Juncker’s call for an EU army is an affront to democracy

Thumbnail image for Juncker’s call for an EU army is an affront to democracy by Joseph Lacey March 24, 2015 People & Power

There is nothing constructive about the creeping manner in which EU integration proceeds. Juncker’s recent comments are an affront to democratic process.

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Poor fetishes, poor critiques: gentrification as violence

Thumbnail image for Poor fetishes, poor critiques: gentrification as violence by Gloria Dawson March 23, 2015 Culture & Critique

Hating on hipsters is not the answer to gentrification. If we want to reclaim our cities, we should organize for genuinely affordable housing in common.

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Ponzi property: the neoliberal delusion of homeownership

Thumbnail image for Ponzi property: the neoliberal delusion of homeownership by Kean Birch March 22, 2015 Capitalism & Crisis

The dream of homeownership has led many in the US and UK to buy into a Ponzi scheme of epic proportions. How much longer can the scam be maintained?

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Toronto strikes back against neoliberal education

Thumbnail image for Toronto strikes back against neoliberal education by ROAR Collective March 20, 2015 Education & Emancipation

The university strikes in Toronto are a powerful articulation of an emergent student and academic staff movement that is growing on campuses globally.

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Blockupy protesters crash ECB housewarming party

Thumbnail image for Blockupy protesters crash ECB housewarming party by Jerome Roos March 19, 2015 Capitalism & Crisis

Thousands converged upon Frankfurt to block the celebration of power and take the resistance to austerity into the heart of the European crisis regime.

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Why we occupy: LSE students mobilize for a free university

Thumbnail image for Why we occupy: LSE students mobilize for a free university by ROAR Collective March 18, 2015 Actions

Students at the London School of Economics join the budding movement against the neoliberal university by occupying the administration’s meeting room.

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Rethinking higher education: what is the New University?

Thumbnail image for Rethinking higher education: what is the New University? by Nicholas Vrousalis March 18, 2015 Education & Emancipation

The occupation of the Senate House by staff and students at the University of Amsterdam has rekindled the flame for a free and democratic university.

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Europe’s pink tide? Heeding the Latin American experience

Thumbnail image for Europe’s pink tide? Heeding the Latin American experience by Leonidas Oikonomakis March 14, 2015 People & Power

The rise of Syriza and Podemos closely mirrors the experience of the Latin American left. Can grassroots movement in Europe avoid the same pitfalls?

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Black Lives Matter marches on streets of Madison

Thumbnail image for Black Lives Matter marches on streets of Madison by Salinas Duda March 13, 2015 News

The murder of Tony Robinson shows once again that violence against people of color is a function — not a quirk — of the US law enforcement system.

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David Graeber: resistance in a time of total bureaucratization

Thumbnail image for David Graeber: resistance in a time of total bureaucratization by ROAR Collective March 11, 2015 Culture & Critique

The LSE anthropologist, Occupy organizer and author of The Utopia of Rules (2015) addresses the student occupation at the University of Amsterdam.

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