Bin Laden’s death and the fairy tale of the War on Terror

Thumbnail image for Bin Laden’s death and the fairy tale of the War on Terror by Peter Bloom June 9, 2015 Media & Manipulation

Recent revelations have challenged the official version of Bin Laden’s death, but the real cover-up concerns the motivations behind the War on Terror.

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The HDP’s victory is a barrier against autocracy in Turkey

Thumbnail image for The HDP’s victory is a barrier against autocracy in Turkey by Joris Leverink June 8, 2015 People & Power

For the first time, a pro-Kurdish party has entered into the Turkish parliament, throwing a spanner in the works of Erdoğan’s autocratic ambitions.

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Reimagining our collective powers against austerity

Thumbnail image for Reimagining our collective powers against austerity by Max Haiven June 5, 2015 Poetry & Philosophy

Commons emerge as we attempt to reclaim solidarity, autonomy and possibility through struggle — and that necessarily implies a confrontation with power.

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Kurdish autonomy between dream and reality

Thumbnail image for Kurdish autonomy between dream and reality by Alex de Jong June 4, 2015 People & Power

In this interview, Joost Jongerden reflects on the Rojava revolution, Öcalan’s leadership role, the position of women in the Kurdish struggle and the PKK.

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“The genocide continues”: Kamp Armen under threat

Thumbnail image for “The genocide continues”: Kamp Armen under threat by Joris Leverink June 3, 2015 Actions

In Turkey the cultural genocide of minority groups continues. Now, a Gezi-like resistance movement tries to turn the tide and build a common future.

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Striking workers occupy Telefónica HQ in Barcelona

Thumbnail image for Striking workers occupy Telefónica HQ in Barcelona by Timothy Ginty June 2, 2015 People & Power

Mistreated by Movistar and abandoned by their unions, telephone technicians take matters in their own hands — and occupy their employer’s headquarters.

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Fifteen years of community-controlled water in Bolivia

Thumbnail image for Fifteen years of community-controlled water in Bolivia by Marina Sitrin June 1, 2015 Reflections

Marina Sitrin interviews Marcela Olivera, an activist in Bolivia’s Water Wars of 2000, about the victories of the movement and its ongoing legacy today.

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New film: From Gazi to Gezi – a stone’s throw away

Thumbnail image for New film: From Gazi to Gezi – a stone’s throw away by ROAR Collective May 29, 2015 People & Power

This award-winning film on the Gezi uprising by Ross Domoney captures the poetry behind a rebellion; the art of resistance and the power of the spoken word.

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Towards a new municipal agenda in Spain?

Thumbnail image for Towards a new municipal agenda in Spain? by Carlos Delclós May 27, 2015 News

A new film explains why Spain’s right-wing press reflections on the elections are wrong: they fail to understand where the new leaders really come from.

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David Harvey: reclaiming the city from Kobane to Baltimore

Thumbnail image for David Harvey: reclaiming the city from Kobane to Baltimore by Sardar Saadi May 26, 2015 Intellectuals & Ideology

In this interview with ROAR, the leading Marxist geographer reflects on Rojava, Baltimore and urban life as the terrain of contemporary class struggle.

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