Southern storm hails the start of the European Fall

Thumbnail image for Southern storm hails the start of the European Fall by Jerome Roos September 28, 2012 People & Power

With storm clouds forming over Athens, Madrid and Lisbon, one thing is now clear: a new season of crisis and protest has begun. This time it’s serious.

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Occupy Wall Street: one year later — a video report

Thumbnail image for Occupy Wall Street: one year later — a video report by Global Uprisings September 28, 2012 People & Power

From Sept 15-17, OWS activists gathered in Lower Manhattan to commemorate one full year of actions. Filmmaker Brandon Jourdan filed this video report.

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As its government hides behind guns, Spain fights back

Thumbnail image for As its government hides behind guns, Spain fights back by Santiago Carrion September 28, 2012 People & Power

The violent clashes in front of Congress on 25-S mark an escalation for the 15-M movement. As despair in the country rises, the rage finally spills over.

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ROAR on RT: “democracy kidnapped” in Spain

Thumbnail image for ROAR on RT: “democracy kidnapped” in Spain by Carlos Delclós September 26, 2012 People & Power

ROAR writer Carlos Delclos appeared live on RT during today’s clashes in front of Congress, explaining how Spain’s democracy has been kidnapped.

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Occupy Congress: indignados encircle parliament

Thumbnail image for Occupy Congress: indignados encircle parliament by Jerome Roos September 25, 2012 Actions

On September 25, Spain’s Congress will be encircled by thousands of indignados who have come from all over the country to reclaim their democracy.

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180+ arrests on Occupy Wall St. anniversary — in pictures

Thumbnail image for 180+ arrests on Occupy Wall St. anniversary — in pictures by Jerome Roos September 18, 2012 People & Power

Police crackdown on Occupy continues as over 180 are arrested during the peaceful celebration of the movement’s first anniversary in Lower Manhattan.

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#StrikeDebt: Occupy morphs into debt resistance movement

Thumbnail image for #StrikeDebt: Occupy morphs into debt resistance movement by Jerome Roos September 18, 2012 Capitalism & Crisis

Aiming to spark a “mass upsurge of debt resistance”, the Strike Debt campaign is one of the most promising initiatives to have emerged out of Occupy to date.

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Beyond Occupy: liberating ourselves from debt slavery

Thumbnail image for Beyond Occupy: liberating ourselves from debt slavery by Jerome Roos September 17, 2012 People & Power

Last year we occupied the streets; the time has come to liberate them. The only way forward for our movement is to devise new forms of autonomous action.

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Insurgent Anarchism: an idea whose time has come (Part I)

Thumbnail image for Insurgent Anarchism: an idea whose time has come (Part I) by Nozomi Hayase September 16, 2012 Ideas

From Occupy to Wikileaks, the anarchist spirit of leaderless resistance, decentralized decision-making and autonomous self-governance, is rising.

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Beyond the vote: the crisis of representative democracy

Thumbnail image for Beyond the vote: the crisis of representative democracy by Jerome Roos September 14, 2012 People & Power

Voting is meaningless when representatives are powerless in the face of greater forces. For democracy to work, we first of all need to wake up to reality.

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