ROAR Magazine https://roarmag.org Reflections on a Revolution Mon, 10 Dec 2018 10:12:26 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Black revolutionary currents of the Atlantic https://roarmag.org/essays/julius-scott-common-wind-excerpt/

The tempest created by Haitian revolutionaries and communicated via slave societies across the Atlantic was a major turning point in the history of the Americas.

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Tue, 04 Dec 2018 12:19:12 +0000 https://roarmag.org/essays/julius-scott-common-wind-excerpt/
The Spider’s Web: Britain’s Second Empire https://roarmag.org/films/spiders-web-britains-second-empire/

At the demise of empire, Britain transformed from a colonial power into a financial one that today is estimated to hide up to half of global offshore wealth.

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Sun, 02 Dec 2018 15:56:35 +0000 https://roarmag.org/films/spiders-web-britains-second-empire/
The true cost of austerity: lessons from Greece https://roarmag.org/essays/austerity-costs-greece/

The real lessons from Greece’s economic crisis can be learned not from the toxic legacy of austerity, but from movements for social justice and food sovereignty.

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Wed, 28 Nov 2018 16:54:30 +0000 https://roarmag.org/essays/austerity-costs-greece/
War on Dissent https://roarmag.org/films/war-on-dissent-uk-policing/

The Network for Police Monitoring (Netpol) campaigns against police surveillance and the regular smearing of activists and groups as “domestic extremists.”

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Tue, 30 Oct 2018 21:09:29 +0000 https://roarmag.org/films/war-on-dissent-uk-policing/
War on Dissent: shrinking space for protest in the UK https://roarmag.org/essays/war-on-dissent-netpol/

The Network for Police Monitoring (Netpol) campaigns against police surveillance and the regular smearing of activists and groups as “domestic extremists.”

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Tue, 30 Oct 2018 21:08:59 +0000 https://roarmag.org/essays/war-on-dissent-netpol/
Defending Land, Ocean and Air https://roarmag.org/films/defending-land-ocean-air/

Indigenous locals in the Isthmus of Tehuantepec resist the construction of destructive windfarms on their traditional lands.

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Thu, 18 Oct 2018 19:12:59 +0000 https://roarmag.org/films/defending-land-ocean-air/
Black Panther, white woman: a meeting in Algiers https://roarmag.org/essays/mokhtefi-algiers-book-excerpt/

“Algiers, Third World Capital” is a fascinating story of liberation, radical politics and how one woman’s life became entangled with the Black Panthers in Algeria.

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Sun, 14 Oct 2018 20:26:03 +0000 https://roarmag.org/essays/mokhtefi-algiers-book-excerpt/
Think from the heart: Mexico’s Indigenous Congress https://roarmag.org/films/think-heart-mexicos-indigenous-congress/

Delegates at the fifth gathering of the CNI in Oventic describe their ideologies, mission and struggles — and the Zapatistas throw a party.

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Sun, 07 Oct 2018 15:44:18 +0000 https://roarmag.org/films/think-heart-mexicos-indigenous-congress/
Decolonizing society: the legacy of 1968 https://roarmag.org/essays/1968-decolonization-society/

Fifty years on, we need a return to the anti-imperialist ethos that enabled the activists of ’68 to engage in a shared struggle against a common enemy.

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Sat, 06 Oct 2018 14:34:11 +0000 https://roarmag.org/essays/1968-decolonization-society/
Mark Bray’s 2018 Anarchist Education/Antifa talks https://roarmag.org/2018/10/05/mark-bray-antifa-talks/

Mark Bray, author of “Antifa: The Anti-Fascist Handbook” (2017) continues his series of talks on anti-fascist organizing and is launching his latest book “Anarchist Education and the Modern School: A Francisco Ferrer Reader”.

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Fri, 05 Oct 2018 11:36:54 +0000 https://roarmag.org/2018/10/05/mark-bray-antifa-talks/