People & Power

Everything on politics, protest and resistance.

Photoshopping away police torture in Greece

by Leonidas Oikonomakis on February 7, 2013

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Greek police may vainly try to photoshop away the torture of four alleged bank robbers, but they cannot gloss over the radicalization of Greek youth.

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Catalonia: emancipation or politics as usual?

by Carlos Delclós on January 30, 2013

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As Catalan parties square off with the federal government to claim independence from Spain, the reality of the street remains one of deferred dreams.

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In Egypt, anarchists carry the revolution forward

by Jerome Roos on January 28, 2013

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The media may be puzzled by the emergence of anarchists in Tahrir, but the truth is that anarchism was behind the insurrectionary impulse from the start.

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Tahrir and the undying spirit of revolt

by Jerome Roos on January 25, 2013

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If there is one lesson we have to learn from the endless struggle of the Egyptians, it is this: don’t rely on anyone to make your revolution for you.

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‘Them and Us’: new essays by Subcomandante Marcos

by ROAR Collective on January 25, 2013

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In a new series of essays, Subcomandante Marcos of the EZLN lays out the differences between those in power and those who choose to organize from below.

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From the rise of the #YoSoy132 student movement to the resurgence of the Zapatistas, Mexico remains at the very heart of the global cycle of struggles.

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In Greece, the criminals live in other Villas

by Leonidas Oikonomakis on January 20, 2013

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Claiming to fight lawlessness and chaos, the Greek state is cracking down on one of the last bulwarks against fascism: the anarchist squats of Athens.

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This beautiful short film provides a portrait of Canada’s Idle No More movement, which marks the continuation of 500 years of indigenous resistance.

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EZLN comunicado: Zapatistas announce next steps

by ROAR Collective on January 3, 2013

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Following the largest mobilization since its uprising of January 1, 1994, the Zapatista Army of National Liberation releases the following communiqué.

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The Zapatistas are back! From the dark of night, the command of the Zapatista Army of National Liberation has just released the following communiqué.

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