The sun rises: indignados take back Puerta del Sol

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Four days after the police eviction and a day after the worst police violence since the start of the protests, the indignados of Madrid are back in the square.

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Panic hits Wall Street — in pictures

Thumbnail image for Panic hits Wall Street — in pictures by Jerome Roos August 5, 2011 Capitalism & Crisis

Is this the second coming of the global financial crisis? Markets are tumbling, and these “poor” Wall Street traders sure look like they’ve seen a ghost.

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Notes on the non-violence of the 15-M movement

Thumbnail image for Notes on the non-violence of the 15-M movement by Jerome Roos August 5, 2011 People & Power

The international commission of the indignados in Madrid has released this fascinating treatise on the role of non-violence in the movement.

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Violent police repression of student protests in Chile

Thumbnail image for Violent police repression of student protests in Chile by Jerome Roos August 5, 2011 News

Over 800 arrested during running street battles, as student protesters defy official protest ban to demonstrate for equal access to education.

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Defiant indignados receive blows, solidarity from police

Thumbnail image for Defiant indignados receive blows, solidarity from police by Jerome Roos August 5, 2011 News

In just two days, the Spanish police has spoken out against the government and in support of the indignados — while at the same time beating them up.

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The four-day battle and re-conquest of Sol — in pictures

Thumbnail image for The four-day battle and re-conquest of Sol — in pictures by Jerome Roos August 5, 2011 People & Power

After a four day stand-off with police, facing eviction, destruction of property and disproportional police violence, the people are back in the square.

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Europe in Crisis, Part VI: The Future of Europe

Thumbnail image for Europe in Crisis, Part VI: The Future of Europe by Jerome Roos August 4, 2011 Capitalism & Crisis

As the debt crisis hits a crescendo, EU leaders hold the future of Europe in their hands. Either the EU breaks through into closer union, or it breaks down.

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Eviction of Puerta del Sol backfires — big time!

Thumbnail image for Eviction of Puerta del Sol backfires — big time! by Jerome Roos August 2, 2011 People & Power

Tens of thousands of indignados bring Madrid to a complete standstill in a spontaneous and defiant bid to reclaim Puerta del Sol from the police.

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Spanish police evict and destroy Puerta del Sol

Thumbnail image for Spanish police evict and destroy Puerta del Sol by Jerome Roos August 2, 2011 News

Protest camp at Prado evicted and infrastructure at Puerta del Sol destroyed by national and municipal police. Defiant indignados vow to return.

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150,000+ demonstrate for social justice in Israel

Thumbnail image for 150,000+ demonstrate for social justice in Israel by Jerome Roos July 31, 2011 People & Power

For two weeks already, angry Israelis have been camped out in squares across the country. Last night, the protests culminated into an historic march.

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