Losing strength? An alternative vision of Spain’s indignados

Thumbnail image for Losing strength? An alternative vision of Spain’s indignados by Marta Sánchez June 23, 2012 People & Power

A silent revolution emerges from the underground. Far from losing strength, decentralization has allowed 15-M to become ever more dynamic.

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Why SYRIZA will be more powerful without power

Thumbnail image for Why SYRIZA will be more powerful without power by Jerome Roos June 18, 2012 People & Power

The pro-bailout right may have won the Greek elections, but as a powerful opposition force, the Left may yet be more subversive than in government.

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Catastroika: the disastrous wholesale of the Greek state

Thumbnail image for Catastroika: the disastrous wholesale of the Greek state by Jerome Roos June 10, 2012 Capitalism & Crisis

In this sequel to last year’s Debtocracy, two Greek journalists explore the catastrophic history of neoliberal privatization — and its lessons for Greece.

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For Spain’s rescued bankers, there will be no austerity

Thumbnail image for For Spain’s rescued bankers, there will be no austerity by Jerome Roos June 10, 2012 Capitalism & Crisis

Now that Spain has become the fourth country to receive an EU bailout, the question arises why its corrupt bankers are getting away unscathed.

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How heavy industry captured European climate policy

Thumbnail image for How heavy industry captured European climate policy by Jerome Roos June 8, 2012 Environment & Energy

The EU Emissions Trading Scheme not only provides a multi-billion euro subsidy to polluting industries, but will actually increase total emissions.

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Neo-Nazi spokesman assaults MPs on live Greek TV show

Thumbnail image for Neo-Nazi spokesman assaults MPs on live Greek TV show by Jerome Roos June 7, 2012 Intellectuals & Ideology

Right-wing Golden Dawn MP Ilias Kasidiaris throws glass of water at Syriza representative and then repeatedly slaps Liana Kanelli of the KKE.

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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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