Impressions of Rojava: a report from the revolution

Thumbnail image for Impressions of Rojava: a report from the revolution by Janet Biehl December 16, 2014 People & Power

In early December an international delegation visited Rojava’s Cezire canton where they learned about the ongoing revolution, cooperation and tolerance.

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A history of state repression in Guerrero, Mexico

Thumbnail image for A history of state repression in Guerrero, Mexico by Francisco Alonso December 12, 2014 People & Power

The recent massacre of 43 students shocked the world, but was only the latest act in a long history of state repression in Mexico’s Guerrero region.

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Tides of relief: Nikos Romanos wins victory in hunger strike

Thumbnail image for Tides of relief: Nikos Romanos wins victory in hunger strike by ROAR Collective December 11, 2014 People & Power

After a month on hunger strike and weeks of solidarity protests, the anarchist prisoner Nikos Romanos is finally granted his demands by the government.

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Podemos: the political upstart taking Spain by force

Thumbnail image for Podemos: the political upstart taking Spain by force by Carlos Delclós December 9, 2014 People & Power

Some frequent questions about the political singularity that now leads the polls in Spain. Just who are Podemos? And could they be a force for change?

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From New York to Greece, we revolt ‘cus we can’t breathe

Thumbnail image for From New York to Greece, we revolt ‘cus we can’t breathe by Jerome Roos December 7, 2014 People & Power

We can’t breathe faced with this injustice. We can’t breathe because we are seething with rage. We must revolt — for a breath of freedom and justice.

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Could Greece be on the verge of another social explosion?

Thumbnail image for Could Greece be on the verge of another social explosion? by Jerome Roos December 5, 2014 People & Power

The hunger strike of an anarchist prisoner and the reaction on the streets are rekindling long-standing conflicts in Greek society going back to 1944.

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Anarchist prisoner’s hunger strike sparks riots in Athens

Thumbnail image for Anarchist prisoner’s hunger strike sparks riots in Athens by Parthena Xanthopoulou-Dimitriadou December 3, 2014 News

Clashes broke out in Exarchia last night after a solidarity march for the anarchist prisoner Nikos Romanos, who has been on hunger strike for 24 days.

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Latest ISIS attack on Kobanê implicates Turkey once more

Thumbnail image for Latest ISIS attack on Kobanê implicates Turkey once more by Iskender Doğu December 2, 2014 People & Power

This weekend ISIS attacked Kobanê from Turkish soil. While Turkish complicity in the attack is hard to prove, the events raises some important questions.

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Hunger strike in Greece: for a breath of freedom

Thumbnail image for Hunger strike in Greece: for a breath of freedom by Danai Limneou December 1, 2014 People & Power

Twenty days ago anarchist prisoner Nikos Romanos went on hunger strike to demand his educational furlough. His situation is described as ‘critical’.

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‘Let’s win back Barcelona’: the rise of Guanyem

Thumbnail image for ‘Let’s win back Barcelona’: the rise of Guanyem by Kate Shea Baird November 30, 2014 People & Power

On a wave of political struggles, a new municipal platform — Guanyem Barcelona — was launched this year with a “democratic rebellion” as its goal.

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