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Morbid Symptoms: Gilbert Achcar on the counter-revolution in the Arab world

In his Prison Notebooks of 1930, the Italian Marxist Antonio Gramsci wrote, “The crisis consists precisely in the fact that the old is dying and the new cannot be born; in this interregnum a great variety of morbid symptoms appear.” In his new book, Morbid Symptoms: Relapse in the Arab Uprising, published by Saqi Books, […]

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Catalan activist Saura on the ongoing social revolution in Rojava

The ongoing social revolution in Rojava, within the Kurdish Territories in Northern Syria, is providing inspiration for activists and libertarian socialists around the world. While having to pursue the revolution and self-determination amidst the ongoing war with ISIS and the Assad regime, as well as suffering attacks from Turkey, the Ocalan movement is putting into […]

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Iraq war veteran Vincent Emmanuele on the Paris terrorist attack

US Iraq war veteran Vincent Emanuele is currently in Australia supporting the release of the documentary “We Are Many” – the story of the biggest demonstration in human history, which took place on 15th February 2003, against the then impending war on Iraq. We talk to him about the film and the echoes at this […]

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Historian Cedric Beidatsch on the attacks on civil liberties by Neoliberal Capitalism (part 2)

We speak to historian and long time activist Cedric Beidatsch to try and understand the latest attacks on civil liberties and how they are connected to the Neoliberal Capitalist agenda in Australia and the world. This is part one of the interview where Cedric also touches on the changing nature of the global anti-Capitalist movement.

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Historian Cedric Beidatsch on the attacks on civil liberties by Neoliberal Capitalism (part 1)

We speak to historian and long time activist Cedric Beidatsch to try and understand the latest attacks on civil liberties and how they are connected to the Neoliberal Capitalist agenda in Australia and the world. This is part one of the interview where Cedric also touches on the changing nature of the global anti-Capitalist movement.

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Andreas Bummel on the Campaign for a UN Parliamentary Assembly

Andreas Bummel is an internationally active advocate of a global parliament and world federalism. We’ll be talking to him about the call out for a Global Week of Action for a World Parliament as issued by the Campaign for a UN Parliamentary Assembly. Could this be an important step in establishing an international forum for civil […]

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