As crisis deepens, Greece gears up for biggest strike yet

Thumbnail image for As crisis deepens, Greece gears up for biggest strike yet by Jerome Roos October 19, 2011 News

“Hellish week of thrills” forecast by Greek media, as the country gears up for mass demonstrations and the second 48-hour strike in just four months.

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Marine: “it doesn’t make you tough to hurt these people!”

Thumbnail image for Marine: “it doesn’t make you tough to hurt these people!” by Jerome Roos October 18, 2011 People & Power

US Marine in incredible standoff with NYPD at Wall St: “this is not a war zone — these are unarmed people! They don’t have guns! It doesn’t make any sense!”

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Dante’s inferno: massive riots in Rome — pictures and videos

Thumbnail image for Dante’s inferno: massive riots in Rome — pictures and videos by Jerome Roos October 17, 2011 News

200,000 peaceful protesters march on Rome, but an army of riot police and a small militia of anti-capitalist urban guerrillas wreak havoc across the city.

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Marcha indignada: final march on Brussels — in pictures

Thumbnail image for Marcha indignada: final march on Brussels — in pictures by Jerome Roos October 17, 2011 People & Power

For two months the indignados walked through the heart of Europe. On 15-O, they were joined by outraged Belgians for a march on the EU institutions.

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Global revolution: protests in 1,000+ cities — in videos

Thumbnail image for Global revolution: protests in 1,000+ cities — in videos by Jerome Roos October 16, 2011 People & Power

Millions of people took to the streets of over 1,000 cities across the world yesterday to protest against corporate greed and for a real global democracy.

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People power and the true violence against democracy

Thumbnail image for People power and the true violence against democracy by Carlos Delclós October 15, 2011 People & Power

Today, October 15th, we are united in a global struggle for change. We share a memory of the true meaning of democracy: dêmos Kratos. People power.

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15-O manifesto: humanity united for global democracy

Thumbnail image for 15-O manifesto: humanity united for global democracy by Jerome Roos October 15, 2011 Actions

Inspired by protests from Tunis to New York, activists and people’s assemblies have collaborated on a vision for a new global governance.

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Bloomberg backs down, occupiers can stay (for now)

Thumbnail image for Bloomberg backs down, occupiers can stay (for now) by Jerome Roos October 15, 2011 News

The occupation at Wall Street received good news this morning: after spending the night preparing for eviction, the clean-up order was postponed.

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From Tahrir to Toronto: it’s time to occupy the world!

Thumbnail image for From Tahrir to Toronto: it’s time to occupy the world! by Nadim Fetaih October 15, 2011 People & Power

It is time to occupy the world. We are the masses. We are the power. We have glimpses of what we want. We need only have the courage to fight for it.

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NYPD officer runs over legal observer, then arrests him

Thumbnail image for NYPD officer runs over legal observer, then arrests him by Jerome Roos October 14, 2011 News

In a bizarre act of brutality near Wall Street this morning, an NYPD officer ran over an observer of the National Lawyers Guild, before arresting the injured man.

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