Halkidiki: where neither numbers nor people thrive

Thumbnail image for Halkidiki: where neither numbers nor people thrive by Leonidas Oikonomakis March 13, 2013 Development & Dependency

“Come and invest in Greece! Don’t worry about those rebellious local communities; we will safeguard your investments, all in the name of development!”

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The revolutionary is dead; long live the revolution!

Thumbnail image for The revolutionary is dead; long live the revolution! by Jerome Roos March 10, 2013 People & Power

Chavez did much to include Venezuela’s marginalized poor, but the demise of the revolutionary may yet turn out to be a blessing for their revolution.

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Egyptian Winter: what’s left of the revolution?

Thumbnail image for Egyptian Winter: what’s left of the revolution? by Global Uprisings March 6, 2013 People & Power

The latest short documentary in the Global Uprisings series recounts the story of those who struggle against all odds to keep Egypt’s revolution alive.

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Chavez’ death: “neither in mourning nor celebration”

Thumbnail image for Chavez’ death: “neither in mourning nor celebration” by ROAR Collective March 6, 2013 People & Power

Now is the time to overpower the rotten powers that be and build – from below – a real democracy of equality, social justice and freedom in Venezuela.

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Grillo’s Five Star Movement has defended the system

Thumbnail image for Grillo’s Five Star Movement has defended the system by ROAR Collective February 28, 2013 People & Power

According to the Wu Ming collective, the electoral success of Grillo’s web-based Five Star Movement just covers up the vacuum of Italian social movements.

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Stéphane Hessel, “father of indignados”, dies aged 95

Thumbnail image for Stéphane Hessel, “father of indignados”, dies aged 95 by Jerome Roos February 28, 2013 Intellectuals & Ideology

French resistance hero, co-drafter of Universal Declaration of Human Rights, and author of pamphlet that helped inspire a global youth uprising, dies.

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They live among us: the new enemies of Hollywood

Thumbnail image for They live among us: the new enemies of Hollywood by Marijn Nieuwenhuis February 27, 2013 Culture & Critique

As Hollywood responds to the crisis of global capitalism, it has become clear that we ourselves are the ultimate threat to the prevalent social order.

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#23F: mass demonstrations against financial coup in Spain

Thumbnail image for #23F: mass demonstrations against financial coup in Spain by Jerome Roos February 24, 2013 People & Power

Hundreds of thousands take to the streets to denounce austerity and defend democracy as corruption scandals shake Spanish royal house and government.

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The Global Resonance of the Real Democracy Movement

Thumbnail image for The Global Resonance of the Real Democracy Movement by ROAR Collective February 18, 2013 Intellectuals & Ideology

In a new paper, ROAR authors Leonidas Oikonomakis and Jerome Roos recount how the struggle for real democracy resonated with activists around the globe.

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Greek factory produces under workers’ control

Thumbnail image for Greek factory produces under workers’ control by ROAR Collective February 11, 2013 News

Fighting for a world without unemployment or bosses, the Vio.Me. factory in crisis-ridden Greece starts production under democratic workers’ control.

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