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A struggle to save Europe’s soul from privatization

As the EU sells its soul by pushing Greece to privatize its natural and cultural heritage, ordinary citizens are mobilizing to save their common wealth.

We’re at TTIPing point

Put bluntly, both EU and US corporate lobby groups, and their political allies, view the TTIP as an opportunity to over-ride the rules and regulations that might hinder their ability to trade.

Blockupy and beyond

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.

How to Build Trust in Transition

Trust makes Transitioning “stick.” Trust in people, trust in a nonhierarchical process, trust that we can joyously cope with uncertainty and the unknown, is the “stuff” of Transitioning to resilience.

Marinaleda: the village where people come before profit

In the south of Spain, the street is the collective living room.

Let's Win Barcelona!

Introducing Barcelona's movement for a new metropolitan democracy.

'Environmental Catastrophism" is a Red Herring

In my Monthly Review articles, I showed that there is simply no evidence for, and a wealth of evidence against, the claim that talking about environmental crises causes apathy or strengthens the right.

From Occupation To Reconstruction: This Movement Is Just Beginning

Ever since I wrote a book about Occupy Wall Street, I’ve often found myself on the receiving end of people asking, “What happened to Occupy, anyway?”

The Rolling Rebellion: People Declare Independence from Corporate Rule

For more than 10 years, Backbone Campaign has built, painted, sculpted, marched, organized, trained and occupied in the name of “human rights, thriving communities and ecological wellbeing.”

A Charter for Democracy

Whatever happened to the 15-M Movement? Where did Occupy go?

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