ROAR Magazine https://roarmag.org Reflections on a Revolution Tue, 07 Aug 2018 13:00:48 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Imagining a world with no bullshit jobs https://roarmag.org/essays/graeber-bullshit-jobs-interview/

In this interview about his latest book, David Graeber discusses the role of unions, the challenges posed by automation and “the revolt of the caring classes.”

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Tue, 07 Aug 2018 12:36:01 +0000 https://roarmag.org/essays/graeber-bullshit-jobs-interview/
Mass Trespass https://roarmag.org/films/mass-trespass/

This short film tells the story of several hundred brave ramblers from Manchester and Sheffield, whose trespass of Kinder Scout in 1932 played a major role in giving people across the UK access to their countryside.

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Mon, 06 Aug 2018 20:02:10 +0000 https://roarmag.org/films/mass-trespass/
ROAR #8: “Beyond the Border” coming soon! https://roarmag.org/2018/07/18/roar-8-beyond-border-coming-soon/

Our eighth issue, on the revolutionary internationalism of the twenty-first century, is coming soon! This will be our last issue to appear in print, so don’t miss it.

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Wed, 18 Jul 2018 21:02:41 +0000 https://roarmag.org/2018/07/18/roar-8-beyond-border-coming-soon/
The Birdcage https://roarmag.org/films/the-birdcage/

A filmic experiment investigating the relationship between politics and economics, against a backdrop of democratic deficits, capital controls and soft European coups d’état.

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Thu, 05 Jul 2018 20:07:52 +0000 https://roarmag.org/films/the-birdcage/
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/