presented in The One Part Planet proves that it is.

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Riot police attack student protesters in Athens

Thumbnail image for Riot police attack student protesters in Athens by Markos Vogiatzoglou November 14, 2014 Education & Emancipation

Schools in Greece have been occupied for a week. After today’s student protest, riot police blocked access to the university and attacked the students.

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Kobanê and the breakdown of humanitarianism in Turkey

Thumbnail image for Kobanê and the breakdown of humanitarianism in Turkey by Aysan Sonmez November 14, 2014 Reflections

With winter approaching fast, the Syrian refugees from Kobanê living in camps in southern Turkey are faced with numerous hardships on a daily basis.

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No progress without struggle: on history and teleology

Thumbnail image for No progress without struggle: on history and teleology by Thomas Barker November 11, 2014 Capitalism & Crisis

In Britain, right-wing policies and reactionaries are on the rise. But progressives, wrongly, still think these belong on the scrapheap of history.

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Parasite Europe creates its own “illegal” migrants

Thumbnail image for Parasite Europe creates its own “illegal” migrants by Christopher Patz November 9, 2014 Capitalism & Crisis

It has been 25 years since the fall of the Berlin Wall, yet Germany and Europe’s new borders are fast becoming more heavily militarized than ever.

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Ayotzinapa protests awaken Mexico from a nightmare

Thumbnail image for Ayotzinapa protests awaken Mexico from a nightmare by ROAR Collective November 7, 2014 Actions

The disappearance of 43 students whirls Mexico into a political crisis, but the social movement that has risen up in response could change it forever.

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Bolivian authoritarianism: not just a right-wing charge

Thumbnail image for Bolivian authoritarianism: not just a right-wing charge by ROAR Collective November 3, 2014 People & Power

Evo Morales, Bolivia’s first indigenous president, is widely known as an anti-imperialist. Inside Bolivia, however, there are many progressive critics.

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The protests, occupations and uprisings changing our world

Thumbnail image for The protests, occupations and uprisings changing our world by Parthena Xanthopoulou-Dimitriadou November 2, 2014 Books

From the Battle of Seattle to Occupy Wall St, a new book revisits the major challenges that grassroots movements face in the pursuit of social change.

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Finance and the privatization of rural livelihoods

Thumbnail image for Finance and the privatization of rural livelihoods by ROAR Collective November 1, 2014 Development & Dependency

The disappearing boundaries between financial speculation and development aid are an unsettling testimony to the rapid financialization of agriculture.

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After Gezi: Erdoğan and political struggle in Turkey

Thumbnail image for After Gezi: Erdoğan and political struggle in Turkey by Global Uprisings October 24, 2014 People & Power

The latest Global Uprisings film chronicles a year of resistance and repression that has left Turkey profoundly divided in the wake of the Gezi uprising.

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