Our problems are not due to a lack of innovative ideas; they are due to an excess of financial power concentrated in the hands of an elite of bankers.
High levels of military spending played a key role in the unfolding European sovereign debt crisis -- and continue to undermine efforts to resolve it.
In a grandiose display of Foucauldian irony, one of the greatest anti-capitalist debates of our time has been reduced to an intellectual commodity.
Drawing inspiration from the Recovered Factories Movement in Argentina, the Vio.Me factory in Greece has begun production under worker self-management.
Excerpts from the Foucault-Chomsky debate on human nature and power have circulated online for years -- now it's available in full for the first time.
A collective of researchers, photographers and filmmakers comes together to launch a powerful new multimedia research project on the crisis in Athens.
Dutch, Greek and Spanish members of the Occupy movement interrupt a lecture by IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde at the University of Amsterdam.
Financial Empire may have reduced us all to debt prisoners, but we can still become the social protagonists of history's greatest-ever prison break.
Sadly, economic policy is guided by neither facts nor ideas -- it is guided by power. Ending austerity will require more than Excel spreadsheets alone.
On May 3-12, Florence will host a counter-summit to the EU State of the Union with a series of public events on the crisis of capitalism and democracy.
The crisis in higher education is the result of a privatized culture of management. This is a plea for turning universities back over to the sciences.
Žižek's misplaced tribute to Thatcher and his diatribe against direct democracy reveal the dangerous messianic tendencies of his "radical" philosophy.
"There is a growing sense throughout the world that capitalism isn’t working; and that the cracks we create in it may really be the only way forward."
Even in death, Thatcher's zombie ideology that "there is no alternative" will continue to feed on our imagination. The time has come to prove her wrong.
Despite a glorification of the Egyptian revolution as a "non-violent" one, violence has been a part of the uprising since the first stone was thrown.
How the world’s favorite sweet continues to be produced with the sweat of African child slaves.
Faced by insurmountable debt, the Portuguese government finds itself forced to request EU rescue funds.
At the start of the month, here’s a great tune from John Butler’s latest album, ‘April Uprising’.
In the wake of the 2008 financial crash, Michael Moore takes us on a trip to the dark side of free-market capitalism.
An online campaign has overturned ING’s executive pay policy, and the mood in Amsterdam is getting increasingly militant about banker bonuses.
Nuclear emergency at Fukushima galvanizes German public opposition to nuclear energy.
A critical book review on the challenges of globalization in the wake of the greatest crisis since the 1930s.
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Mark Mazower's excellent essay in The Nation on Greece's ongoing crisis. David Graeber's practical Utopian's guide to the coming collapse: an extract from his new book. New study finds Reinhart & Rogoff's economic justification for austerity to be based on faulty data. Thomas Herndon, the 28-year-old grad student who just shook the global austerity movement. David Graeber finds himself in academic exile: an interview in the Chronicle of Higher Education. Verso Books announcing the 6th Subversive Festival, The Utopia of Democracy, in Zagreb this May.
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