Mobilizing for the common: some lessons from Italy

Thumbnail image for Mobilizing for the common: some lessons from Italy by Jerome Roos April 14, 2014 People & Power

Saturday’s protest in Rome was the latest in a series of actions around a common project. What can organizers elsewhere learn from Italy’s movements?

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Where is the protest? A reply to Graeber and Lapavitsas

Thumbnail image for Where is the protest? A reply to Graeber and Lapavitsas by Jerome Roos April 9, 2014 Culture & Critique

Yes, we’re nice people, and yes we have been sapped of our energy. But the main reasons we’re not protesting are deeper and must be targeted directly.

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Greece’s so-called recovery: a dangerous delusion

Thumbnail image for Greece’s so-called recovery: a dangerous delusion by Jerome Roos April 5, 2014 Capitalism & Crisis

Government officials would have us believe that Greece is finally emerging from recession. Their unbridled sense of optimism is a dangerous delusion.

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The conscience and courage of Chelsea Manning

Thumbnail image for The conscience and courage of Chelsea Manning by Nozomi Hayase April 4, 2014 People & Power

Four years after WikiLeaks’ release of the Collateral Murder video, Manning’s contagious courage continues to reveal the dehumanized colonizer within.

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In each other we trust: coining alternatives to capitalism

Thumbnail image for In each other we trust: coining alternatives to capitalism by Jerome Roos March 31, 2014 Capitalism & Crisis

Beyond God and state, it’s money that rules. Can we still imagine alternatives? And what role will recent innovations like Bitcoin play in the struggle?

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Video: Spanish police attack and injure seven journalists

Thumbnail image for Video: Spanish police attack and injure seven journalists by Jerome Roos March 30, 2014 Media & Manipulation

After a demonstration in Madrid on Saturday night, seven photographers were assaulted, beaten and injured by police as they tried to cover an arrest.

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Managing disorder: towards a global state of control?

Thumbnail image for Managing disorder: towards a global state of control? by Jerome Roos March 29, 2014 People & Power

Refusing to tackle the causes of our troubles and allow public space for dissent, the neoliberal state is sliding inexorably towards authoritarianism.

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El Libertario: beware Venezuela’s false ‘anarchists’

Thumbnail image for El Libertario: beware Venezuela’s false ‘anarchists’ by George Ciccariello-Maher March 28, 2014 People & Power

Not everyone who calls themselves anarchists are worthy of the name. Before expressing our solidarity, we should be clear who it is we are supporting.

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David Harvey: the crisis of capitalism this time around

Thumbnail image for David Harvey: the crisis of capitalism this time around by David Harvey March 24, 2014 Capitalism & Crisis

In this excerpt from his new book, the leading geographer reflects on the ongoing capitalist crisis and the historical moment in which we find ourselves.

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Video: hundreds of thousands march in Madrid

Thumbnail image for Video: hundreds of thousands march in Madrid by Global Uprisings March 23, 2014 People & Power

Clashes break out as hundreds of thousands converge in the Spanish capital for a “March of Dignity” against austerity and the right-wing government.

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