Jerome Roos is a PhD researcher in International Political Economy at the European University Institute, and founding editor of ROAR Magazine. This article was written as part of his regular column for TeleSUR English.
Dissecting the Madness of Economic Reason
In these tumultuous times, after all, the left urgently needs its brightest and most creative minds to focus on the intractable puzzle that now confronts it: the question of how to break up the vicious cycle of endless compound growth and bring an end to the institutionalized madness of economic reason before it lays waste to all human civilization.
April 9, 2018
Don’t Make Refugees Pay for the Terror they’re Fleeing
Shutting down borders and blaming Muslim immigrants for the Paris attacks would give ISIS precisely the type of “civilizational conflict” it craves.
November 18, 2015
Welcoming refugees: our future is common
The “refugee crisis” of recent months has split Europe in two.
October 14, 2015
It Was the Creditors who Pushed Greece over the Edge
If they had truly cared, the creditors could have easily prevented a default. Sadly, they found it more important to punish Greece and set an example.
July 3, 2015
Greek Referendum: Euro Crisis Explodes into Dramatic Climax
Those who accuse the Greeks of “recklessness” are mistaken: the creditors’ utter contempt for democracy left them with no other choice but a rupture.
June 30, 2015
Ending austerity in Greece: time for plan B?
Syriza’s “head-long retreat” in the standoff with its creditors hails the failure of Tsipras’ pro-euro strategy. It’s time to start preparing for Grexit.
March 4, 2015