Capitalism & Crisis

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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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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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