ROAR Magazine https://roarmag.org Reflections on a Revolution Tue, 29 May 2018 12:17:13 +0000 en-US hourly 1 The Long Shadow of May ’68 https://roarmag.org/essays/long-shadow-may-68/

Fifty years on, contemporary social struggles continue to be shaped in profound ways by the ambivalent legacy of “The Long 1968.”

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Tue, 29 May 2018 02:17:20 +0000 https://roarmag.org/essays/long-shadow-may-68/
The revenge against the commons of the ZAD https://roarmag.org/essays/revenge-against-commons-zad-eviction/

Why French police, in its biggest operation since May 68, is prepared to kill for Macron’s neoliberal nightmare — and how the ZAD fought back.

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Mon, 14 May 2018 10:41:25 +0000 https://roarmag.org/essays/revenge-against-commons-zad-eviction/
Academic alienation: freeing cognitive labor from the grip of capitalism https://roarmag.org/essays/academic-alienation-cognitive-labor-capitalism/

In the neoliberal university, intellectual labor has largely become inscribed into the machine of knowledge production. We need to think of new ways of resisting.

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Tue, 08 May 2018 20:00:46 +0000 https://roarmag.org/essays/academic-alienation-cognitive-labor-capitalism/
The world’s deadliest border: a photo reportage https://roarmag.org/essays/worlds-deadliest-border-photo-reportage/

Over the past years, the Mediterranean Sea has claimed thousands of lives. But for those who survived the dangerous crossing, the challenges are far from over.

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Tue, 01 May 2018 16:35:48 +0000 https://roarmag.org/essays/worlds-deadliest-border-photo-reportage/
Their Land, Our Home https://roarmag.org/films/their-land-our-home/

About to be evicted from their homes, the last residents of Santa Filomena reflect on their lives in an informal neighborhood on the outskirts of Lisbon.

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Thu, 12 Apr 2018 19:21:11 +0000 https://roarmag.org/films/their-land-our-home/
Dissecting the madness of economic reason https://roarmag.org/essays/harvey-madness-economic-reason/

David Harvey’s latest book provides a riveting reading of Marx’s Capital and a trenchant critique of a political and economic system spiralling out of control.

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Wed, 04 Apr 2018 21:30:14 +0000 https://roarmag.org/essays/harvey-madness-economic-reason/
Radical Labor: Aligning Unions with the Streets https://roarmag.org/films/radical-labor-aligning-unions-streets/

The Colorado chapter of the SEIU labor union is partnering with grassroots community activists, emphasizing the need for a radical labor movement.

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Fri, 09 Mar 2018 17:18:06 +0000 https://roarmag.org/films/radical-labor-aligning-unions-streets/
Tunisia: protesting austerity, demanding sovereignty https://roarmag.org/essays/tunisia-protesting-austerity-demanding-sovereignty/

The recent protests show that Tunisia is still a cauldron of popular resistance against neoliberal and neo-colonial attacks on the country’s sovereignty.

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Mon, 12 Feb 2018 14:01:38 +0000 https://roarmag.org/essays/tunisia-protesting-austerity-demanding-sovereignty/
The New Debt Colonies: finance, imperialism and the politics of dispossession https://roarmag.org/2018/02/03/new-debt-colonies-finance-imperialism-politics-dispossession/

The comrades at Viewpoint have just released their new issue on Imperialism, featuring a long essay by ROAR editor Jerome Roos on “The New Debt Colonies.”

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Sat, 03 Feb 2018 19:45:17 +0000 https://roarmag.org/2018/02/03/new-debt-colonies-finance-imperialism-politics-dispossession/