Capitalism & Crisis

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Autonomy: an idea whose time has come

by Jerome Roos on June 23, 2013

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The global struggle for real democracy exposes the divorce of power and politics at the heart of the capitalist state. Autonomy is the only way forward.

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Post image for The IMF’s “mistakes” on Greece are nothing new

The IMF’s self-admitted errors in the Greek bailout were not just “mistakes”: they were the deliberate reproduction of a classical ideological script.

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Vio.Me: the Greek factory without bosses — an interview

by Leonidas Oikonomakis on June 5, 2013

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In this interview, two representatives of the recovered and self-managed factory in Thessaloniki share the story of their struggle for workers’ control.

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Post image for Blockupy paralyzes Frankfurt for second year in a row

Clashes break out as police try to keep thousands of Blockupy activists from shutting down the European Central Bank in Frankfurt’s financial district.

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Post image for Euro Crisis: Between the Streets and the Trading Floors

In this new paper, ROAR founder Jérôme Roos provides a theoretical framework for understanding the nature of popular resistance to austerity in Europe.

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Post image for Why Europe can’t just “fix” youth unemployment

Our problems are not due to a lack of innovative ideas; they are due to an excess of financial power concentrated in the hands of an elite of bankers.

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New report: no austerity for EU military spending

by ROAR Collective on May 11, 2013

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High levels of military spending played a key role in the unfolding European sovereign debt crisis — and continue to undermine efforts to resolve it.

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Chomsky-Foucault debate removed due to copyright

by ROAR Collective on May 10, 2013

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In a grandiose display of Foucauldian irony, one of the greatest anti-capitalist debates of our time has been reduced to an intellectual commodity.

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Post image for The City at a Time of Crisis: research project on Athens

A collective of researchers, photographers and filmmakers comes together to launch a powerful new multimedia research project on the crisis in Athens.

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Post image for Financial Empire and the global debtors’ prison

Financial Empire may have reduced us all to debt prisoners, but we can still become the social protagonists of history’s greatest-ever prison break.

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