The age of rage: welcome to the world revolution

Thumbnail image for The age of rage: welcome to the world revolution by Andrew Marshall August 10, 2012 People & Power

What the elite few have long feared, has finally transpired: conscious citizens have begun to rise up around the world. The Age of Rage has begun.

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Indignados: austerity as a violation of human rights

Thumbnail image for Indignados: austerity as a violation of human rights by Marta Sánchez August 7, 2012 Capitalism & Crisis

By drawing attention to the systematic violation of human rights, 15-M has helped to shine a light on the illegitimacy of the financial structure.

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Homer Simpson and the communism of capital

Thumbnail image for Homer Simpson and the communism of capital by Carlos Delclós August 4, 2012 Culture & Critique

The task of the capitalist firm today is an ambivalent one: to reify the institution of private property while pretending to “create a better world”.

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O, Canada, we stand on guard for thee!

Thumbnail image for O, Canada, we stand on guard for thee! by Nadim Fetaih August 4, 2012 People & Power

They said that it had fizzled out. They said it was over. They said a lot of things. But one thing is clear: here in Montreal, the fight is far from over.

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The Orwellian language behind the euro crisis

Thumbnail image for The Orwellian language behind the euro crisis by Andrew Marshall July 28, 2012 Capitalism & Crisis

In Europe’s debt crisis, language is not what it seems. Welcome to a world where crisis is stability, austerity is recovery, and poverty is power.

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Kleptocracy: debt as a method of legalized robbery

Thumbnail image for Kleptocracy: debt as a method of legalized robbery by Raimundo Viejo July 26, 2012 Capitalism & Crisis

Debt is the mechanism that makes legalized robbery possible. This is why stopping the payment of our debt is an imperative in the defense of a decent life.

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Que se jodan! The eroding legitimacy of Rajoy’s gov’t

Thumbnail image for Que se jodan! The eroding legitimacy of Rajoy’s gov’t by Carlos Delclós July 24, 2012 People & Power

The legitimation crisis of the Rajoy government signals a qualitative shift in Spain compared to when the indignados burst onto the scene last year.

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The steelworkers guarding modern-day Thermopylae

Thumbnail image for The steelworkers guarding modern-day Thermopylae by Leonidas Oikonomakis July 21, 2012 People & Power

If Spain has the miners of Asturias, Greece has the steelworkers of Aspropyrgos. Their 9-month strike symbolizes the workers’ struggle in neoliberal Europe.

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ROAR on RT: “take away our homes — expect violence”

Thumbnail image for ROAR on RT: “take away our homes — expect violence” by Carlos Delclós July 20, 2012 Capitalism & Crisis

ROAR contributor Carlos Delclos appeared on RT to explain why yesterday’s clashes in Madrid are a logical outgrowth of the state’s handling of the crisis.

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Millions on streets as Spain unites against austerity

Thumbnail image for Millions on streets as Spain unites against austerity by Santiago Carrion July 20, 2012 Capitalism & Crisis

Struggles converge as miners, firefighters, judges, public employees, the unemployed and even the army step up their resistance against EU-enforced cuts.

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