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  • THE DILEMMAS AND POTENTIALS OF THE LEFT:  LEARNING FROM SYRIZA

    THE DILEMMAS AND POTENTIALS OF THE LEFT: LEARNING FROM SYRIZA

    THE DILEMMAS AND POTENTIALS OF THE LEFT: LEARNING FROM SYRIZA ANDREAS KARITZIS I s there any room for manoeuvre towards emancipatory politics in the current global context? It is true that today things are pretty tight when it comes to the implementation of non-neoliberal policies. Especially in Europe, today’s neoliberal configuration is ever harsher towards other political orientations. A huge… Read more →

  • Throughout History, the Powerless Have Fought With Words for Liberation

    Throughout History, the Powerless Have Fought With Words for Liberation

    “Either extermination root and branch, or absolute equality. There can be no compromise. This the last great battle of the West.” – W.E.B. Du Bois. (Photo: CM Battey / Library of Congress) Throughout the ages, whenever there has been oppression, there have been those who raised their voices in dissent. The new Book of Dissent from Verso collects speeches and… Read more →

The Other “Jallianwala Bagh”

The Other “Jallianwala Bagh”

    On April 13 India has observed the 97th anniversary of British India’s darkest episode, the massacre of innocents at Jallianwala Bagh in Amritsar. That unspeakable act happened in 1919. A year later British India bared its imperial fangs again in another episode that remains largely unknown in India. The Connaught Rangers of the British Army was entirely manned… Read more →

THE DILEMMAS AND POTENTIALS OF THE LEFT:  LEARNING FROM SYRIZA

THE DILEMMAS AND POTENTIALS OF THE LEFT: LEARNING FROM SYRIZA

THE DILEMMAS AND POTENTIALS OF THE LEFT: LEARNING FROM SYRIZA ANDREAS KARITZIS I s there any room for manoeuvre towards emancipatory politics in the current global context? It is true that today things are pretty tight when it comes to the implementation of non-neoliberal policies. Especially in Europe, today’s neoliberal configuration is ever harsher towards other political orientations. A huge… Read more →

Throughout History, the Powerless Have Fought With Words for Liberation

Throughout History, the Powerless Have Fought With Words for Liberation

“Either extermination root and branch, or absolute equality. There can be no compromise. This the last great battle of the West.” – W.E.B. Du Bois. (Photo: CM Battey / Library of Congress) Throughout the ages, whenever there has been oppression, there have been those who raised their voices in dissent. The new Book of Dissent from Verso collects speeches and… Read more →

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