Monthly Archives: November 2015

Facebook: Can we have a filter for all innocent civilians?

This letter from Some E-Cards is a brilliant critique of Facebook’s ‘France Filter’. Here is one key section. the answer to the problems facing our world lies beyond notions of nationalism, and so-called national identity. Beyond notions of allies and … Continue reading

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Can Portugal challenge the EU status quo?

As I wrote at The Canary towards the end of October, the conservative Portuguese president chose to go against the will of the majority of Portuguese citizens after the recent elections by giving the right-wing incumbent prime minister the green … Continue reading

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MEXICO: November repression

In the wake of the murder of José Luis Rodríguez Muñiz (just hours after he’d published a video criticising President Enrique Peña Nieto, local authorities, and the Mexican political system), it has come to light that the government is once … Continue reading

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Looking to the horizon: Three generations of Zapatista children

August 13, 2015 This study represents a succinct and reflective investigation into a number of historical experiences in which the main actors are children in Zapatista communities. In particular, it will focus on the importance of adult accompaniment and the … Continue reading

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#GlobalRally4Kobane (Tweets)

A year after the first global rally aimed at raising awareness about the plight of the defenders of the Rojava Revolution in Kobanî, people have once again hit the streets around the world. Below are some of the pictures and … Continue reading

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