In defense of Foucault: the incessancy of resistance

Thumbnail image for In defense of Foucault: the incessancy of resistance by Simon Thorpe February 1, 2012 People & Power

Revolution is entirely possible within Foucault’s theory; our task is to take on the challenge posed by his more honest account of power-as-social-relation.

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Occupy South Africa: “we are all kings and queens!”

Thumbnail image for Occupy South Africa: “we are all kings and queens!” by Joe Hani January 27, 2012 Development & Dependency

Suffering from the highest income divide and the worst violence in the world, the time has come for the people of S-Africa to rise up and reclaim their country.

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Egypt commemorates its revolution — in pictures

Thumbnail image for Egypt commemorates its revolution — in pictures by Jerome Roos January 27, 2012 People & Power

One year on, Egypt’s revolutionaries are back in the square to reclaim the revolution that ousted Mubarak and must now overthrow the SCAF.

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The Second Coming: a poem for Egypt’s revolutionaries

Thumbnail image for The Second Coming: a poem for Egypt’s revolutionaries by Jerome Roos January 25, 2012 Poems

This poem by William Butler Yeats is dedicated to the fearless revolutionaries of Egypt, the “indignant desert birds” whose resurrection is soon at hand.

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El Thawra lissa fil Tahrir! The Revolution is still in Tahrir!

Thumbnail image for El Thawra lissa fil Tahrir! The Revolution is still in Tahrir! by Nadim Fetaih January 25, 2012 People & Power

What began on January 25, 2011, and was said to have ended 18 days later, was in truth only just the beginning. Egypt will have its freedom.

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Call to action: global ‘die-in’ at US and Egyptian embassies

Thumbnail image for Call to action: global ‘die-in’ at US and Egyptian embassies by Nadim Fetaih January 24, 2012 Actions

As Egypt commemorates its ongoing revolution, the US keeps providing the military regime with its tools of oppression. Let’s take a stand.

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Fighting corporate propaganda with guerrilla art warfare

Thumbnail image for Fighting corporate propaganda with guerrilla art warfare by Nadim Fetaih January 24, 2012 Actions

Throughout history, art has been the heart and blood of society. Let’s reclaim it to break the illusion of the consumerist prison within which we find ourselves.

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Chile Rising: a documentary on the student revolt

Thumbnail image for Chile Rising: a documentary on the student revolt by Jerome Roos January 21, 2012 Education & Emancipation

For months, Chile has been convulsed by a massive student uprising. Fault Lines followed the protests and examined the underlying issues driving the anger.

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Conciatori eviction: crackdown on the commons continues

Thumbnail image for Conciatori eviction: crackdown on the commons continues by Collettivo Prezzemolo January 20, 2012 People & Power

The eviction of the oldest social center in Florence this morning is yet another instance of a worldwide crackdown on public space and civil liberties.

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2011-’12: from austerity to the alternative

Thumbnail image for 2011-’12: from austerity to the alternative by Jerome Roos January 19, 2012 Capitalism & Crisis

As the world burns and millions struggle to avert a precarious existence at the margins of society, now is the time to unleash the power of the imagination.

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