Breaking the taboo: the inevitability of a Greek exit

Thumbnail image for Breaking the taboo: the inevitability of a Greek exit by Jerome Roos February 9, 2012 Capitalism & Crisis

For years, the EU and IMF said a Greek euro exit was not an option. Now, with protests surging and talks stalling, the impossible is becoming inevitable.

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Egypt’s radicalized hooligans: “Tantawi, we want your head!”

Thumbnail image for Egypt’s radicalized hooligans: “Tantawi, we want your head!” by Bart Griffioen February 7, 2012 People & Power

A week after the Port Said stadium massacre, the Ultras once again find themselves on the front-line of Egypt’s ongoing revolution against the SCAF.

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European Forum in Rome: income, commons, democracy

Thumbnail image for European Forum in Rome: income, commons, democracy by Jerome Roos February 3, 2012 Actions

On Feb. 10-12, over forty organizations, networks and social movements will meet in Rome to organize a common front for an alternative Europe.

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Post-education: empowering the children of the revolution

Thumbnail image for Post-education: empowering the children of the revolution by Talita Soares February 2, 2012 Education & Emancipation

The only thing we need to become truly free is the final realization of our own freedom. Education must cultivate this emerging state of consciousness.

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In defense of Foucault: the incessancy of resistance

Thumbnail image for In defense of Foucault: the incessancy of resistance by Simon Thorpe February 1, 2012 People & Power

Revolution is entirely possible within Foucault’s theory; our task is to take on the challenge posed by his more honest account of power-as-social-relation.

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Occupy South Africa: “we are all kings and queens!”

Thumbnail image for Occupy South Africa: “we are all kings and queens!” by Joe Hani January 27, 2012 Development & Dependency

Suffering from the highest income divide and the worst violence in the world, the time has come for the people of S-Africa to rise up and reclaim their country.

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Egypt commemorates its revolution — in pictures

Thumbnail image for Egypt commemorates its revolution — in pictures by Jerome Roos January 27, 2012 People & Power

One year on, Egypt’s revolutionaries are back in the square to reclaim the revolution that ousted Mubarak and must now overthrow the SCAF.

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The Second Coming: a poem for Egypt’s revolutionaries

Thumbnail image for The Second Coming: a poem for Egypt’s revolutionaries by Jerome Roos January 25, 2012 Poems

This poem by William Butler Yeats is dedicated to the fearless revolutionaries of Egypt, the “indignant desert birds” whose resurrection is soon at hand.

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El Thawra lissa fil Tahrir! The Revolution is still in Tahrir!

Thumbnail image for El Thawra lissa fil Tahrir! The Revolution is still in Tahrir! by Nadim Fetaih January 25, 2012 People & Power

What began on January 25, 2011, and was said to have ended 18 days later, was in truth only just the beginning. Egypt will have its freedom.

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Call to action: global ‘die-in’ at US and Egyptian embassies

Thumbnail image for Call to action: global ‘die-in’ at US and Egyptian embassies by Nadim Fetaih January 24, 2012 Actions

As Egypt commemorates its ongoing revolution, the US keeps providing the military regime with its tools of oppression. Let’s take a stand.

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