Society & Solidarity

Death by charity: the dark side of decluttering

The death of a homeless woman in the slot of a clothing donation box serves up a harsh reminder: capitalism kills — and “charity” is one of its tools.

Capitalism & Crisis

Beware the soft hand of capital

Capitalism co-opts our best visions — through its soft hand, capital reforms its way out of crisis, putting forward more tolerable forms of exploitation.

Movement & Mobilization

Error 404: digital party democracy not found

So-called “digital parties” are seeking to radically democratize party politics — but a new book points to serious flaws and dangerous pitfalls along the way.

New Book

Out now: ‘Why Not Default?’ by ROAR editor Jerome Roos

New historical study shows how creditors came to wield unprecedented power over heavily indebted countries — and the dangers this poses to democracy.

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