Organizing social space as if social relations mattered

Thumbnail image for Organizing social space as if social relations mattered by Cindy Milstein June 13, 2014 Culture & Critique

If a society beyond capitalism is to stand any chance, we will have to forge different social relations and create new forms of social organization.

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Counter-power as common power: beyond horizontalism

Thumbnail image for Counter-power as common power: beyond horizontalism by Not An Alternative June 6, 2014 People & Power

Occupy was powerful not because of its consensus decision-making processes but because of its participants’ collective commitment to a shared idea.

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In Greece, a battle to reclaim the seashore as commons

Thumbnail image for In Greece, a battle to reclaim the seashore as commons by Maria Hadjimichael June 4, 2014 Environment & Energy

A grassroots campaign is taking off against the proposed privatization and commodification of one of Greece’s last-remaining utopias: its coastline.

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Environmentalists and workers of the world, unite!

Thumbnail image for Environmentalists and workers of the world, unite! by Stefania Barca June 3, 2014 Culture & Critique

The conflict between labor and the environment is a neoliberal construct. What we need is a broad coalition that can fundamentally transform production.

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‘Today we resist’: celebrating Gezi one year later

Thumbnail image for ‘Today we resist’: celebrating Gezi one year later by Joris Leverink May 31, 2014 People & Power

One year since the start of the Gezi protests, and with a major debt crisis in the making, the resistance to Erdoğan’s embattled government continues.

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Kazova: the Turkish factory under workers’ control

Thumbnail image for Kazova: the Turkish factory under workers’ control by Joris Leverink May 29, 2014 People & Power

On the eve of the first anniversary of the Gezi uprising, a small group of textile workers explores a radical alternative: occupy, resist, produce!

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Between Light and Shadow: Marcos’ last words

Thumbnail image for Between Light and Shadow: Marcos’ last words by ROAR Collective May 28, 2014 People & Power

Here is the English translation of Subcomandante Marcos’ last public statement: “We think it is necessary for one of us to die so that Galeano lives.”

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91-year-old Greek WWII hero wins big in Euro-elections

Thumbnail image for 91-year-old Greek WWII hero wins big in Euro-elections by Jerome Roos May 26, 2014 People & Power

Manolis Glezos, famous for tearing down the Swastika from the Acropolis in 1941, will take his seat in a European Parliament populated with neo-Nazis.

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Farewell Marcos, long live Subcomandante Galeano!

Thumbnail image for Farewell Marcos, long live Subcomandante Galeano! by Leonidas Oikonomakis May 26, 2014 People & Power

Subcomandante Marcos of the Zapatistas no longer exists: “We think one of us must die so Galeano can live. So death does not take a life but a name.”

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Conscience on trial: the United States vs Manning

Thumbnail image for Conscience on trial: the United States vs Manning by Anthony Tarrant May 26, 2014 Books

Clark Stoeckley’s new book sheds a bright light on the case of Private Manning, whose trial the US government has tried so hard to shroud in secrecy.

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