Kobani liberated! Kurdish forces push ISIS out of town

Thumbnail image for Kobani liberated! Kurdish forces push ISIS out of town by Joris Leverink January 26, 2015 News

After 134 days of resistance, the Kurdish forces of the YPG/YPJ have finally pushed IS out of Kobani. While the battle is won, the struggle continues.

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The rise of the Greek left is a call for pan-European change

Thumbnail image for The rise of the Greek left is a call for pan-European change by Antonis Broumas January 26, 2015 People & Power

The Greeks have voted for SYRIZA in order to be able to breathe, but deeper aspirations for freedom, social justice and radical democracy are very high.

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More Cowbells: new NSA leaks reveal extent of spying tactics

Thumbnail image for More Cowbells: new NSA leaks reveal extent of spying tactics by Associated Whistleblowing Press January 24, 2015 Tools & Technology

New leaks from the NSA archive, seen exclusively by ROAR, reveal that even the Internet’s most basic architecture — the DNS database — is compromised.

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Lights of rebellion shine at the Zapatista resistance festival

Thumbnail image for Lights of rebellion shine at the Zapatista resistance festival by Giovanni Cattaruzza January 19, 2015 Capitalism & Crisis

Last month, the Zapatistas organized the first World Festival of Rebellion and Resistance Against Capitalism. One participant shares his impressions.

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Toni Negri: from the refusal of labor to the seizure of power

Thumbnail image for Toni Negri: from the refusal of labor to the seizure of power by ROAR Collective January 18, 2015 Intellectuals & Ideology

From the refusal of labor to the seizure of power, the Italian militant and theorist talks to ROAR about class struggle in the contemporary metropolis.

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Cuban scholars: “US-style democracy not only option”

Thumbnail image for Cuban scholars: “US-style democracy not only option” by Avi Chomsky January 17, 2015 Development & Dependency

The opening of US-Cuban relations has been much debated. Here, Avi Chomsky translates the voices of Cuban intellectuals, excluded from Western media.

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People doing time, banks doing fine

Thumbnail image for People doing time, banks doing fine by Alexander Beunder January 15, 2015 Capitalism & Crisis

While banks have been saved by the state, the economic crisis has pushed many citizens into debt and as a result debtors’ prison is on the rise.

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Joint statement of the academic delegation to Rojava

Thumbnail image for Joint statement of the academic delegation to Rojava by ROAR Collective January 15, 2015 People & Power

Last December, an international delegation of scholars visited Rojava to learn about the revolution, gender liberation and democratic self-government.

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Yazidi refugees in Turkey: back to their homeland?

Thumbnail image for Yazidi refugees in Turkey: back to their homeland? by Aysan Sonmez January 14, 2015 People & Power

Suffering brutal attacks by ISIS, many Yazidis fled to Turkey. Now they are settled in refugee camps in the very lands their ancestors once came from.

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Repression as big business in pre-Olympic Rio de Janeiro

Thumbnail image for Repression as big business in pre-Olympic Rio de Janeiro by Jason O'Hara January 10, 2015 People & Power

Big bucks are to be made in hosting the 2014 World Cup and the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro — not least by repressing all voices of dissent.

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