Monthly Archives For January 2012

Where are the ‘indignados’ going?

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Translation of an article by Manuel Castells, originally published in La Vanguardia, 21st January 2012. The indignados movement that burst forth in 2011 in Spain, Europe and the United States is a breath of fresh air in…

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Take Europe Back!

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There was no need for Mario Draghi’s words to understand that the crisis has already reached an irreversible threshold in Europe. A crisis of “systemic dimensions” was what Jean-Claude Trichet said a couple of months…

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Davos dilemma | Michael Roberts

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Davos dilemma | Michael Roberts The majority of those at Davos think that Capitalism isn’t working, but don’t feel there is a need to change anything because its working rather well for them. It’s up…

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26 into 1 Won’t Go

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Media outlets are reporting a new crackdown on the unemployed.  Apparently, the Department of Social Protection intends to introduce new regulations whereby ‘target-dates’ for exiting the Live Register will be set for different categories of unemployed. …

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