A history of hate crimes: migrants rise up in Italy

Thumbnail image for A history of hate crimes: migrants rise up in Italy by Susi Meret September 18, 2014 People & Power

Six years after the brutal murder of six Africans, the migrants of Castel Volturno are still faced with violence and discrimination on a daily basis.

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A proposal on the Scottish referendum: “Yes, but…”

Thumbnail image for A proposal on the Scottish referendum: “Yes, but…” by Gordon Asher September 18, 2014 People & Power

“A ‘Yes, but’ campaign supports a ‘yes’ vote as our least worst option, and supports the autonomy of social movements regardless of which side wins.”

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XM24: survival and inspiration against all odds

Thumbnail image for XM24: survival and inspiration against all odds by ROAR Collective September 14, 2014 People & Power

The story of the XM24 squat in Bologna is one of struggle and resistance, of hope and inspiration; a story about the self-management of everyday life.

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Inmate No Longer Here: the struggle for prison justice

Thumbnail image for Inmate No Longer Here: the struggle for prison justice by Manos Cizek September 13, 2014 People & Power

Cecily McMillan and Lucy Parks reflect on Occupy and the struggle for prison justice: ‘We’re going to see a big movement. It’s coming, that’s clear.’

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Creating the future on the road to Scottish independence

Thumbnail image for Creating the future on the road to Scottish independence by Thomas Swann September 12, 2014 People & Power

Autonomous social movements involved with the campaign for Scottish independence have a chance of permanently changing Scotland’s political landscape.

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America’s deadliest export and the endless war on terror

Thumbnail image for America’s deadliest export and the endless war on terror by William Blum September 11, 2014 People & Power

Praise for America’s Deadliest Export: “Blum concentrates on matters of great current significance, and does not pull his punches” — Noam Chomsky.

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We are the authors and actors of our own history

Thumbnail image for We are the authors and actors of our own history by Laurence Cox September 10, 2014 Books

As neoliberalism struggles to find a long-term survival strategy, a new book explores how Marxism can contribute to the praxis of contemporary movements.

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The traumas and dramas of post-Cup, pre-Olympic Brazil

Thumbnail image for The traumas and dramas of post-Cup, pre-Olympic Brazil by Christopher Gaffney August 25, 2014 Capitalism & Crisis

A decade of mega-events is unrecognizably transforming Brazil’s urban landscape, with the poor excluded and the benefits reaped unequivocally by the rich. 

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What happens in Ferguson does not stay in Ferguson

Thumbnail image for What happens in Ferguson does not stay in Ferguson by Jerome Roos August 24, 2014 Culture & Critique

For African Americans, the state of emergency has long been a permanent one. Now, under neoliberalism, it is fast becoming generalized across the globe.

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In Thailand, a political crisis with global implications

Thumbnail image for In Thailand, a political crisis with global implications by Ben Case August 23, 2014 People & Power

The social upheaval and military coup in Thailand reveal a crisis of democracy that may have implications for the future of democracies everywhere.

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