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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Why the Israeli state is terrified of peaceful protest

Thumbnail image for Why the Israeli state is terrified of peaceful protest by Jerome Roos April 19, 2012 People & Power

The clubbing of a Danish protester and the blocking of 1,500 ‘flytilla’ activists is a direct admission of the illegitimacy of the occupation.

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Syntagma suicide: could this be Greece’s ‘Tunisia moment’?

Thumbnail image for Syntagma suicide: could this be Greece’s ‘Tunisia moment’? by Nadim Fetaih April 6, 2012 People & Power

Could the public suicide of a 77-year-old pensioner in Athens trigger a popular uprising in Greece, just like Bouazizi’s suicide sparked the Arab Spring?

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How the media de-politicized the suicide on Syntagma

Thumbnail image for How the media de-politicized the suicide on Syntagma by Jelle Bruinsma April 6, 2012 Media & Manipulation

Trampling on a dead man’s grave, the international media are refusing to see how a 77-year-old’s act of despair is a direct consequence of political decisions.

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General strike marks another step forward for indignados

Thumbnail image for General strike marks another step forward for indignados by Carlos Delclós March 30, 2012 People & Power

The major success of Thursday’s general strike in Spain hails the maturation of the movement and the emergence of a new type of networked labor action.

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Millions mobilize as general strike brings Spain to standstill

Thumbnail image for Millions mobilize as general strike brings Spain to standstill by Jerome Roos March 29, 2012 Capitalism & Crisis

A day before the government is set to vote on Europe’s most dramatic austerity budget, millions walk off their jobs in the first general strike since 2010.

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