ROAR Magazine https://roarmag.org Reflections on a Revolution Sun, 26 Feb 2017 18:13:32 +0000 hourly 1 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/
Manufactured consent: power, media and thinktanks https://roarmag.org/2017/02/03/manufactured-consent-tni-infographic/

Corporations don’t just shape our politics or economics, they also seek do to the same to public opinion. What do they fund and who do they represent?

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Fri, 03 Feb 2017 16:36:44 +0000 https://roarmag.org/2017/02/03/manufactured-consent-tni-infographic/
The call center as a site of control and resistance https://roarmag.org/essays/working-the-phones-woodcock-interview/

Instead of seeing call centers as defined only by their technological methods of control and surveillance, they can be understood as a site of struggle and anger.

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Sun, 29 Jan 2017 18:46:13 +0000 https://roarmag.org/essays/working-the-phones-woodcock-interview/
No more presidents: protesting the Trump inauguration https://roarmag.org/films/no-presidents-protesting-trump-inauguration/

The days of action surrounding the inauguration of Donald Trump marked a clear rejection of his administration and the global rise of right-wing populism.

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Fri, 27 Jan 2017 17:51:52 +0000 https://roarmag.org/films/no-presidents-protesting-trump-inauguration/
The ZAD: an autonomous zone in the heart of France https://roarmag.org/essays/zad-autonomous-zone-france/

In a heroic struggle of solidarity and resistance, locals and activists of the ZAD have been fighting against the construction of an airport for many years.

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Thu, 26 Jan 2017 20:00:08 +0000 https://roarmag.org/essays/zad-autonomous-zone-france/