Fifteen years of community-controlled water in Bolivia

Thumbnail image for Fifteen years of community-controlled water in Bolivia by Marina Sitrin June 1, 2015 Reflections

Marina Sitrin interviews Marcela Olivera, an activist in Bolivia’s Water Wars of 2000, about the victories of the movement and its ongoing legacy today.

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New film: From Gazi to Gezi – a stone’s throw away

Thumbnail image for New film: From Gazi to Gezi – a stone’s throw away by ROAR Collective May 29, 2015 People & Power

This award-winning film on the Gezi uprising by Ross Domoney captures the poetry behind a rebellion; the art of resistance and the power of the spoken word.

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Towards a new municipal agenda in Spain?

Thumbnail image for Towards a new municipal agenda in Spain? by Carlos Delclós May 27, 2015 News

A new film explains why Spain’s right-wing press reflections on the elections are wrong: they fail to understand where the new leaders really come from.

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David Harvey: reclaiming the city from Kobane to Baltimore

Thumbnail image for David Harvey: reclaiming the city from Kobane to Baltimore by Sardar Saadi May 26, 2015 Intellectuals & Ideology

In this interview with ROAR, the leading Marxist geographer reflects on Rojava, Baltimore and urban life as the terrain of contemporary class struggle.

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Grassroots movements sweep into Barcelona town hall

Thumbnail image for Grassroots movements sweep into Barcelona town hall by ROAR Collective May 25, 2015 News

The radically democratic citizen platform Barcelona en Comú wins the municipal elections in a major step forward for the struggle to reclaim the city.

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Beyond the ballot box: Apoyo Mutuo in Spain

Thumbnail image for Beyond the ballot box: Apoyo Mutuo in Spain by Mark Bray May 22, 2015 People & Power

Frustrated with the empty plazas and Podemos’ electoral politics, a new social movement has emerged seeking a return to the popular horizontalism of 15-M.

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Why does Greece not simply get it over with and default?

Thumbnail image for Why does Greece not simply get it over with and default? by Jerome Roos May 21, 2015 Capitalism & Crisis

History has shown that defaulting countries tend to fall harder but recover faster. So why does Greece’s left-led government not simply get it over with?

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Holloway: Critical Thought against the Capitalist Hydra

Thumbnail image for Holloway: Critical Thought against the Capitalist Hydra by John Holloway May 19, 2015 Intellectuals & Ideology

Talk by John Holloway presented to the Zapatista Seminar on “Critical Thought against the Hydra of Capitalism,” San Cristóbal de las Casas, May 7, 2015.

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In Napoli, a struggle for justice after police kill 16-year-old

Thumbnail image for In Napoli, a struggle for justice after police kill 16-year-old by Jelle Bruinsma May 19, 2015 People & Power

Last September, Napoli police killed a 16-year-old kid from a poor neighborhood. Together with social movements, the family still fights for justice.

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For Bosnia’s workers, the struggle is far from over

Thumbnail image for For Bosnia’s workers, the struggle is far from over by Chiara Milan May 16, 2015 People & Power

A year after a popular uprising took Bosnia and Herzegovina by force, the remaining workers of the DITA factory are still struggling to avoid bankruptcy.

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