The Global Square: an online platform for our movement

Thumbnail image for The Global Square: an online platform for our movement by ROAR Collective November 2, 2011 Ideas

A proposal on how to perpetuate the creative and cooperative spirit of the occupations and transform them into lasting forms of social organization.

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Euro crisis unresolved: the cycle of stupidity continues

Thumbnail image for Euro crisis unresolved: the cycle of stupidity continues by Jerome Roos October 30, 2011 Capitalism & Crisis

There’s nothing more frustrating than watching this endless cycle of stupidity unfold. Sometimes it’s just more dignified to face death rather than fight it.

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Peaking outside the box: Canada’s place in the revolt

Thumbnail image for Peaking outside the box: Canada’s place in the revolt by Nadim Fetaih October 29, 2011 Capitalism & Crisis

While many people will demand the end of greed or corruption, the simplest and most straightforward demand would be for the fall of the system itself.

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Oakland crackdown backfires: the genie is out of the bottle

Thumbnail image for Oakland crackdown backfires: the genie is out of the bottle by Jerome Roos October 28, 2011 Reflections

You can crack down on a human skull, but not on a revolutionary spirit. The genie is out of the bottle — and there is no way to put it back in.

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The world is watching: we are all Scott Olsen!

Thumbnail image for The world is watching: we are all Scott Olsen! by Jerome Roos October 27, 2011 Actions

While the Iraq Veteran and Occupy Oakland protester remains in critical condition, let us send a powerful message to those in power: the world is watching!

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O ano de 2011 marca o fim do Fim da História

Thumbnail image for O ano de 2011 marca o fim do Fim da História by Jerome Roos October 26, 2011 Capitalism & Crisis

Quando o sistema força pessoas comuns a se tornarem revolucionárias, você sabe que você não está mais no Fim da História. Você está bem na sua beirada.

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El año 2011 marca el fin del Fin de la Historia

Thumbnail image for El año 2011 marca el fin del Fin de la Historia by Jerome Roos October 26, 2011 Capitalism & Crisis

Cuando el sistema obliga a la gente común a transformarse en revolucionarios, sabes que te encuentras al borde mismo de la historia.

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Sound of sunshine: Michael Franti at Occupy Amsterdam

Thumbnail image for Sound of sunshine: Michael Franti at Occupy Amsterdam by Jerome Roos October 26, 2011 Society & Solidarity

Michael Franti, the musician and activist, popped by the protest camp at the Amsterdam stock exchange to play some tunes and support the movement.

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Man shot in face with rubber bullet during Oakland raid

Thumbnail image for Man shot in face with rubber bullet during Oakland raid by Jerome Roos October 26, 2011 News

Police violently evict Occupy Oakland, attacking protesters with teargas, flash grenades and rubber bullets, arresting dozens and shooting one man in the face.

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Call to action: #RobinHood global march on October 29

Thumbnail image for Call to action: #RobinHood global march on October 29 by Jerome Roos October 23, 2011 Actions

On the eve of the G20 in France, let the people rise up and demand the imposition of a 1% #ROBINHOOD tax on all financial transactions and currency trades.

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