Farewell Marcos, long live Subcomandante Galeano!

Thumbnail image for Farewell Marcos, long live Subcomandante Galeano! by Leonidas Oikonomakis May 26, 2014 People & Power

Subcomandante Marcos of the Zapatistas no longer exists: “We think one of us must die so Galeano can live. So death does not take a life but a name.”

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Conscience on trial: the United States vs Manning

Thumbnail image for Conscience on trial: the United States vs Manning by Anthony Tarrant May 26, 2014 Books

Clark Stoeckley’s new book sheds a bright light on the case of Private Manning, whose trial the US government has tried so hard to shroud in secrecy.

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‘Ecofeminism’: a talk about hard work and great joy

Thumbnail image for ‘Ecofeminism’: a talk about hard work and great joy by Joris Leverink May 22, 2014 Reflections

In this interview, Maria Mies – a feminist activist scholar – talks about patriarchal capitalism, the ‘good life’ and how ecofeminism can inspire the movement.

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Turkey coalmine disaster: accident or murder?

Thumbnail image for Turkey coalmine disaster: accident or murder? by Pieter Verstraete May 14, 2014 Capitalism & Crisis

The explosion that killed hundreds of coalminers in Turkey was not a random accident; it was the direct consequence of a decade of neoliberalization.

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Five liberal tendencies that plagued Occupy

Thumbnail image for Five liberal tendencies that plagued Occupy by Mark Bray May 14, 2014 People & Power

The liberal tendencies of some Occupiers severely undermined the movement’s strength; identifying them will make it easier to resist them next time.

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Squatting for justice, bringing life to the city

Thumbnail image for Squatting for justice, bringing life to the city by Miguel A. Martínez May 13, 2014 People & Power

Squats have to be recognized and supported for what they are: vibrant social centers at the very heart of the ‘commons’, actively including the excluded.

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Crisis-Scapes conference: Athens and Beyond

Thumbnail image for Crisis-Scapes conference: Athens and Beyond by ROAR Collective May 4, 2014 Education & Emancipation

The conference, held on May 9-10, will bring together leading radical geographers from Greece and beyond, including David Harvey and Andy Merrifield.

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Yue Yuen: wildcat strikes and labor struggles in China

Thumbnail image for Yue Yuen: wildcat strikes and labor struggles in China by Michael Caster May 1, 2014 People & Power

The mass strike at the Yue Yuen factory shows how China’s workers are increasingly relying on autonomous and horizontal structures of labor resistance.

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Tuzla: the workers’ revolt that spawned a Bosnian Spring

Thumbnail image for Tuzla: the workers’ revolt that spawned a Bosnian Spring by Chiara Milan May 1, 2014 People & Power

Laid off and unpaid, the workers of Bosnia’s privatized factories decided to take matters into their own hands and rise up against their government.

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Workers’ control at Fralib: the brand with the Elephant

Thumbnail image for Workers’ control at Fralib: the brand with the Elephant by Dario Azzellini May 1, 2014 People & Power

When the big multinational Unilever shut down a tea processing plant in the south of France, the workers reacted immediately by occupying their factory.

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