ROAR Magazine https://roarmag.org Reflections on a Revolution Mon, 16 Apr 2018 15:09:46 +0000 en-US hourly 1 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/
Course outline: “The Sociology of Finance, Debt and Austerity” https://roarmag.org/2018/01/30/reading-list-sociology-finance-debt-austerity/

Reading list for MPhil module in Sociology at the University of Cambridge (lent 2018).

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Tue, 30 Jan 2018 20:44:42 +0000 https://roarmag.org/2018/01/30/reading-list-sociology-finance-debt-austerity/
Counter-power and self-defense in Latin America https://roarmag.org/essays/raul-zibechi-counterpower-self-defense/

Against the backdrop of state and gang violence, some of the continent’s most affected communities have taken radical measures to defend themselves and build new social counter-powers from below.

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Mon, 29 Jan 2018 20:44:53 +0000 https://roarmag.org/essays/raul-zibechi-counterpower-self-defense/
Worldwide #DefendAfrin protests — in photos and videos https://roarmag.org/2018/01/27/worldwide-defendafrin-protests-photos-videos/

Tens of thousands of people across the globe took to the streets on Saturday in solidarity with the defenders of Afrin to protest Turkey’s illegal invasion.

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Sat, 27 Jan 2018 23:10:19 +0000 https://roarmag.org/2018/01/27/worldwide-defendafrin-protests-photos-videos/
Thinking freedom: achieving the impossible collectively https://roarmag.org/essays/thinking-freedom-achieving-impossible-collectively/

Real emancipation emerges from collective struggle and must not be conflated with the politics of representation whether by parties or states.

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Thu, 25 Jan 2018 11:59:08 +0000 https://roarmag.org/essays/thinking-freedom-achieving-impossible-collectively/