ROAR Magazine https://roarmag.org Reflections on a Revolution Tue, 28 Mar 2017 16:04:43 +0000 hourly 1 Last chance to subscribe in time for Issue #5: “Not This Time!” https://roarmag.org/2017/03/28/issue-five-anti-fascism-press/

There are just a few days left before the launch of our next print issue on anti-fascism and the struggle against the far-right. Make sure not to miss it!

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Tue, 28 Mar 2017 17:04:43 +0000 https://roarmag.org/2017/03/28/issue-five-anti-fascism-press/
On this day in 1871: Paris Commune established https://roarmag.org/2017/03/18/paris-commune-146-anniversary/

On March 18, 1871, the workers of Paris rose up and declared a revolutionary Commune whose historical experience continues to resonate today.

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Sat, 18 Mar 2017 12:06:16 +0000 https://roarmag.org/2017/03/18/paris-commune-146-anniversary/
Environmental activists in Honduras refuse to submit https://roarmag.org/essays/berta-caceres-honduras/

One year after Berta Cáceres’ murder, indigenous peoples are in revolt, fighting for their rights to exist in a system that has no part for them to play.

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Fri, 03 Mar 2017 18:20:17 +0000 https://roarmag.org/essays/berta-caceres-honduras/
Facing the wind: the life of Wobbly organizer Sam Dolgoff https://roarmag.org/essays/sam-dolgoff-biography-review/

This fascinating memoir is part biography, part commentary on many decades of twentieth-century labor activism, seen through the eyes of Sam Dolgoff.

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Tue, 28 Feb 2017 17:04:24 +0000 https://roarmag.org/essays/sam-dolgoff-biography-review/
We want to welcome! Barcelona demands open borders for refugees https://roarmag.org/essays/barcelona-refugee-solidarity-protest/

Barcelona wants to welcome refugees. Only a radical movement can substantiate the city’s demands.

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Wed, 22 Feb 2017 22:30:27 +0000 https://roarmag.org/essays/barcelona-refugee-solidarity-protest/
Organizing against the Irish housing emergency https://roarmag.org/essays/ireland-housing-crisis/

The occupation of Apollo House in Dublin was the largest direct action in Ireland in recent years, but it did not materialize out of nowhere.

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Mon, 20 Feb 2017 20:12:47 +0000 https://roarmag.org/essays/ireland-housing-crisis/
Reason, creativity and freedom: the communalist model https://roarmag.org/essays/communalism-bookchin-direct-democracy/

Humanity stands at a crossroads. Now, more than ever, history calls for a grassroots democracy at a global scale. If we look carefully, all the tools are at hand.

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Sat, 11 Feb 2017 18:44:01 +0000 https://roarmag.org/essays/communalism-bookchin-direct-democracy/
The Irish water insurgency: no more blood from these stones https://roarmag.org/essays/ireland-anti-austerity-water-protests/

After the government tried to privatize and raise the costs of water, the Irish drew a line: “they are not going to draw any more blood from those stones.”

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Mon, 06 Feb 2017 17:47:13 +0000 https://roarmag.org/essays/ireland-anti-austerity-water-protests/
Amilcar Cabral’s revolutionary anti-colonialist ideas https://roarmag.org/essays/amilcar-cabral-revolutionary-anticolonialism/

The writings of revolutionary leader Amilcar Cabral provide key insights on the importance of culture in the contemporary struggle against neoliberalism.

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Sun, 05 Feb 2017 11:19:04 +0000 https://roarmag.org/essays/amilcar-cabral-revolutionary-anticolonialism/
Monsters of the financialized imagination: from Pokémon to Trump https://roarmag.org/essays/max-haiven-financialization-pokemon-trump/

How can we confront the financialization that is shaping our lives, from the games we play, the decisions we make to the leaders who rise to power?

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Fri, 03 Feb 2017 19:56:01 +0000 https://roarmag.org/essays/max-haiven-financialization-pokemon-trump/