Syntagma suicide: could this be Greece’s ‘Tunisia moment’?

Thumbnail image for Syntagma suicide: could this be Greece’s ‘Tunisia moment’? by Nadim Fetaih April 6, 2012 People & Power

Could the public suicide of a 77-year-old pensioner in Athens trigger a popular uprising in Greece, just like Bouazizi’s suicide sparked the Arab Spring?

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How the media de-politicized the suicide on Syntagma

Thumbnail image for How the media de-politicized the suicide on Syntagma by Jelle Bruinsma April 6, 2012 Media & Manipulation

Trampling on a dead man’s grave, the international media are refusing to see how a 77-year-old’s act of despair is a direct consequence of political decisions.

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General strike marks another step forward for indignados

Thumbnail image for General strike marks another step forward for indignados by Carlos Delclós March 30, 2012 People & Power

The major success of Thursday’s general strike in Spain hails the maturation of the movement and the emergence of a new type of networked labor action.

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Millions mobilize as general strike brings Spain to standstill

Thumbnail image for Millions mobilize as general strike brings Spain to standstill by Jerome Roos March 29, 2012 Capitalism & Crisis

A day before the government is set to vote on Europe’s most dramatic austerity budget, millions walk off their jobs in the first general strike since 2010.

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A water manifesto: impressions from the AWWF in Marseille

Thumbnail image for A water manifesto: impressions from the AWWF in Marseille by Talita Soares March 27, 2012 Environment & Energy

The Alternative World Water Forum stands on the very verge of a global struggle for a paradigm-shift beyond the commodification of the commons.

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State of the Union: Europe’s corporatist echo chamber

Thumbnail image for State of the Union: Europe’s corporatist echo chamber by Jerome Roos March 16, 2012 Capitalism & Crisis

How are we to seriously debate the future of Europe if the only people invited to this year’s State of the Union are business leaders and unelected technocrats?

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97% owned — a documentary on the monetary system

Thumbnail image for 97% owned — a documentary on the monetary system by Jerome Roos March 15, 2012 Capitalism & Crisis

Queue Politely, a production team making social justice documentaries, has just put out two great teasers for its new feature on the monetary system.

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Struggles intersect at uni occupation in Amsterdam

Thumbnail image for Struggles intersect at uni occupation in Amsterdam by Donya Alinejad March 13, 2012 People & Power

By bringing together the struggles of students and workers, a historic strike in the Netherlands may contain crucial lessons for the Occupy movement.

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Whose side are you on, Mr Schäuble? People or banks?

Thumbnail image for Whose side are you on, Mr Schäuble? People or banks? by Collettivo Prezzemolo March 9, 2012 News

The Collettivo Prezzemolo staged a big protest against the German Finance Minister. ROAR founder Jerome had the chance to confront him with some facts.

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German Finance Minister vs. PIIGS: ‘Europe is not for sale!’

Thumbnail image for German Finance Minister vs. PIIGS: ‘Europe is not for sale!’ by Collettivo Prezzemolo March 7, 2012 News

Dozens of PhD researchers and university workers staged a protest against Wolfgang Schäuble, one of the key architects of Europe’s Age of Austerity.

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