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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We are all PIIGS: statement on the German Finance Minister

Thumbnail image for We are all PIIGS: statement on the German Finance Minister by Collettivo Prezzemolo March 7, 2012 Actions

How can Schäuble lecture us on Europe while, behind the pro-European rhetoric, austerity is really tearing the continent and its people ever further apart?

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European day of action against the EU’s crisis dictatorship

Thumbnail image for European day of action against the EU’s crisis dictatorship by Jerome Roos March 6, 2012 Actions

In a declaration, the 400 participants in the European Action Conference have called for a European day of action in Frankfurt from May 17 until 19.

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Untitled Angst: the curse of lethargy in a time of monsters

Thumbnail image for Untitled Angst: the curse of lethargy in a time of monsters by Nadim Fetaih March 4, 2012 People & Power

As Edmund Burke once wrote, “all that is necessary for evil to triumph is for good men to do nothing.” It is time for Canada to shed the shackles of apathy and rise.

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