Untitled Angst: the curse of lethargy in a time of monsters

Thumbnail image for Untitled Angst: the curse of lethargy in a time of monsters by Nadim Fetaih March 4, 2012 People & Power

As Edmund Burke once wrote, “all that is necessary for evil to triumph is for good men to do nothing.” It is time for Canada to shed the shackles of apathy and rise.

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The Global Square: simply an ode to the world revolution

Thumbnail image for The Global Square: simply an ode to the world revolution by I.G. Karfield February 27, 2012 Poems

Are we being overshadowed by the big money of the devouring wolves and the peckish pigs? No we are not. Because we are the global square.

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Counting the Cost: has capitalism gone bankrupt?

Thumbnail image for Counting the Cost: has capitalism gone bankrupt? by Jerome Roos February 27, 2012 Capitalism & Crisis

With a worldwide financial crisis and an outraged 99 percent taking to the streets, Al Jazeera asks whether the free market is free enough.

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A message from the streets of Athens: “save us no more!”

Thumbnail image for A message from the streets of Athens: “save us no more!” by Leonidas Oikonomakis February 23, 2012 Capitalism & Crisis

We don’t want your money. We don’t want your lies. We don’t want your conditions. We just want to live. No sheep was ever saved through bleating.

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Fighting for our lives: why we need a revolution

Thumbnail image for Fighting for our lives: why we need a revolution by Talita Soares February 22, 2012 Culture & Critique

We need a revolution because this system is not a system for the people; because even those who are on the favored side are not able to find true fulfillment.

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BBC covers The Global Square: a grassroots social network

Thumbnail image for BBC covers The Global Square: a grassroots social network by Jerome Roos February 22, 2012 News

Heather Marsh, spokesperson for The Global Square, appeared on BBC radio to discuss the ongoing effort of building a secure, decentralized social network.

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Financial Times: “Greece is the eurozone’s first colony”

Thumbnail image for Financial Times: “Greece is the eurozone’s first colony” by Jerome Roos February 22, 2012 Capitalism & Crisis

When even the media paragon of free-market ideology argues that “Greece must default if it wants democracy,” you know something is profoundly wrong.

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Spanish police brutalize student protesters in Valencia

Thumbnail image for Spanish police brutalize student protesters in Valencia by Jerome Roos February 21, 2012 News

Conjuring up memories of Franco’s dictatorship, a peaceful student protest in Spain was violently disturbed by police assaults on harmless minors.

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Massivity: over a million protest labor reforms in Spain

Thumbnail image for Massivity: over a million protest labor reforms in Spain by Jerome Roos February 20, 2012 News

Hundreds of thousands fill up Spain’s squares in the first mass mobilization against the radical labor market reforms of Rajoy’s new government.

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Virality: international media coverage of The Global Square

Thumbnail image for Virality: international media coverage of The Global Square by Jerome Roos February 18, 2012 News

With Wikileaks and several other major players throwing their weight behind the project, a vaporware press release has made The Global Square go viral.

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