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Category Archive for 'Movements'

“Lay Down the Arms!”

(Written for the WSF) Every single day, we are further brought to see that this demand is now over-ripe. The wars and conflicts in the Ukraine and around the Ukraine cause enormous pains and suffering. We are even unable to make this suffering and these pains audible within our societies. And still, we are unable […]

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There is a debate which going around in circles, within the established forces in Europe, as well as in the broad Left: a debate on a European „state“ emerging out of the present „state“ and development of European integration, as it has been realized in the EU. I want to defend the idea, that this […]

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In 2010 Inkrispena conducted a Particpatory Research on social protection on and consumption patterns of women workers groups in 5 industrial districts in Java, Indonesia. The background of the research was the organization’s concern towards the socio-economic crisis – which had reachrf the household level – caused by the capitalist system. Aside from that there […]

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System Change, not Climate Change

The Institute for Social Analysis (IfG: Institut für Gesellschaftsanalyse) focusses on socio-ecological transformation. Two texts provide first insights: “Energy Struggles for Energy Democracy” and “Beyond the Green Economy: System Change, not Climate Change?” with Nicola Bullard, fellow at the institute in 2013.

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Tariq Ali Why is it that the same areas always erupt first, whatever the cause? Pure accident? Might it have something to do with race and class and institutionalised poverty and the sheer grimness of everyday life? The coalition politicians (including new New Labour, who might well sign up to a national government if the […]

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