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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Greece’s resounding OXI shakes Europe to the core

Thumbnail image for Greece’s resounding OXI shakes Europe to the core by Jerome Roos July 6, 2015 Capitalism & Crisis

The outcome of Sunday’s historic referendum marks a historic victory for people power — but with euro exit looming, Greece’s future remains wide open.

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Greece’s referendum: one no, many yeses!

Thumbnail image for Greece’s referendum: one no, many yeses! by Jerome Roos July 5, 2015 People & Power

A victory for OXI would not just help restore a sense of dignity to Greece; it would strengthen the ground for anti-austerity struggles across Europe.

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On eve of referendum, Greeks refuse to give in to fear

Thumbnail image for On eve of referendum, Greeks refuse to give in to fear by Jerome Roos July 5, 2015 Media & Manipulation

The campaign of fear and lies by the political, financial and media establishment has backfired: as Greece prepares to vote, the fear is changing sides.

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Greece needs a Plan C: for the commons and communality

Thumbnail image for Greece needs a Plan C: for the commons and communality by Jerome Roos July 4, 2015 People & Power

Whatever the outcome of the referendum, tough times are ahead. To survive, Greek society will need to reinvigorate the commons and communal solidarity.

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Our responsibility to vote ‘NO’ in the Greek referendum

Thumbnail image for Our responsibility to vote ‘NO’ in the Greek referendum by Theodoros Karyotis July 2, 2015 Capitalism & Crisis

A yes vote would entail a major setback for popular struggles; a NO vote, by contrast, would open up radical new horizons for the grassroots movement.

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It was the creditors who pushed Greece over the edge

Thumbnail image for It was the creditors who pushed Greece over the edge by Jerome Roos July 1, 2015 Capitalism & Crisis

If they had truly cared, the creditors could have easily prevented a default. Sadly, they found it more important to punish Greece and set an example.

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The IMF defaulted on Greece a long time ago

Thumbnail image for The IMF defaulted on Greece a long time ago by Jerome Roos June 30, 2015 Capitalism & Crisis

Even its own officials recognize that the IMF played a leading role in Greece’s economic collapse. It is time for the Fund to own up and pay its dues.

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Justice for Mitch Henriquez: Black Lives Matter goes Dutch

Thumbnail image for Justice for Mitch Henriquez: Black Lives Matter goes Dutch by Mathijs van de Sande June 30, 2015 News

Public opinion happily condemns systemic racism and excessive police force in other countries, but racist police violence is far from limited to the US.

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No more ‘Yes to all’: time for a proud and dignified ‘NO!’

Thumbnail image for No more ‘Yes to all’: time for a proud and dignified ‘NO!’ by Leonidas Oikonomakis June 29, 2015 People & Power

Finally, the Greek people will be able to say a dignified ‘NO!’ to austerity. We owe it to those who suffered, those who migrated — and those who died.

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