The Dutch Policy: it’s all about the economics!

Thumbnail image for The Dutch Policy: it’s all about the economics! by Pierre Laernoes September 26, 2011 Environment & Energy

By ignoring the adverse effects of laissez-faire economics on the environment and on social disparities, the Queen’s speech from the throne ignites indignation.

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A Fair Warning: a soundtrack for the Wall Street protests

Thumbnail image for A Fair Warning: a soundtrack for the Wall Street protests by Jerome Roos September 26, 2011 Society & Solidarity

F_Tape recorded this song in solidarity with the Wall Street occupation. May it serve as a source of musical inspiration for the courageous protesters!

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Greek students seize TV station during live broadcast

Thumbnail image for Greek students seize TV station during live broadcast by Jerome Roos September 26, 2011 Media & Manipulation

As police attacked protesters on Syntagma Square, a group of Greek students interrupted a live news broadcast and occupied the TV station.

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Chomsky speaks out in support of Wall Street protests

Thumbnail image for Chomsky speaks out in support of Wall Street protests by Jerome Roos September 26, 2011 Intellectuals & Ideology

Noam Chomsky, the leading academic and public intellectual, has issued a statement in support of the “courageous and honorable protests” on Wall Street.

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Wall Street: why the NYPD crackdown was a huge mistake

Thumbnail image for Wall Street: why the NYPD crackdown was a huge mistake by Jerome Roos September 25, 2011 People & Power

We already knew that police repression rarely achieves its aims and often leads to popular backlash. Yesterday’s Wall Street crackdown was no different.

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Attempted police crackdown on Wall Street — in pictures

Thumbnail image for Attempted police crackdown on Wall Street — in pictures by Jerome Roos September 25, 2011 News

A week since the occupation started, the protests on Wall Street are only growing stronger. Thousands marched on Saturday. The authorities went berserk.

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“Nobody can predict the moment of revolution”

Thumbnail image for “Nobody can predict the moment of revolution” by Jerome Roos September 25, 2011 People & Power

A beautiful video from the Wall Street occupation: sharing insights into the formation of a new social movement as it is still taking shape in real time.

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The blog to follow on 15-M and the march to Brussels

Thumbnail image for The blog to follow on 15-M and the march to Brussels by Jerome Roos September 24, 2011 Reflections

Embedded in the 15-M movement and March to Brussels from the start, Oscar ten Houten has been keeping us informed with his excellent firsthand reports.

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Meltdown: the men who crashed the world

Thumbnail image for Meltdown: the men who crashed the world by Jerome Roos September 24, 2011 Capitalism & Crisis

Al Jazeera just launched the first episode of a four-part investigation into a world of greed and recklessness that led to financial collapse.

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I.G. Karfield: “Full of piece: peace by peace”

Thumbnail image for I.G. Karfield: “Full of piece: peace by peace” by I.G. Karfield September 24, 2011 Poems

This country like that country, that country more like this country, none of the countries in this world have managed to create a system that works.

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