Cops and the 99%, Part II: Cops, scabs, and the 99%

by Jesse Goldstein, City University of New York As promised, here’s my follow-up, a somewhat more opinionated take on the relationship between cops and the 99%. Scabs are paid to break a strike,...
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This is about our humanity

by Punam Khosla, York University Reflecting on the ‘year of protest’ I am struck by the emphasis of many left commentators. A broad progressive consensus is that capitalist crisis and the...
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Security, scarcity, and the political pipeline

by Sean Gillon, University of Wisconsin - Madison The Keystone XL pipeline proposed by TransCanada Corporation has become a highly politicized economic, energy, and ecological debate.  If approved...
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Liverpool / riots / place / geography

by Andy Davies, University of Liverpool On the 4th of July 2011, I was attending a book launch in News from Nowhere, Liverpool’s radical bookshop. The book was Richard Phillips and Diane Frost’s...
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Attending to imbricated spaces

by David Meek, University of Georgia Since its first manifestation in September 2011, the Occupy Wall Street (OWS) movement has occupied communication spaces at various scales. Throughout the world,...
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Some thoughts on Occupy Wall Street and Palestine

by Kareem Rabie, City University of New York Like many members of the 99%, I’ve recently been preoccupied with Occupy Wall Street and the movements towards occupation of public space that are...
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Carbon’s strange loop: Oil and emissions credits at Durban

by Sara Nelson, University of Minnesota One outcome of the recent UN Climate Change Conference in Durban is particularly revealing for efforts to understand the ‘new carbon economy’ (see Antipode...
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Plotting a view from below: An introduction

by Christian Anderson, City University of New York “What speaks to us, seemingly, is always the big event, the untoward, the extraordinary: the front page splash, the banner headlines. Railway...
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New enclosures of the carbon market, Part I: Sub-Saharan ‘land-grabs’ as accumulation by dispossession

by Naomi Millner, University of Bristol In late September 2011, news of another ‘land grabbing’ fiasco briefly hit the international headlines (Al Jazeera 2011; Lang 2011; Vidal 2011a; 2011b)...
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Cops and the 99%, Part I: Who do you serve? Who do you protect?

by Jesse Goldstein, City University of New York Last night I went to a meeting at the Occupied Office, which is on the 12th floor of a union owned building in the financial district. At the door,...
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