occupy movement

Necessary steps in tough economic times: New York students take to the streets in the wake of Occupy

A piece by Marianne LeNabat that takes us through an overview of how students in recent decades have become saddled with debt, how a student movement rose up in NY during the height of Occupy Wall Street, some of the lessons we can draw from organized resistance, and the ripples that student fights caused spreading solidarity throughout various sectors of society.

Durruti was a revolutionary unionist (and don't you forget it!)

Durruti wasn’t about reformist unionism, comrade..

A response by Juan Conatz to a blog that criticizes the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW).

War on time: Occupy, communization and the military question - Benjamin Noys

War on Time

Noys examines the contrasting conceptions of military struggle of Theorie Communiste and Paul Virilio, and the absense of such concepts from the Occupy movement.

Who gives the orders? Oakland police, City Hall and Occupy

The recent declaration of "war" by the NYPD police union shows how the police are a political institution who do not simply follow orders from elected leaders. A similar revolt occurred among Oakland police during Occupy Oakland.

A letter from Seattle to Hong Kong Protestors/ 从西雅图给香港战友写信

Pepper Spray in HK and Seattle

A letter to Hong Kong protestors from friends and ardent supporters across the Pacific. Add oil! 中文版正在翻译中。

Police attack protests in Hong Kong

Protesters in Hong Kong flee tear gas

A short introduction to the ongoing protests and police attacks in Hong Kong.

Climate populism and the People’s Climate March

"The people are missing"

Large demonstrations are planned to push for action on climate change. Here we discuss the potentials and pitfalls of climate populism.

Accompanying: Pathways to social change - Staughton Lynd

To better understand the impact of social movements in recent years, this analysis distinguishes strategies of social change into two parts.

Fires that have burned for as long as we can remember

A look at, and a critique of, both Blaumachen and Alain Badiou's theories on riots.