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On the path to a service economy: made in post-China™

Ashok Kumar and Alex Gawenda look at the implications of China’s rise for the organisation of global production and the labour force

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Turkey: from Occupy Gezi to War Zone

As the mainstream media remains quiet, the state violence in Turkey since the Gezi Park occupation is escalating. Kerem Nisancioglu sends us this report from Istanbul. Istanbul has been turned into a war zone. People have defiantly stood up to […]

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Turkey – a struggle against authoritarianism

University of Sussex Students from Turkey offer their reflections on the wave of resistance that has swept across Turkey. Much has been said and written on the recent events in Turkey. And more will surely follow. Many rushed to put […]

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‘No2EU’ revisited: unpicking the arguments of British left nationalism

Natalie Silverstein critiques the policies and arguments of No2EU

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Protests in Turkey – an Uprising or a Revolution?

John McSweeney reports from Turkey where protests are shaking the country since 28 May 2013. Kicked off  by the uprooting of Gezi Park near Taksim Square to make way for a shopping mall, protestors are now rallying and fighting against […]

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Egypt: Revolution in progress

Kieran Crowe discusses the prospects for Egypt’s ‘revolution in progress’ When we come to look back on the early 2010s, one image that is certain to leap to our collective memories will be the Egyptian revolution and its symbolic beating […]

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Riots in Stockholm: Symptom of unjust and racist society we call Sweden

Over the 18/19 May, and subsequently the following week, riots in a suburb in Stockholm caused world attention in the media. Cars where set on fire, and groups of young people clashed with the police in scenes that reminded of […]

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The Financial Crisis and the War for Global Governance

Prof Kees Van Der Pijl, in this exclusive article, explains the links between finance and the US military-industrial complex in the changes associated with neoliberalism. These consist in the projection of global governance by the West, assured by military build-up, […]

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