The new PKK: unleashing a social revolution in Kurdistan

Thumbnail image for The new PKK: unleashing a social revolution in Kurdistan by Rafael Taylor August 17, 2014 People & Power

As the prospect of Kurdish independence becomes ever more imminent, the Kurdistan Workers’ Party transforms itself into a force for radical democracy.

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Israel’s turn to the right: the occupier devours itself

Thumbnail image for Israel’s turn to the right: the occupier devours itself by Jerome Roos August 16, 2014 People & Power

The cyclical nature of Israel’s wars on Gaza and its crackdown on internal dissent is increasingly starting to look like a case of collective ouroboros.

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Argentina is right to defy the Taliban of global finance

Thumbnail image for Argentina is right to defy the Taliban of global finance by Jerome Roos August 2, 2014 Capitalism & Crisis

Financial fundamentalism of vulture funds and US Judge Griesa — not Argentine contempt — are to blame for the country’s second default in 13 years.

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Manolada workers: ‘no Greek would want this job anyway’

Thumbnail image for Manolada workers: ‘no Greek would want this job anyway’ by Tamara van der Putten August 1, 2014 Capitalism & Crisis

As a Greek court frees the shooters and employer of 35 Bangladeshi strawberry pickers, the plight of Greece’s migrant workers is brought back into focus.

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Fomenting the radical imagination with movements

Thumbnail image for Fomenting the radical imagination with movements by Max Haiven July 31, 2014 Intellectuals & Ideology

The dual crisis of movements and the university require activists and researchers to apply the radical imagination and foment it as a collective practice.

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Recuperating Marcuse against a culture of cruelty

Thumbnail image for Recuperating Marcuse against a culture of cruelty by James Anderson July 29, 2014 Culture & Critique

Can an affective politics based on Marcuse’s pleasure principle help us overcome our culture of violence and prefigure relations of love and pleasure?

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A struggle to save Europe’s soul from privatization

Thumbnail image for A struggle to save Europe’s soul from privatization by Jerome Roos July 26, 2014 Capitalism & Crisis

As the EU sells its soul by pushing Greece to privatize its natural and cultural heritage, ordinary citizens are mobilizing to save their common wealth.

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This is what “unimaginable restraint” looks like for Israel

Thumbnail image for This is what “unimaginable restraint” looks like for Israel by Jerome Roos July 25, 2014 People & Power

If this is the IDF showing restraint, as officials claim, what kind of horrific atrocities would it be capable of unleashing if it went “all the way”?

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Rojava revolution: building autonomy in the Middle East

Thumbnail image for Rojava revolution: building autonomy in the Middle East by Sardar Saadi July 25, 2014 People & Power

Kurdish rebels are establishing self-rule in war-torn Syria, resembling the Zapatista experience and providing a democratic alternative for the region.

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In Crete, a naval protest to stop the chemicals of war

Thumbnail image for In Crete, a naval protest to stop the chemicals of war by Leonidas Oikonomakis July 25, 2014 People & Power

As NATO prepares to destroy Syria’s chemical weapons on board a warship in the Mediterranean Sea, a local movement in Crete stages a big naval protest.

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