Jerome Roos

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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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Post image for Where is the protest? A reply to Graeber and Lapavitsas

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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Post image for Greece’s so-called recovery: a dangerous delusion

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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Post image for In each other we trust: coining alternatives to capitalism

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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Post image for Video: Spanish police attack and injure seven journalists

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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Post image for Managing disorder: towards a global state of control?

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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Future Suspended: a new documentary on Athens

by Jerome Roos on February 24, 2014

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Through a cinematic traversal of the city, Future Suspended traces the transformation of Athens’ crisis-ridden public space and those who dwell in it.

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Who is responsible for the violence in Venezuela?

by Jerome Roos on February 24, 2014

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While the international media focuses mostly on state repression, the deadly violence of the right-wing opposition goes almost entirely unmentioned.

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Post image for Venezuela: it’s the opposition that’s anti-democratic

Don’t be fooled by the sight of protests in Venezuela: this time the anti-democratic villains are not in government but in the US-backed opposition.

Greenwald and the limits of billionaire journalism

by Jerome Roos on February 11, 2014

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The Intercept can deal a major blow to the ideological apparatus of the security state — but how far can it go in attacking the privileges of the 1%?

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