Reflections

“During times of universal deceit, telling the truth becomes a revolutionary act,” George Orwell

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The horrifying bloodshed following the ouster of the Muslim Brotherhood reveals that Egypt’s true oppressors have never truly been removed from power.

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Post image for Žižek accuses Chomsky of thinking ‘like a 12-year-old’

Žižek suggests that mind of world’s leading linguist and most-cited living scholar “functions like that of a twelve-year-old” in matters of philosophy.

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Noam Chomsky replies to Žižek’s “fantasies”

by ROAR Collective on July 22, 2013

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In the ongoing spat between the two giants of the intellectual left, Chomsky accuses Žižek of finding “literally nothing that is empirically wrong.”

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Post image for The incredible story of Greece’s ‘most wanted’ journalist

A portrait of Kostas Vaxevanis, Greece’s most persecuted journalist, who acquired global fame and national notoriety after publishing the Lagarde list.

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Greek political prisoner on hunger strike is finally freed

by Leonidas Oikonomakis on July 12, 2013

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Kostas Sakkas, the Greek anarchist who went on a 38-day hunger strike to protest his 2,5 year imprisonment without trial has finally been freed on bail.

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Why the Egyptian revolution is far from dead

by Philip Rizk on July 11, 2013

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The revolution lives. Even if we face a serious threat of its co-optation, popular rule is clearly moving out of the institutions and into the streets.

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In Egypt, the real regime still has to fall

by Jerome Roos on July 5, 2013

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Egypt’s revolutionary process is a complicated convolution of people power and military co-optation. To succeed, it will have to take on the army anew.

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Egypt’s revolution will never be complete until the authoritarian neoliberal state is finally dismantled. Only the power of the streets can do this.

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Statement from Edward Snowden in Moscow

by ROAR Collective on July 2, 2013

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WikiLeaks published a statement by Edward Snowden in Moscow, where the whistleblower is in involuntary exile following the revocation of his passport.

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Post image for Millions take to the streets in Egypt’s biggest protest ever

Military source claims that as many as 14 million could have mobilized across the country, which would constitute the largest protest in world history.

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