Capitalism & Crisis

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Corporate power: exposing the global 1%

by ROAR Collective on January 29, 2013

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In these infographics, the Transnational Institute offers a visual insight into who dominates our planet at a time of economic and ecological crisis.

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Austerity explained: a pocket guide to the EU crisis

by ROAR Collective on December 17, 2012

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By blaming the crisis on public spending, politicians’ and bankers’ only solution was to impose austerity. This has predictably worsened the debt crisis.

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HSBC just got away with knowingly laundering billions of dollars for global drug cartels, simply because regulators consider the bank “too big to fail”.

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The insufferable human drama of evictions in Spain

by Jerome Roos on December 14, 2012

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With 500 families being evicted in Spain every day, foreclosures have become a source of great suffering. But luckily, there are still those who resist.

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Poverty and social exclusion rising in Greece

by Leonidas Oikonomakis on December 13, 2012

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Poverty and exclusion have exploded in Greece, while the government continues to assault workers. The question that arises is very simple: who benefits?

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Lisbon Calling: #14N in Portugal — a short film

by Global Uprisings on November 29, 2012

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After three years of crisis and taking the bitter pill of EU/IMF-imposed austerity without much resistance, the Portuguese have finally begun to rebel.

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ROAR presents: ‘Utopia on the Horizon’

by Jerome Roos on November 17, 2012

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ROAR presents ‘Utopia on the Horizon’, a documentary on the Greek debt crisis and anti-austerity movement, dedicated to those who chose to struggle.

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Η Ουτοπία στον Ορίζοντα είναι ένα ντοκιμαντέρ του Jérôme Roos, του Andrés Cornejo και του Λεωνίδα Οικονομάκη, αφιερωμένο σε αυτούς που επιλέγουν να παλεύουν.

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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