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14.2 million Egyptians live on less than one US dollar a day. (IRIN)

Off the Agenda: The Unresolved Question of Egypt’s Economy

By Ramzy Baroud A new Egypt demands a new constitution and president. Many pressing questions also need to be addressed, including the religious-secular divide, the value of Sharia in the making of law,…

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For Spain’s rescued bankers, there will be no austerity

Now that Spain has become the fourth country to receive an EU bailout, the question arises why its corrupt bankers are getting away unscathed. by Jerom Roos from Roarmag.org With eurozone finance ministers…

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Challenges of Indignation

Original in Spanish: Desafíos de la indignación The 15M is very alive, we see this in the great challenges that await it. It has many achievements, some very visible, like the creation of…

Demonstrators sit in an inflatable pool filled with paint as they wait for police to clear the camp of occupy protestors in front of the European Central Bank (ECB) in Frankfurt

This is what democracy looks like! Prospects for the rising European movement

“There is talk of Europe’s future, and the need to harmonize banks, insurance companies, markets, businesses, police: consensus, consensus and more consensus. But in becoming  a people, doesn’t  Europe prepare us for new…

Québec: “we didn’t know it was impossible, so we did it!”

Source: occupytheory.org Origins of an unlimited general strike (“grève générale illimitée”) Students in Quebec are marking their 100th day of an unlimited general strike on Tuesday, May 22nd, the culmination of the most…

Assembly of the 15m movement in Madrid. Photograph: Olmo Calvo

Our revenge is to be happy. The Republic of the 99%

This text was published in the 173 issue of DIAGONAL by Amador Fernández-Savater is a Spanish author, editor of Acuarela books and freelance researcher. “More wood, this is war!” The train in the…

Redefining the Arab Spring

Redefining the ‘Arab Spring’: Is Chaos Overtaking Revolution?

By RamzyBaroud The age of revolutionary romance is over. Various Arab countries are now facing hard truths. Millions of Arabs merely want to live with a semblance of dignity, free from tyranny and…

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It was about time! Reflexions from Athens

It’s been a revealing period for all of us. We never realized quite how big is the turbulence we got into. Papandreou managed to corner us in the end of 2009 with the fear of default and a…

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15M Global Strike – What is the plan?

1/ BACKGROUND AND GEOGRAPHIC EXPANSION 2/ PRINCIPLES AND DEMANDS, AIMS OF THE MOVEMENT 3/ 15M GLOBAL STRIKE AND SYSTEMATIC EXPANSION   1.1 Arab Spring: One goal, One strategy The Arab Spring was sparked…

Debating Violence in the Occupy Movement by Stuart Jeanne Bramhall

The term “diversity of tactics” is used to distinguish direct tactics that include property damage and armed retaliation against the police from nonviolent direct action and extremist tactics such as planting bombs and…

Spain 1936 – Greece 2012: Peoples of Europe Unite! Add your signature to the statement

Sonia Mitralia, Member of the Greek Committee Against the Debt and the Women’s Initiative Against the Debt and Austerity, speaks at a meeting organised in Marseilles on 17 February 2012 by the French campaign…

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The Future of Occupy Newsletter “Occupy will never die; Evict us, we multiply!”

Hello from the crew at FoO! Over the last month we’ve been reading, analyzing, and honing in on the most vibrant conversations taking place in the Working Groups. Our February issue, the ‘Focus…

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