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Mobilising for the common: some lessons from Italy

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Mobilising for the common: some lessons from Italy

Saturday’s protest in Rome was the latest in a series of actions around a common project. What can organisers elsewhere learn from Italy’s movements? [...]

April 14, 2014 Author: Jerome Roos

Crisis Governmentality and Governmentality of the Commons in a new Mediterranean: For an “anti-antisocial” research.

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Crisis Governmentality and Governmentality of the Commons in a new Mediterranean: For an “anti-antisocial” research.

Since the day that Mohamed Bouazizi immolated his tortured body in a city in Tunisia, the waves of riots and civil unrest inspired by his action have spread across the entire Mediterranean. Nonetheless, despite the breadth and diversity of the analyses that followed, there is a strikingly absent element: the transformation of the entire Mediterranean [...]

September 22, 2013 Author: Nikolas Kosmatopoulos*

Mataroa 2013: Against the Crisis, for the Commons, towards a New Mediterranean

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Mataroa 2013: Against the Crisis, for the Commons, towards a New Mediterranean

A phantom is haunting the Mediterranean: the phantom of yet another Latin America, in which today, after decades of subjugation to the neo-liberal "Chicago guys", new liberating knowledge and achievements arise daily and become integrated parts of a new fantasy for organising collective life on the basis of solidarity and self-organisation. In the Mediterranean region [...]

August 4, 2013 Author: Nikolas Kosmatopoulos*

A silent plundering

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A silent plundering

The media keep us informed about much of what is happening in Greece, which is crucial considering that this country works as a laboratory of -more than worrying- rescue policies. We know that since the outset of the crisis, each worker in Greece, man or woman, has lost an average of 40% of their salary, [...]

July 22, 2013 Author: Gustavo Duch

Mataroa 2013 Summer Seminar

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Mataroa 2013 Summer Seminar

Multiple movements “against crisis, for the commons” bring the two shores of the Mediterranean Sea closer to knowledge exchanges and towards new political visions. [...]

July 2, 2013 Author: Mataroa