• Global Uprisings Conference Interview # 3: More Business As Usual with Paul Mattick

    Global Uprisings Conference Interview # 3: More Business As Usual with Paul Mattick

    The following interview was conducted in December 2013 at Paul Mattick Jr’s home in Brooklyn, NY. Paul Mattick Jr. (born 1944) is a Marxist theorist and philosopher.  This is the third in a series of interviews conducted with participants from the Global Uprisings conference, that occurred during the weekend of November 15-17th, 2013.  The transcript of this interview was done by Nick Terpolilli and edited by Jerome Roos.   Brandon Jourdan (Global Uprisings): So looking now at this period of time since we […]

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  • Global Uprisings Conference Interview #2: Paul Mason on Economics and Revolt

    Global Uprisings Conference Interview #2: Paul Mason on Economics and Revolt

    Paul Mason is a British journalist and broadcaster. He is the current Culture and Digital Editor of Channel 4 News, having previously been economics editor of BBC2′s Newsnight. He is the author of several acclaimed books including Meltdown: The End of the Age of Greed, Live Working or Die Fighting: How the Working Class Went Global, and Why It’s Still Kicking Off Everywhere: The New Global Revolutions. He is also a visiting professor at the University of Wolverhampton. The following […]

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  • Global Uprisings Conference Interview #1: Fighting Sexual Assault in Egypt

    Global Uprisings Conference Interview #1: Fighting Sexual Assault in Egypt

    Mariam Kirollos is an Egyptian feminist activist and a human rights defender based in Cairo. Mariam is one of the founding members of Operation Anti-Sexual Harassment/Assault (OpAntiSH), a group that is combatting the growing problem of sexual harassment and collective sexual assaults/rapes against women during protests. The group patrols the streets during protests and fights off men as they attempt to encircle and assault women. The group also provides legal and medical support and follow-up care to girls and women […]

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  • David Harvey in Athens

    David Harvey in Athens

    David Harvey is the Distinguished Professor of Anthropology and Geography at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York (CUNY). His work has contributed greatly to broad social and political debate; most recently he has been credited with restoring social class and Marxist methods as serious methodological tools in the critique of global capitalism. He is a leading proponent of the idea of the right to the city, as well as a member of the Interim Committee for […]

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  • Paul Mattick: The Decline in the Rate of Profit

    Paul Mattick: The Decline in the Rate of Profit

    This is an exert from an interview with Marxist theorist and philosopher Paul Mattick Jr. He is author of several books and journal articles. His recents works include Business As Usual: The Economic Crisis and the Failure of Capitalism, an excellent short read on the economic crisis. He is the son of council communist theoreticians Paul Mattick Sr. (1904-1981) and Ilse Mattick (1919-2009).

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  • Paul Mattick: Keynesian Economics

    Paul Mattick: Keynesian Economics

    This is an exert from an interview with Marxist theorist and philosopher Paul Mattick Jr. He is author of several books and journal articles. His recents works include Business As Usual: The Economic Crisis and the Failure of Capitalism, an excellent short read on the economic crisis. He is the son of council communist theoreticians Paul Mattick Sr. (1904-1981) and Ilse Mattick (1919-2009).

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  • 22M: Madrid Protests on March 22, 2014

    22M: Madrid Protests on March 22, 2014

    Hundreds of thousands of protesters protested against government imposed austerity measures in Madrid, Spain. Shortly after dark, protesters and police clashed in central Madrid.

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  • Global Uprisings Conference Interview #2: Paul Mason on Economics and Revolt

    Global Uprisings Conference Interview #2: Paul Mason on Economics and Revolt

    Paul Mason is a British journalist and broadcaster. He is the current Culture and Digital Editor of Channel 4 News, having previously been economics editor of BBC2′s Newsnight. He is the author of several acclaimed books including Meltdown: The End of the Age of Greed, Live Working or Die Fighting: How the Working Class Went Global, and Why It’s Still Kicking Off Everywhere: The New Global Revolutions. He is also a visiting professor at the University of Wolverhampton. The following […]

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  • Global Uprisings Conference Interview #1: Fighting Sexual Assault in Egypt

    Global Uprisings Conference Interview #1: Fighting Sexual Assault in Egypt

    Mariam Kirollos is an Egyptian feminist activist and a human rights defender based in Cairo. Mariam is one of the founding members of Operation Anti-Sexual Harassment/Assault (OpAntiSH), a group that is combatting the growing problem of sexual harassment and collective sexual assaults/rapes against women during protests. The group patrols the streets during protests and fights off men as they attempt to encircle and assault women. The group also provides legal and medical support and follow-up care to girls and women […]

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  • Global Uprisings Conference:  Full Program

    Global Uprisings Conference: Full Program

        This is the full program for events taking place at De Balie. The conference includes many other events at spaces around the city starting Wednesday 13 November. For more information on these other events please see the “additional program” below. Information about all events will be available at De Balie throughout the weekend. DAY ONE: Friday 15 November 2013: 20.00-22.00 Welcome from Stichting Democratie en Media with an introduction and short film from the makers of the globaluprisings.org […]

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  • Taksim Commune Playing on Free Speech TV

    Taksim Commune Playing on Free Speech TV

    Our latest film, Taksim Commune: Gezi Park and the Uprising in Turkey, will play on Free Speech TV. Free Speech TV is an independent, 24-hour television network and multi-platform digital news source with news, stories and perspectives you won’t find anywhere else. A non-profit, public interest network, FSTV is publically supported by its viewers and by philanthropic foundations. Television broadcasts are commercial-free. Free Speech TV reaches 30 million U.S. homes on DISH Network Channel 9415, DirecTV Channel 348 and over […]

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  • Taksim Commune: Gezi Park And The Uprising In Turkey

    Taksim Commune: Gezi Park And The Uprising In Turkey

    By Brandon Jourdan and Marianne Maeckelbergh This short documentary tells the story of the occupation of Gezi Park, the eviction on July 15, 2013, and the protests that have continued in the aftermath. It includes interviews with many participants and footage never before seen. Since the end of May 2013, political unrest has swept across Turkey. In Istanbul, a large part of the central Beyoğlu district became a battle zone for three consecutive weeks with conflicts continuing afterward. So far […]

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