ROAR on RT: bailouts mean crisis has reached tipping point

Thumbnail image for ROAR on RT: bailouts mean crisis has reached tipping point by Jerome Roos June 26, 2012 Capitalism & Crisis

ROAR founder Jerome appeared on RT to argue why the EU bailouts of Spain and Cyprus are the start of a ‘doom loop’ between states and banks.

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EU doom loop: bank bailouts reveal true roots of crisis

Thumbnail image for EU doom loop: bank bailouts reveal true roots of crisis by Jerome Roos June 26, 2012 Capitalism & Crisis

Not excessive government spending but excessive bank lending lies at the root of the eurozone crisis. Here’s why the bankers, not the people, should pay.

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Israeli indignados return to streets following police violence

Thumbnail image for Israeli indignados return to streets following police violence by Jerome Roos June 26, 2012 People & Power

Days after an attempt to re-occupy Rothschild Blvd was violently thwarted by police, Israel’s J14 activists are back in the streets in radicalized form.

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#YoSoy132: Mexico’s student movement for real democracy

Thumbnail image for #YoSoy132: Mexico’s student movement for real democracy by Leonidas Oikonomakis June 25, 2012 People & Power

In a month, #YoSoy132 has developed into the most vibrant and hopeful student movement to have emerged in Mexico since the ’68 youth uprising.

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Losing strength? An alternative vision of Spain’s indignados

Thumbnail image for Losing strength? An alternative vision of Spain’s indignados by Marta Sánchez June 23, 2012 People & Power

A silent revolution emerges from the underground. Far from losing strength, decentralization has allowed 15-M to become ever more dynamic.

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Why SYRIZA will be more powerful without power

Thumbnail image for Why SYRIZA will be more powerful without power by Jerome Roos June 18, 2012 People & Power

The pro-bailout right may have won the Greek elections, but as a powerful opposition force, the Left may yet be more subversive than in government.

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Catastroika: the disastrous wholesale of the Greek state

Thumbnail image for Catastroika: the disastrous wholesale of the Greek state by Jerome Roos June 10, 2012 Capitalism & Crisis

In this sequel to last year’s Debtocracy, two Greek journalists explore the catastrophic history of neoliberal privatization — and its lessons for Greece.

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For Spain’s rescued bankers, there will be no austerity

Thumbnail image for For Spain’s rescued bankers, there will be no austerity by Jerome Roos June 10, 2012 Capitalism & Crisis

Now that Spain has become the fourth country to receive an EU bailout, the question arises why its corrupt bankers are getting away unscathed.

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How heavy industry captured European climate policy

Thumbnail image for How heavy industry captured European climate policy by Jerome Roos June 8, 2012 Environment & Energy

The EU Emissions Trading Scheme not only provides a multi-billion euro subsidy to polluting industries, but will actually increase total emissions.

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Neo-Nazi spokesman assaults MPs on live Greek TV show

Thumbnail image for Neo-Nazi spokesman assaults MPs on live Greek TV show by Jerome Roos June 7, 2012 Intellectuals & Ideology

Right-wing Golden Dawn MP Ilias Kasidiaris throws glass of water at Syriza representative and then repeatedly slaps Liana Kanelli of the KKE.

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