Ayotzinapa: the aftermath of a drama

Thumbnail image for Ayotzinapa: the aftermath of a drama by Merel de Buck February 3, 2015 Capitalism & Crisis

The shock of the Ayotzinapa drama still reverberates months later. Social movements are battling to make use of the space for action that opened up.

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Escaping the misery: Turkey’s latest drug epidemic

Thumbnail image for Escaping the misery: Turkey’s latest drug epidemic by Joris Leverink February 1, 2015 People & Power

While a drug called ‘bonzai’ is destroying the lives of Turkish youths, the government’s response is reminiscent of out-dated War on Drugs policies.

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VOIZES speak up against global prison industries

Thumbnail image for VOIZES speak up against global prison industries by Luigi Celentano January 31, 2015 Actions

First-person insights into incarceration and freedom, by ex-prisoners themselves, from Barcelona’s Fractures Photo Collective and its project, VOIZES.

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From #Takethesquare to São Paulo’s #FreeYourPark

Thumbnail image for From #Takethesquare to São Paulo’s #FreeYourPark by Bernardo Gutiérrez January 29, 2015 Actions

After the square occupations of the past years, the Augusta Park actions in São Paulo, Brazil, open a new phase based on a vision of the commons.

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First we take Athens: Europe’s debt colony revolts

Thumbnail image for First we take Athens: Europe’s debt colony revolts by Heathcote Ruthven January 28, 2015 People & Power

Syriza’s victory — a product of Greece’s vibrant, antagonistic culture of direct action and prefigurative politics — will resound throughout Europe.

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Kobani liberated! Kurdish forces push ISIS out of town

Thumbnail image for Kobani liberated! Kurdish forces push ISIS out of town by Joris Leverink January 26, 2015 News

After 134 days of resistance, the Kurdish forces of the YPG/YPJ have finally pushed IS out of Kobani. While the battle is won, the struggle continues.

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The rise of the Greek left is a call for pan-European change

Thumbnail image for The rise of the Greek left is a call for pan-European change by Antonis Broumas January 26, 2015 People & Power

The Greeks have voted for SYRIZA in order to be able to breathe, but deeper aspirations for freedom, social justice and radical democracy are very high.

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More Cowbells: new NSA leaks reveal extent of spying tactics

Thumbnail image for More Cowbells: new NSA leaks reveal extent of spying tactics by Associated Whistleblowing Press January 24, 2015 Tools & Technology

New leaks from the NSA archive, seen exclusively by ROAR, reveal that even the Internet’s most basic architecture — the DNS database — is compromised.

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Lights of rebellion shine at the Zapatista resistance festival

Thumbnail image for Lights of rebellion shine at the Zapatista resistance festival by Giovanni Cattaruzza January 19, 2015 Capitalism & Crisis

Last month, the Zapatistas organized the first World Festival of Rebellion and Resistance Against Capitalism. One participant shares his impressions.

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Toni Negri: from the refusal of labor to the seizure of power

Thumbnail image for Toni Negri: from the refusal of labor to the seizure of power by ROAR Collective January 18, 2015 Intellectuals & Ideology

From the refusal of labor to the seizure of power, the Italian militant and theorist talks to ROAR about class struggle in the contemporary metropolis.

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