Fascist shooting spree in Italy: now is the time of monsters

Thumbnail image for Fascist shooting spree in Italy: now is the time of monsters by Jerome Roos December 13, 2011 People & Power

A right-wing extremist killed two Senegalese street vendors in broad daylight in Florence today, raising fears of a return to the fascist terror.

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EU summit: tales of fiscal union and financial adultery

Thumbnail image for EU summit: tales of fiscal union and financial adultery by Jerome Roos December 10, 2011 Capitalism & Crisis

That the UK and EU would break up over money issues was no real surprise — but why is nobody talking about their extramarital affair with the banks?

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From crisis to crisis: can ‘embedded liberalism’ work?

Thumbnail image for From crisis to crisis: can ‘embedded liberalism’ work? by Jerome Roos December 8, 2011 Capitalism & Crisis

Can capitalism with a human face still work in today’s world? Or is the market system just eternally chasing its own tail in a never-ending cycle of crisis?

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Spot the differences: New York Times on Russia and Occupy

Thumbnail image for Spot the differences: New York Times on Russia and Occupy by Jerome Roos December 7, 2011 Media & Manipulation

When 5,000 liberals protest in Moscow, it’s front page news; but when 15,000 radicals rally in New York, they simply pretend it never happened.

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Europe’s theatrical puppetry before an audience of bankers

Thumbnail image for Europe’s theatrical puppetry before an audience of bankers by Jerome Roos December 6, 2011 Capitalism & Crisis

Talk of a fiscal union and austerity in Italy merely serves to entertain the financial gods by sacrificing the people. None of it will prevent ‘Eurogeddon’.

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Occupy Homes lauds a radical new phase for the movement

Thumbnail image for Occupy Homes lauds a radical new phase for the movement by Jerome Roos December 3, 2011 Capitalism & Crisis

The drive to stop foreclosures and squat bank property marks a radical shift from the occupation of public space to the public repossession of private property.

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Call to action: alternative day of human rights on Dec. 10!

Thumbnail image for Call to action: alternative day of human rights on Dec. 10! by Pedro Noel December 2, 2011 Actions

There is no better culmination to this year of protest than a global day of action to defend our inalienable human equity from those trying to take it away.

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Foucault and the revolutionary self-castration of the Left

Thumbnail image for Foucault and the revolutionary self-castration of the Left by Jerome Roos December 1, 2011 Intellectuals & Ideology

Far from posing a counter-hegemonic challenge to the dominant powers in the world, Foucault’s armchair philosophy simply made resistance impossible.

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The Daily ROAR: keeping up as the world spins ever faster

Thumbnail image for The Daily ROAR: keeping up as the world spins ever faster by Jerome Roos November 28, 2011 Media & Manipulation

Roaring the latest revolutionary news, analysis, ideas, actions, tweets, tunes, photos, videos and doodles from the front-lines of the global justice movement!

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Egyptians reclaim Tahrir as revolution flares up anew

Thumbnail image for Egyptians reclaim Tahrir as revolution flares up anew by Jerome Roos November 22, 2011 News

Dozens killed and thousands injured as protesters take back Tahrir Square in a bid to reclaim their revolution and overthrow the military regime.

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