Social media and movements: is the love affair really over?

Thumbnail image for Social media and movements: is the love affair really over? by Thomas Swann July 31, 2015 People & Power

Social media are monitored and controlled by large corporations. Can they also facilitate the kind of self-organization that defines radical politics?

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The PAH: defending the right to housing in Spain

Thumbnail image for The PAH: defending the right to housing in Spain by Timothy Ginty July 23, 2015 Capitalism & Crisis

In Spain, where the government bails out banks, the Platform for People Affected by Mortgages (PAH) bails out families and defends their right to housing.

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The problem with center-left critiques of neoliberalism

Thumbnail image for The problem with center-left critiques of neoliberalism by Martijn Konings July 22, 2015 Capitalism & Crisis

The Polanyian preoccupation with the social limits to the expansion of the market is really just a distraction from our own investment in the status quo.

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#TalkReal: is it time for the left to abandon the EU?

Thumbnail image for #TalkReal: is it time for the left to abandon the EU? by European Alternatives July 22, 2015 Intellectuals & Ideology

Journalist Owen Jones recently asked whether it is time for the left to abandon the EU. In this episode of #TalkReal, four guests discuss the question.

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Suruç massacre: today we mourn, tomorrow we rebuild

Thumbnail image for Suruç massacre: today we mourn, tomorrow we rebuild by Yvo Fitzherbert July 21, 2015 People & Power

The bombing of the Amara Cultural Center was meant to inspire fear and keep people from acting in solidarity with Kobane. We must not let ISIS succeed.

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Syriza surrenders: time for renewed popular resistance

Thumbnail image for Syriza surrenders: time for renewed popular resistance by Theodoros Karyotis July 13, 2015 People & Power

Now that Syriza has caved in to the creditors, the need for grassroots mobilization is more urgent than ever. A new cycle of struggles is ahead of us.

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Greece’s capitulation reveals deep conflicts within Eurozone

Thumbnail image for Greece’s capitulation reveals deep conflicts within Eurozone by Jerome Roos July 12, 2015 Capitalism & Crisis

Rather than resolving the euro crisis, Tsipras’ unexpected U-turn has revealed deep conflicts among the creditors, who now fight over how to respond.

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Love and Revolution: an interview with Srećko Horvat

Thumbnail image for Love and Revolution: an interview with Srećko Horvat by Srećko Horvat July 10, 2015 Intellectuals & Ideology

Creston Davis, Director of the Global Center for Advanced Studies, interviews the Croatian philosopher Srećko Horvat about his forthcoming book on love.

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Greece should reject the Eurozone’s latest ultimatum

Thumbnail image for Greece should reject the Eurozone’s latest ultimatum by Jerome Roos July 8, 2015 Capitalism & Crisis

Just two days after Greek voters rejected their creditors’ ultimatum, Tsipras is given another one. It’s time to follow the people’s lead and say NO.

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Energy from below: the anti-fracking movement

Thumbnail image for Energy from below: the anti-fracking movement by Fauset Finley July 7, 2015 Environment & Energy

The anti-fracking movement is about more than ecological issues. Discussing alternative ways to organize energy and society are central to this struggle.

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