Stéphane Hessel, “father of indignados”, dies aged 95

Thumbnail image for Stéphane Hessel, “father of indignados”, dies aged 95 by Jerome Roos February 28, 2013 Intellectuals & Ideology

French resistance hero, co-drafter of Universal Declaration of Human Rights, and author of pamphlet that helped inspire a global youth uprising, dies.

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They live among us: the new enemies of Hollywood

Thumbnail image for They live among us: the new enemies of Hollywood by Marijn Nieuwenhuis February 27, 2013 Culture & Critique

As Hollywood responds to the crisis of global capitalism, it has become clear that we ourselves are the ultimate threat to the prevalent social order.

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#23F: mass demonstrations against financial coup in Spain

Thumbnail image for #23F: mass demonstrations against financial coup in Spain by Jerome Roos February 24, 2013 People & Power

Hundreds of thousands take to the streets to denounce austerity and defend democracy as corruption scandals shake Spanish royal house and government.

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The Global Resonance of the Real Democracy Movement

Thumbnail image for The Global Resonance of the Real Democracy Movement by ROAR Collective February 18, 2013 Intellectuals & Ideology

In a new paper, ROAR authors Leonidas Oikonomakis and Jerome Roos recount how the struggle for real democracy resonated with activists around the globe.

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Greek factory produces under workers’ control

Thumbnail image for Greek factory produces under workers’ control by ROAR Collective February 11, 2013 News

Fighting for a world without unemployment or bosses, the Vio.Me. factory in crisis-ridden Greece starts production under democratic workers’ control.

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Freire or Friedman? In defense of critical education

Thumbnail image for Freire or Friedman? In defense of critical education by Sajjad Ali Malik February 8, 2013 Education & Emancipation

Thomas Friedman may praise the emancipatory potential of online university courses, but are they really capable of producing more than docile workers?

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Photoshopping away police torture in Greece

Thumbnail image for Photoshopping away police torture in Greece by Leonidas Oikonomakis February 7, 2013 News

Greek police may vainly try to photoshop away the torture of four alleged bank robbers, but they cannot gloss over the radicalization of Greek youth.

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Catalonia: emancipation or politics as usual?

Thumbnail image for Catalonia: emancipation or politics as usual? by Carlos Delclós January 30, 2013 People & Power

As Catalan parties square off with the federal government to claim independence from Spain, the reality of the street remains one of deferred dreams.

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Corporate power: exposing the global 1%

Thumbnail image for Corporate power: exposing the global 1% by ROAR Collective January 29, 2013 Capitalism & Crisis

In these infographics, the Transnational Institute offers a visual insight into who dominates our planet at a time of economic and ecological crisis.

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In Egypt, anarchists carry the revolution forward

Thumbnail image for In Egypt, anarchists carry the revolution forward by Jerome Roos January 28, 2013 People & Power

The media may be puzzled by the emergence of anarchists in Tahrir, but the truth is that anarchism was behind the insurrectionary impulse from the start.

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