Indignados take back square on movement’s anniversary

Thumbnail image for Indignados take back square on movement’s anniversary by Jerome Roos May 13, 2012 Capitalism & Crisis

Hundreds of thousands flock into Puerta del Sol as part of a global day of action to commemorate the first anniversary of the 15-M movement.

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The meaning and necessity of revolution in the 21st century

Thumbnail image for The meaning and necessity of revolution in the 21st century by Jerome Roos May 11, 2012 Intellectuals & Ideology

The global day of action on May 12 will mark the resurgence of our resistance. But what is the way forward for our movement in these times of crisis?

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Why Hollande won’t make a big difference for Europe

Thumbnail image for Why Hollande won’t make a big difference for Europe by Jerome Roos May 6, 2012 People & Power

If the French Socialist candidate is to do anything for the continent, it will be to legitimize an inherently unstable and profoundly unjust European capitalism.

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Oscar Wilde: The Soul of Man Under Socialism

Thumbnail image for Oscar Wilde: The Soul of Man Under Socialism by Jerome Roos May 5, 2012 Intellectuals & Ideology

Socialism would relieve us from that sordid necessity of living for others which, in the present condition, presses so hardly upon almost everybody.

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Felip Puig: the psychopath who keeps Barcelona on lock-down

Thumbnail image for Felip Puig: the psychopath who keeps Barcelona on lock-down by Carlos Delclós May 4, 2012 People & Power

With Barcelona on lock-down over a European Central Bank meeting, the Minister of the Interior of Catalonia is making a name for himself as a tyrant.

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Occupy May Day: the march on Wall Street — in pictures

Thumbnail image for Occupy May Day: the march on Wall Street — in pictures by Jerome Roos May 3, 2012 People & Power

Tens of thousands descended upon Manhattan this May Day to join the first nationwide wildcat strike in US history. Dozens were arrested by police.

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Mayhem 2012: gearing up for a global spring of discontent

Thumbnail image for Mayhem 2012: gearing up for a global spring of discontent by Jerome Roos April 29, 2012 Actions

In May, the 99 percent will open up new avenues of resistance as activists around the world gear up for the intensification of popular protest and direct action.

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Oblivion: manifesto for the OVNI festival in Barcelona

Thumbnail image for Oblivion: manifesto for the OVNI festival in Barcelona by Jerome Roos April 22, 2012 Culture & Critique

In May, OVNI organizes its 2012 festival with film screenings, debates and interventions. This year, the Commune and  Mahabharata take center stage.

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Blockupy Frankfurt: European mobilization on May 16-19

Thumbnail image for Blockupy Frankfurt: European mobilization on May 16-19 by Collettivo Prezzemolo April 21, 2012 Actions

This May, the squares will explode in a frenzy of popular resistance against the diktat of finance capital — and Frankfurt will be one of our key battlegrounds.

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There is an alternative: participatory economics

Thumbnail image for There is an alternative: participatory economics by Jerome Roos April 21, 2012 Capitalism & Crisis

In this interview, Michael Albert — co-founder of Znet — reflects on the vision of participatory economics, and how it could take us beyond capitalism.

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