Capitalist crisis, corporate power, subverted democracy

Thumbnail image for Capitalist crisis, corporate power, subverted democracy by Jerome Roos June 6, 2012 Capitalism & Crisis

Does business occupy a privileged position in capitalism? Why do indebted countries not default more often? And do we really live in a democracy?

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Alexis Tsipras, Greece’s rising star, is a radical in name only

Thumbnail image for Alexis Tsipras, Greece’s rising star, is a radical in name only by Jerome Roos June 6, 2012 Capitalism & Crisis

For Europe, the leader of SYRIZA is a dangerous Greek populist. For Žižek he is a voice of reason. In truth, he is just an outspoken social democrat.

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Egypt: join our resistance to the counter-revolution!

Thumbnail image for Egypt: join our resistance to the counter-revolution! by Jerome Roos June 5, 2012 People & Power

Our comrades in Cairo call for a boycott of the upcoming presidential elections and a resumption of the revolutionary process for real democracy.

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The media witch hunt goes on: stop austerity in Greece!

Thumbnail image for The media witch hunt goes on: stop austerity in Greece! by Ingeborg Beugel June 4, 2012 Media & Manipulation

Three years down the line, with Europe steadily driving Greece to the brink, the international media continues its smear campaign against the Greek people.

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Québec: “we didn’t know it was impossible, so we did it!”

Thumbnail image for Québec: “we didn’t know it was impossible, so we did it!” by Malav Kanuga May 28, 2012 Education & Emancipation

Over the past 3,5 months, a student strike against tuition hikes in Québec has evolved into one of the biggest anti-capitalist movements in North America.

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Casseroles in Québec: stunning video of student strike

Thumbnail image for Casseroles in Québec: stunning video of student strike by Jerome Roos May 26, 2012 Education & Emancipation

For over 100 days now, the students of Québec have been on strike in protest against rising tuition fees. This stunning video is rightly going viral.

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‘Occupy Mordor’ in Spain: the finger in Sauron’s eye

Thumbnail image for ‘Occupy Mordor’ in Spain: the finger in Sauron’s eye by Carlos Delclós May 25, 2012 Capitalism & Crisis

With Spain bracing for a run on the banks, the #OccupyMordor protest in front of the Caixa bank in Barcelona strikes the system where it hurts most.

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Occupy Mordor and education strike in Barcelona — in photos

Thumbnail image for Occupy Mordor and education strike in Barcelona — in photos by Sam Cossar-Gilbert May 25, 2012 People & Power

In Barcelona, the revolution did not stop on 15-M — it continues with a massive education strike and a constant cacerolada in front of the Caixa bank.

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We need new slogans: what if Greece went Argentina’s way?

Thumbnail image for We need new slogans: what if Greece went Argentina’s way? by Leonidas Oikonomakis May 25, 2012 People & Power

With the Left poised to take power in Greece, we would do well to remember how Kirchner killed the piqueteros and saved capitalism in Argentina.

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Chicago: police violence at NATO protests — in pictures

Thumbnail image for Chicago: police violence at NATO protests — in pictures by Jerome Roos May 22, 2012 People & Power

Thousands descend upon Chicago in a large demonstration against capitalism, austerity and war during a 4-day summit of NATO leaders in the city.

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