El Libertario: beware Venezuela’s false ‘anarchists’

Thumbnail image for El Libertario: beware Venezuela’s false ‘anarchists’ by George Ciccariello-Maher March 28, 2014 People & Power

Not everyone who calls themselves anarchists are worthy of the name. Before expressing our solidarity, we should be clear who it is we are supporting.

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David Harvey: the crisis of capitalism this time around

Thumbnail image for David Harvey: the crisis of capitalism this time around by David Harvey March 24, 2014 Capitalism & Crisis

In this excerpt from his new book, the leading geographer reflects on the ongoing capitalist crisis and the historical moment in which we find ourselves.

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Video: hundreds of thousands march in Madrid

Thumbnail image for Video: hundreds of thousands march in Madrid by Global Uprisings March 23, 2014 People & Power

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

Thumbnail image for New documentary: Bosnia and Herzegovina in Spring by Global Uprisings March 21, 2014 People & Power

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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Twitter shut down in Turkey amidst rising tensions

Thumbnail image for Twitter shut down in Turkey amidst rising tensions by Joris Leverink March 21, 2014 People & Power

In his latest attempt to crack down on the country’s voices of dissent, Turkish Prime Minister Erdoğan has shut down Twitter, sparking general outrage.

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Spent? Capitalism’s growing problem with anxiety

Thumbnail image for Spent? Capitalism’s growing problem with anxiety by JD Taylor March 14, 2014 Culture & Critique

In today’s turbo-charged and austerity-ravaged economy, anxiety and insecurity have become the new normal. How did this happen — and how do we fight back?

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Death of Turkish teenager awakens dormant Gezi spirit

Thumbnail image for Death of Turkish teenager awakens dormant Gezi spirit by Binnaz Saktanber March 12, 2014 People & Power

The death of 15-year-old Berkin Elvan, who spent 269 days in coma after being hit by a teargas canister last June, is sparking renewed protests in Turkey.

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Cocaleros on Morales: “what a monster we created!”

Thumbnail image for Cocaleros on Morales: “what a monster we created!” by Leonidas Oikonomakis March 11, 2014 People & Power

Faced with international pressure to reduce coca production, Morales is increasingly cracking down on the poor cocaleros who once voted him into power.

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Dysfunctional PhDs in a dysfunctional university

Thumbnail image for Dysfunctional PhDs in a dysfunctional university by Bran Thoreau March 8, 2014 Education & Emancipation

If one’s experience as a PhD student is dominated by hierarchy, perhaps that also says something about the changes occurring in academia more generally.

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Heathwood: critical theory for revolutionary practice

Thumbnail image for Heathwood: critical theory for revolutionary practice by ROAR Collective March 4, 2014 Intellectuals & Ideology

Through reflections on Occupy’s politics, Heathwood Press has been at the forefront of a reconfiguration of critical theory for revolutionary practice.

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