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Pieces of Madrid: latest Global Uprisings documentary

by Global Uprisings on April 21, 2014

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The latest short documentary in the Global Uprisings series explores ongoing resistance and self-organization in the midst of the crisis in Spain.

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After a demonstration in Madrid on Saturday night, seven photographers were assaulted, beaten and injured by police as they tried to cover an arrest.

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Video: hundreds of thousands march in Madrid

by Global Uprisings on March 23, 2014

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Clashes break out as hundreds of thousands converge in the Spanish capital for a “March of Dignity” against austerity and the right-wing government.

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New documentary: Bosnia and Herzegovina in Spring

by Global Uprisings on March 21, 2014

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Latest film in the Global Uprisings series recounts the uprising that rocked Bosnia last month, spawning a countrywide experiment in direct democracy.

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Future Suspended: a new documentary on Athens

by Jerome Roos on February 24, 2014

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Through a cinematic traversal of the city, Future Suspended traces the transformation of Athens’ crisis-ridden public space and those who dwell in it.

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The economics of revolt: an interview with Paul Mason

by Global Uprisings on February 6, 2014

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Speaking at the Global Uprisings conference, the British journalist reflects on the connection between the crisis of capitalism and recent uprisings.

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Global Uprisings: fighting sexual assault in Egypt

by Global Uprisings on February 5, 2014

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In this first video in the Global Uprisings interview series, Egyptian activist Mariam Kirollos reflects on the fight against sexual assault in Cairo.

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Critchley and Philip Seymour Hoffman on happiness

by Jerome Roos on February 5, 2014

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Just a year before Philip Seymour Hoffman’s death, philosopher Simon Critchley spoke to the legendary actor about the happiness that eluded him so.

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This energetic documentary by Franklin Lopez recounts the story of the spectacular student movement that rocked the streets of Montreal early last year.

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While the battle over Mandela’s legacy rages, it would be good to look beyond his sainthood and assess the outcome of his presidency with sober eyes.

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