From revolutionary fantasies to active disengagement

Thumbnail image for From revolutionary fantasies to active disengagement by Sajjad Ali Malik January 24, 2013 Development & Dependency

The rise and success of the Punjab peasant movement proves that autonomous resistance — not party politics — is the path to popular self-determination.

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Kirchnerismo in crisis: the widow fears a coup

Thumbnail image for Kirchnerismo in crisis: the widow fears a coup by Arturo Desimone January 23, 2013 Development & Dependency

Did Kirchnerismo and the Argentinian opposition betray their social ideals? Not if we remember that they were both founded on right-wing principles.

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At Utopia’s Fiesta: ROAR at the anti-fascist concert in Athens

Thumbnail image for At Utopia’s Fiesta: ROAR at the anti-fascist concert in Athens by ROAR Collective January 23, 2013 Poetry & Philosophy

On Saturday, ROAR contributor Leonidas performed with activist hip-hop formation Social Waste at the anti-fascist concert on Syntagma Square, Athens.

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In the new Mexican revolution, resistance is fertile

Thumbnail image for In the new Mexican revolution, resistance is fertile by Jen Wilton January 21, 2013 People & Power

From the rise of the #YoSoy132 student movement to the resurgence of the Zapatistas, Mexico remains at the very heart of the global cycle of struggles.

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In Greece, the criminals live in other Villas

Thumbnail image for In Greece, the criminals live in other Villas by Leonidas Oikonomakis January 20, 2013 People & Power

Claiming to fight lawlessness and chaos, the Greek state is cracking down on one of the last bulwarks against fascism: the anarchist squats of Athens.

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Noam Chomsky: “Obama has no moral center”

Thumbnail image for Noam Chomsky: “Obama has no moral center” by ROAR Collective January 15, 2013 Intellectuals & Ideology

In an interview with Al Jazeera, linguist and political activist Noam Chomsky says intellectuals have a moral duty to hold centers of power to account.

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A continuation of 500 years of indigenous resistance

Thumbnail image for A continuation of 500 years of indigenous resistance by Jerome Roos January 8, 2013 Environment & Energy

This beautiful short film provides a portrait of Canada’s Idle No More movement, which marks the continuation of 500 years of indigenous resistance.

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Psychologists discover “end of history illusion”

Thumbnail image for Psychologists discover “end of history illusion” by Jerome Roos January 5, 2013 Culture & Critique

Scientists claim that a psychological phenomenon making people incapable of anticipating future change reflects a “failure in personal imagination”.

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Idle No More: the rise of an indigenous movement

Thumbnail image for Idle No More: the rise of an indigenous movement by Nozomi Hayase January 5, 2013 Environment & Energy

Can you hear that sound deep beneath the malls and streets? It is the voice of our ancestors reminding us that we have the power to heal this planet.

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EZLN comunicado: Zapatistas announce next steps

Thumbnail image for EZLN comunicado: Zapatistas announce next steps by ROAR Collective January 3, 2013 News

Following the largest mobilization since its uprising of January 1, 1994, the Zapatista Army of National Liberation releases the following communiqué.

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