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Luke Cooper traces the Ukrainian movement’s origins in the ‘city square’ movements – and looks at its potential to go from protest to power It is easily forgotten that the inspiration for the wave of ‘city square’ movements that swept […]
Originally posted on 22 October 2013 by Re.framing Activism Maïa Pal explores the lessons that we can learn from Occupy Sussex for the 3 union-led strike day in HE on 31 October 2013. Have educators sold out? Why should we […]
On his return from Istanbul, Kerem Nisancioglu reflects on the similarities and differences between the Occupy movement and recent events in Turkey. Thousands of hands go up in the air, vigorously shaking. A small group starts cheering and clapping, only […]
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 […]
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 […]
The left needs to act in the face of welfare attacks. Mark Booth on the case for mutual aid and solidarity not charity.
Members of the Queer (in) Crisis collective question the Sussex occupation and demos as empty forms and traditions, and discuss how to maintain the toxicity of protest. The current occupation at Sussex University is in its fifth week, with no […]