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“The most revolutionary thing one can do is always to proclaim loudly what is happening,” Rosa Luxemburg

Justice for Mitch Henriquez: Black Lives Matter goes Dutch

by Mathijs van de Sande on June 30, 2015

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Public opinion happily condemns systemic racism and excessive police force in other countries, but racist police violence is far from limited to the US.

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Towards a new municipal agenda in Spain?

by Carlos Delclós on May 27, 2015

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A new film explains why Spain’s right-wing press reflections on the elections are wrong: they fail to understand where the new leaders really come from.

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Grassroots movements sweep into Barcelona town hall

by ROAR Collective on May 25, 2015

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The radically democratic citizen platform Barcelona en Comú wins the municipal elections in a major step forward for the struggle to reclaim the city.

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Black Lives Matter marches on streets of Madison

by Salinas Duda on March 13, 2015

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The murder of Tony Robinson shows once again that violence against people of color is a function — not a quirk — of the US law enforcement system.

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The candidate will provide illustrations for the cover and essays of ROAR Magazine’s first print issue. We are looking for someone who can start ASAP.

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Ayotzinapa: the aftermath of a drama

by Merel de Buck on February 3, 2015

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The shock of the Ayotzinapa drama still reverberates months later. Social movements are battling to make use of the space for action that opened up.

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From #Takethesquare to São Paulo’s #FreeYourPark

by Bernardo Gutiérrez on January 29, 2015

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After the square occupations of the past years, the Augusta Park actions in São Paulo, Brazil, open a new phase based on a vision of the commons.

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Kobani liberated! Kurdish forces push ISIS out of town

by Joris Leverink on January 26, 2015

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After 134 days of resistance, the Kurdish forces of the YPG/YPJ have finally pushed IS out of Kobani. While the battle is won, the struggle continues.

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New social movements arise in Bosnia Herzegovina

by Chiara Milan on December 18, 2014

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New grassroots movements, assemblies and unions are arising in Bosnia Herzegovina. Other post-Yugoslav countries experience similar returns of the left.

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Anarchist prisoner’s hunger strike sparks riots in Athens

by Parthena Xanthopoulou-Dimitriadou on December 3, 2014

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Clashes broke out in Exarchia last night after a solidarity march for the anarchist prisoner Nikos Romanos, who has been on hunger strike for 24 days.

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