Authors

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    Michele Wallace

    Michele Wallace is currently Professor of English at CUNY’s Graduate Center and City College. She...
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    Judith Butler

    Recently interviewed for Guernica, on the power of nonviolent resistance.
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    Vron Ware

    Vron Ware is a Professor of Sociology and Gender Studies at Kingston University, UK. Her books...
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    Lynne Segal

    “A powerful manifesto for dealing with the march of time.” – Observer
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    Christine Delphy

    “France’s most exciting feminist writer.” —Simone de Beauvoir
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    Ghada Karmi

    An extraordinary memoir of exile and the impossibility of finding home, from the author of In Search of Fatima

Books

Events

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    July 15, 2015

    London, United Kingdom

    Roundhouse

    The Dialectics of Liberation

    A contemporary revisiting of the the now legendary 1967 Congress, with guest speakers including Selma James and Lynne Segal.
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    July 29, 2015

    London, United Kingdom

    Frontline Club

    The 51 Day War: Gaza One Year On

    A panel of journalists, including Max Blumenthal, reflect on Israel’s brutal assault on Gaza in July 2014 and what life has been like since.
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    July 23, 2015

    London, United Kingdom

    Rough Trade East

    Dead Children Playing: Stanley Donwood in conversation

    A launch event at Rough Trade East to celebrate the paperback release of Dead Children Playing, a book of Radiohead artwork.

Blog

  • Letter of support for Greece

    Signed by Etienne Balibar, Costas Douzinas, Barbara Spinelli, Rowan Williams, Immanuel Wallerstein, Slavoj Zizek, Michael Mansfield, Judith Butler, Chantal Mouffe, Homi Bhabha, Wendy Brown, Eric Fassin, and Tariq Ali

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  • Stathis Kouvelakis: "Europe has declared war on Greece"

    Stathis Kouvelakis, Syriza central committee member and Professor of political philosophy at King’s College London, argues that the Greek crisis marks the end of the illusion of a democratic Europe. "There have been no negotiations", he says. "That term isn’t adequate for describing what has happened."



    Why has the Greek prime minister Alexis Tsipras finally called a referendum?

    Even as Tsipras signed the latest set of Greek proposals, the European institutions remained determined to subject him to a genuine humiliation exercise, demanding that he go still further, beyond what he could handle politically: it had become clear that his own party, his parliamentary majority and even a growing part of society were not ready to accept any more concessions.

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  • Christian Salmon: Greece’s declaration of independence

    For Christian Salmon, announcing the referendum amounted to a declaration of independence from Tsipras, asserting democracy against the "zombie" of a financialised Europe that has lost all grip on reason. This article was originally published in Mediapart. Translated by David Broder. 



    By Christian Salmon, 30 June, Athens

    Announcing on the night of 26-27 June that a referendum is going to be held, Tsipras has exploded the juridical and accounting framework that the leaders of the Eurozone wanted to shut him into. In submitting to the Greek citizens the measures that the lenders wanted (namely the European Commission, ECB, and IMF), he has put the sovereign people back into the negotiation. And brought out into the open the war that had previously been playing out behind the façade of negotiations.

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  • Podemos: "We stand firm on the side of democracy. We stand firm with the Greek people."

    In view of the situation in Greece, and following the breakdown in the negotiations by the Eurogroup, Podemos wishes to communicate the following:

    1.- Last Monday, the Greek government presented a proposal to the Eurogroup which included important concessions and was unanimously welcomed by the lenders as being reasonable and viable. In the following days, however, the international creditors led by the IMF did not accept the Greek government’s proposal to tax the wealthiest sectors of society, restructure the debt and launch an investment plan to revive the economy. Instead, they demanded to raise VAT on basic services and food and required further cuts on pensions and wages. In their effort to demonstrate that there is no alternative to austerity, the creditors only seem to accept the money of the poor, and insist on imposing the same logic and measures that led the country into a humanitarian disaster. The Greek economy is asphyxiated. To keep strangling it is the precise opposite of what must be done.

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