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  1. Report from the second Citizen’s Assembly of Podemos

    Sol Trumbo Vila
    10 April 2017
    Article

    Sol Trumbo Vila says the mandate from the Podemos Assembly is to go forwards in unity and with humility

  2. On financialisation, exit options for capital and sites of resistance

    Daniel Chavez, Ewald Engelen
    09 December 2016
    Article
  3. Over Financialisering, exitopties voor kapitaal en mogelijkheden tot verzet

    Daniel Chavez, Ewald Engelen
    09 December 2016
    Article
  4. La implosión de la Venezuela rentista

    • Edgardo Lander
    07 September 2016
    Paper

    La crisis que hoy sufre Venezuela tiene sus raíces en la continuidad y profundización del modelo petrolero rentista. Lejos de asumir que una alternativa al capitalismo debe necesariamente ser una alternativa al modelo depredador del desarrollo como crecimiento sin fin, los gobiernos liderados por Hugo Chávez y Nicolás Maduro han intensificado el modelo rentista a niveles históricamente desconocidos en el país.

  5. President Maduro of Venezuela

    The implosion of Venezuela's rentier state

    • Edgardo Lander
    07 September 2016
    Paper

    The current crisis of the Bolivarian project is due to its failure to question the rentier petro-state model. Far from accepting that an alternative to capitalism necessarily had to be a departure from the destructive development model of unlimited growth, the government of President Chávez intensified it to extremes unknown in the country’s previous history.

  6. Estado del poder 2016

    Democracia y poder: la democracia ha muerto. ¡Vivan las democracias!

    • Hilary Wainwright
    16 February 2016
    Report

    Construir una democracia real frente al poder empresarial y financiero exige repleanter el poder y la agencia, y explorar los enfoques cretivos, experimentales, emancipadores y de intercambio de conocimientos de los movimientos sociales.

  7. Democracy is dead: Long live democracies!

    • Hilary Wainwright
    18 January 2016
    Report

    Building a real democracy in the face of corporate and financial power will require a rethinking of power and agency, unleashing the creative, experimental, knowledge-sharing and emancipatory approaches of social movements.

  8. "And my future?"

    Portuguese elections: All (not so) quiet on the Western Front

    Luís Bernardo
    29 October 2015
    Article

    On 4 October, Portuguese and international news outlets reported a win for the right-wing coalition as a victory for austerity policies. But the latest news shows that a left-wing coalition government may yet emerge, reflecting growing popular anger and resistance to unemployment, poverty and corruption.

  9. Corbyn: the non-careerist politician

    Boris Kagarlitsky
    25 September 2015
    Article

    This summer I was going to meet with Jeremy Corbyn at a conference in Ufa, Russia. He asked for a few days to think it over promising to come unless something unplanned and significant would happen. It did. He was nominated for the leader of the British Labour Party.

  10. Anti-austerity protest

    Mayores aspiraciones: la política más allá de las urnas

    Hilary Wainwright
    01 September 2015
    Article

    Igual que con el referéndum escocés, la derrota electoral se puede transformar en un éxito político; un nuevo movimiento está surgiendo en el Reino Unido.

  11. Seminario Radical community manager en Ámsterdam

    Sol Trumbo Vila
    21 August 2015
    Article

    El colectivo español Xnet que ayudó a arrestar al exdirector general del FMI estuvo en Ámsterdam compartiendo sus conocimientos, instrumentos y estrategias con movimientos sociales y organizaciones de la sociedad civil de toda Europa.

  12. Radical Community Manager Seminar in Amsterdam

    Sol Trumbo Vila
    22 May 2015
    Article

    Spanish collective Xnet that helped arrest the former Managing Director of the IMF came to Amsterdam to share their skills, tools and strategies with social movements, civil society organisations from all over Europe.

  13. UK elections exposes new unpredictable political landscape

    Hilary Wainwright
    07 May 2015
    Article

    The uncertainty about UK's election results reflects an important opening up of politics and expectations in the UK and an opportunity for social movements to push for anti-austerity and progressive policies

  14. A Peoples' vision for a just and inclusive Asia and Europe

    16 October 2014
    Article

    One week before the official Asia-Europe government meeting (ASEM) gathers in Milan, over 400 people from 42 countries in Europe and Asia gathered at the 10th Asia-Europe Peoples forum (AEPF) to present their demands and recommendations.

  15. De Blockupy Frankfurt a Blockupy Internacional y más allá

    Corinna Genschel
    23 June 2014
    Article

    El bloqueo del Banco Central Europeo en 2012 y 2013 por la coalición Blockupy Frankfurt ha sido una de las movilizaciones masivas clave de los últimos años. Lo que se inició como una iniciativa alemana ha desencadenado un movimiento internacional que ha creado "un espacio para articular la disparidad necesaria de los conflictos sociales y las luchas en una Europa en crisis, con el afán de encontrar puntos comunes, diferencias y prácticas, sobre todo en las calles". 

  16. Blockupy and Beyond

    Corinna Genschel
    23 June 2014
    Article

    The blockade of the European Central Bank in 2012 and 2013 started as a German initiative but has triggered an international movement responding to a Europe in crisis.

  17. Thessaloniki, Greece: Struggling against water privatisation in times of crisis

    Lavinia Steinfort
    03 June 2014
    Article

    Already subjected to the consequences of the European and Greek debt crisis and the resulting austerity measures, privatisation will continue to hit Thessaloniki hard. In a referendum the people voted overwhelmingly against water privatisation. While their struggle continues, they look upon the crisis as an opportunity to intensify the search for democratic alternatives.

  18. Egypt's still-unfinished Revolution: Celebration & Danger

    Phyllis Bennis
    04 July 2013
    Article

    Whether or not the day’s events in Egypt constitute a military coup d’etat, the removal from office of President Mohamed Morsi by the Egyptian military portends great excitement but even greater dangers.

  19. El fin de la democracia liberal

    • Edgardo Lander
    21 June 2013
    Paper

    La época en que la democracia fue compatible con el capitalismo se está agotando y hemos entrado en el tiempo histórico del capitalismo post-democrático, basado en crecientes desigualdades.

  20. Poder transformador: La organización política en transición

    • Hilary Wainwright
    28 February 2013
    Paper

    ¿Nos ofrece la experiencia del partido griego Syriza alguna lección sobre cómo estructurar los partidos y el Estado para desafiar la austeridad neoliberal y generar una transformación social duradera?

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