The dividends rise and the proletarians fallSelf-criticism is air and breath for the proletarian movementI feel at home in the whole world, wherever there are clouds and birds and human tearsFreedom is always the freedom of those who think differently
Big trade agreements have often been understood as substitutes for the stalled WTO negotiations. What should we do against the next neoliberal moves? To understand all this, we need to look back to the history of global trade negotiations
We are witnessing a tidal change, and it will not be for the better. Right-wing nationalist populism continues to rise throughout the Western world. With the victory of Donald Trump, its ascendancy has reached a new height
C. Kilpatrick, L. Spence, L. Featherstone, E. Young
According to the MST, the whole operation means to frighten the activists of two camps on public land coveted by a lumber company in the state of Paraná. We see with dismay the repeated episodes of repression of peaceful protests and social organizations committed to the expansion of human rights
With seven sections and sixteen chapters, Rosa Remix covers a wide range of subjects, starting with Rosa’s life, finishing with her legacy, and in between grappling with issues like climate justice, feminism, graphic novels, or protest movements
Sanya Smith: “A former US minister was asked why they didn´t release the text of the TPP: “We tried that in the FTAA and it didn’t work because people suddenly realized what was in it and they opposed it…” So they are correctly named vampire agreements. Once people know what’s in it, they oppose it…”
Neoliberal globalization has had a profound effect on the mega-cities of the global South. In the so-called large emerging economies of the South—in particular the BRICS countries (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa)—globalization’s imperative has been export-led growth, and these countries’ port cities have served as the platforms for this development strategy.
Patrick Bond, Ana Garcia, Mariana Moreira, and Ruixue Bai
With the threat of the FIFA World Cup came the pretext for companies, in complicity with all three levels of government, to begin looking at the land with new eyes. The challenges intensified and became constant threats of eviction so that the space might be transformed into a parking lot, a mall, or any other thing to create profit.
A tour d’horizon of “movements creating alternative spaces in which an anti-austerity politics can be articulated….The politics of daily life should be central to what we are doing.” Happy birthday, David Harvey!
Gas leaks, oil spills (the most recent being this past February) are now commonplace. The people here point out the conspicuous absence of the employees of the province’s Environment Ministry. The ministry says they have five trucks patrolling the region, but people here say they’ve only ever seen one.