Capitalism & Crisis

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ROAR presenta: ‘Utopía en el Horizonte’

by Jerome Roos on November 17, 2012

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ROAR presenta: ‘Utopía en el Horizonte’, un documental sobre la crisis griega y la resistencia contra la austeridad, dedicado a los que decidieron luchar.

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Finance capital: free market or global drug cartel?

by Andrew Marshall on November 2, 2012

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Welcome to the Age of Austerity, where “market discipline” refers to the rule of a global financial Mafia built on drug trade, fraud and exploitation.

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MUTE: the visualization of an economic rape

by Jerome Roos on October 17, 2012

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Without too many words — or even better, no words at all — Mute gives us a picture of the Greek crisis; an economic rape turning into a social one.

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ROAR on RT: “Spain should repudiate its debt”

by Jerome Roos on October 2, 2012

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“To end austerity, Spain should heed the lessons of Argentina, Ecuador and Iceland — and default on its debt,” says ROAR founder Jerome Roos on RT.

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Aiming to spark a “mass upsurge of debt resistance”, the Strike Debt campaign is one of the most promising initiatives to have emerged out of Occupy to date.

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Greece is not a dog: the arrogance of the austerians

by Ingeborg Beugel on September 11, 2012

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Dutch and German politicians like to blame Greece for refusing to stick to the agreements — but, in truth, the Greeks are doing more than they should.

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Indignados: austerity as a violation of human rights

by Marta Sánchez on August 7, 2012

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By drawing attention to the systematic violation of human rights, 15-M has helped to shine a light on the illegitimacy of the financial structure.

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The Orwellian language behind the euro crisis

by Andrew Marshall on July 28, 2012

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In Europe’s debt crisis, language is not what it seems. Welcome to a world where crisis is stability, austerity is recovery, and poverty is power.

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Kleptocracy: debt as a method of legalized robbery

by Raimundo Viejo on July 26, 2012

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Debt is the mechanism that makes legalized robbery possible. This is why stopping the payment of our debt is an imperative in the defense of a decent life.

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ROAR contributor Carlos Delclos appeared on RT to explain why yesterday’s clashes in Madrid are a logical outgrowth of the state’s handling of the crisis.

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