People & Power

Everything on politics, protest and resistance.

Occupy Congress: indignados encircle parliament

by Jerome Roos on September 25, 2012

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On September 25, Spain’s Congress will be encircled by thousands of indignados who have come from all over the country to reclaim their democracy.

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Police crackdown on Occupy continues as over 180 are arrested during the peaceful celebration of the movement’s first anniversary in Lower Manhattan.

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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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Beyond Occupy: liberating ourselves from debt slavery

by Jerome Roos on September 17, 2012

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Last year we occupied the streets; the time has come to liberate them. The only way forward for our movement is to devise new forms of autonomous action.

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Post image for Beyond the vote: the crisis of representative democracy

Voting is meaningless when representatives are powerless in the face of greater forces. For democracy to work, we first of all need to wake up to reality.

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Post image for The Other 9/11: remembering the neoliberal coup in Chile

Today it is 39 years ago that Pinochet launched a bloody CIA-assisted coup against the democratically-elected socialist President Allende of Chile.

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I will remember all that happened here; I will remember what we are capable of; I will learn from past mistakes; and I will push for a better future.

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A Tale of Two Revolutions: a documentary on Egypt

by Nadim Fetaih on August 18, 2012

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To finish his film on the Egyptian revolution, and how it inspired a global youth uprising from Madrid and Athens to New York, Nadim needs your help.

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Indignados: re-asserting the human right to dream

by Marta Sánchez on August 16, 2012

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This struggle is not about being granted rights by government; it is an uprising in which people determine and exercise their rights for themselves.

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Spanish workers expropriate food from supermarkets

by Carlos Delclós on August 11, 2012

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Members of the Andalusian fieldworkers’ union expropriate cartloads full of food from Carrefour and Mercadona, and give it to the austerity-stricken poor.

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