People & Power

Everything on politics, protest and resistance.

Don’t move, Occupy! Social movement vs social arrest

by Mehmet Döşemeci on November 5, 2013

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Our view of social movements has remained enthralled to an obsolete liberalism. It is high time to call the occupations what they are: social arrests.

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Occupied London issue #5: ‘Disorder of the Day’

by ROAR Collective on October 19, 2013

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As the frames of revolt reach a dazzling speed, this last issue of the anarchist journal takes a step back to reflect on the uprisings of recent years.

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Greek PM should explain his party’s links with fascism

by Dimitris Dalakoglou on October 9, 2013

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The conservative government of Antonis Samaras claims to be cracking down on “extremism”. But what skeletons does the Prime Minister hide in his closet?

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After years of neoliberal reform, authoritarian rule and increasing misery, further austerity measures drive the people of Sudan back into the street.

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Golden Dawn leader arrested in dubious crackdown

by Jerome Roos on September 28, 2013

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Greek state cracks down on neo-Nazi movement, but questions remain about how willing and able it truly is to stamp out the fascist threat it created.

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How I was knifed by Golden Dawn supporters — video

by ROAR Collective on September 27, 2013

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A young Greek woman describes how, on the day after the murder of antifascist rapper Pavlos Fyssas, she was physically assaulted by two neo-Nazi thugs.

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50.000 march on Golden Dawn headquarters in Athens

by Jerome Roos on September 26, 2013

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As the antifascist left stages an impressive show of force and numbers, the government finally embarks upon a belated crackdown on the neo-Nazi party.

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Golden Dawn: can the elite kill the monster it created?

by Leonidas Oikonomakis on September 25, 2013

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It seems that the Greek elite has decided to get rid of the neo-Nazi party following Pavlos’ killing. But can Pandora ever put the evil back in her box?

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Pavlos Fyssas: “I won’t cry, I won’t fear”

by ROAR Collective on September 18, 2013

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These defiant lyrics by Greek rapper Pavlos Fyssas, murdered by Golden Dawn thugs last night, display the fearlessness and hope he carried within him.

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How Occupy reinvented the language of democracy

by Jerome Roos on September 17, 2013

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The movement taught millions the language of autonomy, horizontalism and direct democracy. The question now is not whether it failed, but what’s next?

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