Wall Street: why the NYPD crackdown was a huge mistake

Thumbnail image for Wall Street: why the NYPD crackdown was a huge mistake by Jerome Roos September 25, 2011 People & Power

We already knew that police repression rarely achieves its aims and often leads to popular backlash. Yesterday’s Wall Street crackdown was no different.

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Attempted police crackdown on Wall Street — in pictures

Thumbnail image for Attempted police crackdown on Wall Street — in pictures by Jerome Roos September 25, 2011 News

A week since the occupation started, the protests on Wall Street are only growing stronger. Thousands marched on Saturday. The authorities went berserk.

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“Nobody can predict the moment of revolution”

Thumbnail image for “Nobody can predict the moment of revolution” by Jerome Roos September 25, 2011 People & Power

A beautiful video from the Wall Street occupation: sharing insights into the formation of a new social movement as it is still taking shape in real time.

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The blog to follow on 15-M and the march to Brussels

Thumbnail image for The blog to follow on 15-M and the march to Brussels by Jerome Roos September 24, 2011 Reflections

Embedded in the 15-M movement and March to Brussels from the start, Oscar ten Houten has been keeping us informed with his excellent firsthand reports.

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Meltdown: the men who crashed the world

Thumbnail image for Meltdown: the men who crashed the world by Jerome Roos September 24, 2011 Capitalism & Crisis

Al Jazeera just launched the first episode of a four-part investigation into a world of greed and recklessness that led to financial collapse.

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I.G. Karfield: “Full of piece: peace by peace”

Thumbnail image for I.G. Karfield: “Full of piece: peace by peace” by I.G. Karfield September 24, 2011 Poems

This country like that country, that country more like this country, none of the countries in this world have managed to create a system that works.

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Eurozone endgame: all that is solid melts into air

Thumbnail image for Eurozone endgame: all that is solid melts into air by Jerome Roos September 24, 2011 Capitalism & Crisis

With Greece on the verge of default, Italy sucked into the storm, and French banks drawing ever closer to collapse, the euro has finally reached its endgame.

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The Guardian’s new banking blog is a crying shame

Thumbnail image for The Guardian’s new banking blog is a crying shame by Jerome Roos September 22, 2011 Intellectuals & Ideology

In an attempt to come up with an ‘anthropology of bankers’, the Guardian ends up offering Luyendijk a platform for uncritical quasi-academic whitewash.

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Wall Street occupation goes into 4th day — in pictures

Thumbnail image for Wall Street occupation goes into 4th day — in pictures by Jerome Roos September 20, 2011 People & Power

Despite multiple arrests and pouring rain, the protests in Lower Manhattan show no sign of abating. Here are the best photos of day #3 of the occupation.

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Occupation of Wall Street makes waves around the world

Thumbnail image for Occupation of Wall Street makes waves around the world by Jerome Roos September 20, 2011 People & Power

As the worldwide wave of indignation finally washes upon America’s shores, a few thousand activists in New York stage a protest that will inspire millions.

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