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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Grassroots movements sweep into Barcelona town hall

Thumbnail image for Grassroots movements sweep into Barcelona town hall by ROAR Collective May 25, 2015 News

The radically democratic citizen platform Barcelona en Comú wins the municipal elections in a major step forward for the struggle to reclaim the city.

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Beyond the ballot box: Apoyo Mutuo in Spain

Thumbnail image for Beyond the ballot box: Apoyo Mutuo in Spain by Mark Bray May 22, 2015 People & Power

Frustrated with the empty plazas and Podemos’ electoral politics, a new social movement has emerged seeking a return to the popular horizontalism of 15-M.

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Why does Greece not simply get it over with and default?

Thumbnail image for Why does Greece not simply get it over with and default? by Jerome Roos May 21, 2015 Capitalism & Crisis

History has shown that defaulting countries tend to fall harder but recover faster. So why does Greece’s left-led government not simply get it over with?

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Holloway: Critical Thought against the Capitalist Hydra

Thumbnail image for Holloway: Critical Thought against the Capitalist Hydra by John Holloway May 19, 2015 Intellectuals & Ideology

Talk by John Holloway presented to the Zapatista Seminar on “Critical Thought against the Hydra of Capitalism,” San Cristóbal de las Casas, May 7, 2015.

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In Napoli, a struggle for justice after police kill 16-year-old

Thumbnail image for In Napoli, a struggle for justice after police kill 16-year-old by Jelle Bruinsma May 19, 2015 People & Power

Last September, Napoli police killed a 16-year-old kid from a poor neighborhood. Together with social movements, the family still fights for justice.

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For Bosnia’s workers, the struggle is far from over

Thumbnail image for For Bosnia’s workers, the struggle is far from over by Chiara Milan May 16, 2015 People & Power

A year after a popular uprising took Bosnia and Herzegovina by force, the remaining workers of the DITA factory are still struggling to avoid bankruptcy.

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The Small Fires: reflections on the Baltimore uprising

Thumbnail image for The Small Fires: reflections on the Baltimore uprising by Steven Leyva May 14, 2015 Poetry & Philosophy

Following the city’s uprising against oppressive poverty and racism, Baltimore poet Steven Leyva reflects on the experience in a heartfelt lyrical essay.

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Opportunity in collapse: the horizon of the post-apocalyptic

Thumbnail image for Opportunity in collapse: the horizon of the post-apocalyptic by Joseph Todd May 12, 2015 Culture & Critique

What will happen when the state collapses? Will society descend into lawlessness, or can we seize the opportunity to let our human potential flourish?

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Have some respect — also for the Greeks, please!

Thumbnail image for Have some respect — also for the Greeks, please! by Ingeborg Beugel May 10, 2015 Culture & Critique

For five years, the Greeks have been publicly shamed, insulted, humiliated and spat upon by the rest of Europe. It is high time to show some respect.

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