Greek referendum: euro crisis explodes into dramatic climax

Thumbnail image for Greek referendum: euro crisis explodes into dramatic climax by Jerome Roos June 29, 2015 Capitalism & Crisis

Those who accuse the Greeks of “recklessness” are mistaken: the creditors’ utter contempt for democracy left them with no other choice but a rupture.

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Precarity in Paradise: the Barcelona model

Thumbnail image for Precarity in Paradise: the Barcelona model by Peter Gelderloos June 28, 2015 Reflections

Fusing gentrification, technology, tourism and anti-terrorism, the Barcelona model of urban redevelopment has sparked an upsurge of popular resistance.

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Rojava cantons connected after major Kurdish victory

Thumbnail image for Rojava cantons connected after major Kurdish victory by Yvo Fitzherbert June 17, 2015 People & Power

The capture of Tel Abyad is a crucial victory for Syria’s Kurds — and a major blow to ISIS. Meanwhile, Turkey seems displeased with the jihadists’ defeat.

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In Turkey, a perfect storm gathers on the horizon

Thumbnail image for In Turkey, a perfect storm gathers on the horizon by Jerome Roos June 13, 2015 Capitalism & Crisis

A financial crisis looms in Turkey as internal instability and external pressures reveal the contradictions of Erdoğan’s debt-driven development model.

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After the uprising: lessons from Rojava for Baltimore

Thumbnail image for After the uprising: lessons from Rojava for Baltimore by Ben Reynolds June 12, 2015 People & Power

The Baltimore uprising showed that direct action can force concessions from the state. What is still lacking is a coherent strategy for radical change.

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Bin Laden’s death and the fairy tale of the War on Terror

Thumbnail image for Bin Laden’s death and the fairy tale of the War on Terror by Peter Bloom June 9, 2015 Media & Manipulation

Recent revelations have challenged the official version of Bin Laden’s death, but the real cover-up concerns the motivations behind the War on Terror.

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The HDP’s victory is a barrier against autocracy in Turkey

Thumbnail image for The HDP’s victory is a barrier against autocracy in Turkey by Joris Leverink June 8, 2015 People & Power

For the first time, a pro-Kurdish party has entered into the Turkish parliament, throwing a spanner in the works of Erdoğan’s autocratic ambitions.

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Reimagining our collective powers against austerity

Thumbnail image for Reimagining our collective powers against austerity by Max Haiven June 5, 2015 Poetry & Philosophy

Commons emerge as we attempt to reclaim solidarity, autonomy and possibility through struggle — and that necessarily implies a confrontation with power.

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Kurdish autonomy between dream and reality

Thumbnail image for Kurdish autonomy between dream and reality by Alex de Jong June 4, 2015 People & Power

In this interview, Joost Jongerden reflects on the Rojava revolution, Öcalan’s leadership role, the position of women in the Kurdish struggle and the PKK.

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“The genocide continues”: Kamp Armen under threat

Thumbnail image for “The genocide continues”: Kamp Armen under threat by Joris Leverink June 3, 2015 Actions

In Turkey the cultural genocide of minority groups continues. Now, a Gezi-like resistance movement tries to turn the tide and build a common future.

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