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The rain does not scare us

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  Expressing agreement and support at the General assembly Every day the square changes. There were a dwindling number of Indignados on Plaza Catalunya when the police attacked on the morning of 27 May. 121 were reported injured, of whom … Continue reading

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Politics vs Football: Spanish style

“Caminante no hay camino, se hace camino al andar” A. Machado Today, 28 May Barlecona plays Manchester United in the Football Champions League Final and if they win everyone will gather at Bafcelona´s Plaza Catalunya, where protesrets have been camping … Continue reading

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Spain rocks!

Against the backdrop of one of the highest unemployment rates among young people in Europe, the Spanish take to the streets and a change of mentality has begun: And each poster has a clear message: http://www.letra.org/spip/spip.php?article4060     2 people … Continue reading

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The continuing Lybian uprising and the future of Western intervention there

The chairman of the Libyan Transitional National Authority, Mustafa Abdul Jalil, has recognised the key role of NATO-led intervention in Libya but has called for the international community to “Give us the means to liberate ourselves and we will astonish … Continue reading

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The Multitude march for the Alternative

Over half a million people marched today in London in a massive demonstration against the cuts planned by the UK government. They are the Multitude and come from all ages and walks of life: trade unions, youth, students, pensioners, members … Continue reading

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Eyewitness testimonies from Bahrain, arab revolutions continue

The finely intertwined smell of fear of disrupted oil supplies and Libyan oil drove Western leaders to an unprecedented efficiency in organising a military operation within 48 hours of UN Security Council resolution 1973. The “ownership” of the Arab revolutions … Continue reading

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Democracy in Egypt?

“We support democracy when it suits us” Slavoj Zizek and Tariq Ramadan on Al Jazeera talk about multiculturalism and universalism at work. With internet connection restored in Egypt, information emerges from some of Tahrir square. This is a Statement released … Continue reading

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What does solidarity mean?

On Wednesday night Hosni Mubarak reportedly lost patience with “the Egyptian people” and in the interest of “the country” unleashed the secret service apparatus on protesters. The army, which pledged not to use force against the legitimate demands of “our … Continue reading

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This is how “The People” look like

A young man set himself on fire in a small Tunisian village in December 2010 and started a fire across the Middle East. Thousands of people understood his pain of not being able to find a job for two years, … Continue reading

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