The spiritual crisis of humanity and the endless struggle

Thumbnail image for The spiritual crisis of humanity and the endless struggle by Jerome Roos November 7, 2011 Intellectuals & Ideology

From Europe to the world, it is time to break the chains of weariness and rise to the challenge of our times. The future of humanity depends on it.

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Why Europe’s democrats are terrified of democracy

Thumbnail image for Why Europe’s democrats are terrified of democracy by Jerome Roos November 6, 2011 Capitalism & Crisis

The way Europe has handled the Greek referendum is the clearest indication yet that European capitalism and national democracy are incompatible.

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Call-out for solidarity with Egypt: defend the revolution

Thumbnail image for Call-out for solidarity with Egypt: defend the revolution by Jerome Roos November 5, 2011 Actions

If they stifle our resistance, the 1% will win. But while the revolution lives, our imaginations knows no bounds. We can still create a world worth living.

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Historic strike brings Oakland to a standstill — in pictures

Thumbnail image for Historic strike brings Oakland to a standstill — in pictures by Jerome Roos November 5, 2011 News

This week, Oakland proudly held the first general strike in the US since 1946, with tens of thousands blocking off one of America’s largest harbors.

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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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