Massivity: over a million protest labor reforms in Spain

Thumbnail image for Massivity: over a million protest labor reforms in Spain by Jerome Roos February 20, 2012 News

Hundreds of thousands fill up Spain’s squares in the first mass mobilization against the radical labor market reforms of Rajoy’s new government.

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Virality: international media coverage of The Global Square

Thumbnail image for Virality: international media coverage of The Global Square by Jerome Roos February 18, 2012 News

With Wikileaks and several other major players throwing their weight behind the project, a vaporware press release has made The Global Square go viral.

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Parallelisms: Sankara, the hero who defied his creditors

Thumbnail image for Parallelisms: Sankara, the hero who defied his creditors by Leonidas Oikonomakis February 16, 2012 Capitalism & Crisis

Resounding from the anti-austerity protests in Greece, we can hear the echo of Sankara — Africa’s own Che Guevara; the hero who defied his creditors.

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The Global Square: a call for coders to build the platform

Thumbnail image for The Global Square: a call for coders to build the platform by Pedro Noel February 14, 2012 Tools & Technology

The Global Square — a proposal launched on ROAR last year — is starting to take shape. Now we need coders to help us build the actual platform!

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Athens burns: has Greece entered its Argentina moment?

Thumbnail image for Athens burns: has Greece entered its Argentina moment? by Jerome Roos February 13, 2012 Capitalism & Crisis

Greece’s political establishment trembles as banks and government offices burn amid violent anti-austerity riots. Has the country finally reached a tipping point?

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Breaking the taboo: the inevitability of a Greek exit

Thumbnail image for Breaking the taboo: the inevitability of a Greek exit by Jerome Roos February 9, 2012 Capitalism & Crisis

For years, the EU and IMF said a Greek euro exit was not an option. Now, with protests surging and talks stalling, the impossible is becoming inevitable.

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Egypt’s radicalized hooligans: “Tantawi, we want your head!”

Thumbnail image for Egypt’s radicalized hooligans: “Tantawi, we want your head!” by Bart Griffioen February 7, 2012 People & Power

A week after the Port Said stadium massacre, the Ultras once again find themselves on the front-line of Egypt’s ongoing revolution against the SCAF.

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European Forum in Rome: income, commons, democracy

Thumbnail image for European Forum in Rome: income, commons, democracy by Jerome Roos February 3, 2012 Actions

On Feb. 10-12, over forty organizations, networks and social movements will meet in Rome to organize a common front for an alternative Europe.

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Post-education: empowering the children of the revolution

Thumbnail image for Post-education: empowering the children of the revolution by Talita Soares February 2, 2012 Education & Emancipation

The only thing we need to become truly free is the final realization of our own freedom. Education must cultivate this emerging state of consciousness.

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In defense of Foucault: the incessancy of resistance

Thumbnail image for In defense of Foucault: the incessancy of resistance by Simon Thorpe February 1, 2012 People & Power

Revolution is entirely possible within Foucault’s theory; our task is to take on the challenge posed by his more honest account of power-as-social-relation.

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