As nationwide protests and a general strike have paralyzed the country, the oppressed and exploited peoples of India deserve our solidarity in their fight against authoritarian Hindu nationalism.
Organizing workers and students are not separate tasks. Connecting the struggles of both will be crucial for building truly revolutionary power on college campuses.
In her memoirs, the Kurdish revolutionary leader Sakine Cansiz describes her life and resistance during the 12 years she spent in Turkish prisons.
Being at the receiving end of the US imperialist war machine does not make one an anti-imperialist — least of all when you are an agent of a murderous regime.
The latest attack on the squatting movement in Greece is the preamble for a massive operation of housing dispossession by the right-wing government.
The Wet’suwet’en Indigenous nation who are resisting the construction of pipelines through their traditional territories have now taken their struggle to a next level.
A bimonthly podcast hosted by Professor David Harvey that looks at capitalism through a Marxist lens.
A weekly show focusing on the economic dimensions of everyday life and alternative ways to organize our economy and politics, with Prof. Richard D. Wolff.
A local journalist’s account of life in Kashmir, where close to a million Indian troops oversee a heavy-handed crackdown and commit human rights abuses with impunity.
The internationalist left often fails to transcend facile polemics, even when effective solidarity can mean the difference between life and death. We can do better than this.
What better way to celebrate New Year’s than cozying up on the couch with a glass of champagne, reading through some of the best longreads we published over the past year?
ROAR founder Jerome Roos is launching a new blog to accompany the research for his next book — a global history of anti-establishment politics.
Rojava’s revolutionary education system is built around a homegrown curriculum promoting gender equality, ecology and social and cultural inclusivity.
“The seeds of a new world, taking root here in the shell of the old.”
Representative democracy reproduces oppressive systems of power. Democracy can take many forms, but to fight for one, first we need to know what we’re talking about.
Confederalism as a revolutionary strategy provides us with the means to build and organize a radically democratic and egalitarian society at scale.
Unions controlled by the rank-and-file can serve as a dual power bridgehead towards the democratization of cities, states and capital.
Democratic socialists rely heavily on electoral strategies to bring about socialism, but elections make a poor venue for radical working-class struggles.
Tenant unions are gaining ground — they not only help stop evictions, but, crucially, also carry within them the seeds of an organized counter-power to the rule of the landlords.
Confederacies, local autonomy and neighborhood democracy: dual power practices have existed across North America from precolonial times to today.
The struggle for climate justice cannot limit its focus to environmental issues. It is the hierarchical system as a whole that is threatening our planet and our lives.
Examples of dual power in practice can be found all over: from Standing Rock to the Zapatistas; Rojava to worker cooperatives. Here’s a selection of ROAR’s coverage over the years.
Re-discovered after 80 years, the photographic legacy of the CNT which brings the libertarian revolution in Barcelona back to life, is now exhibited for the first time.
In the spring of 2018, a series of student protests in Nicaragua quickly snowballed into a months-long nationwide rebellion.
In this final episode of the season, Prof. Harvey starts with the protests in Chile and then talks about the unrest emerging all over the globe.
How does a new generation of climate organizers understand and employ the tactics of non-violence? Can their movement garner the public support necessary to overcome the inertia of political establishment beholden to fossil fuels?
Turkey’s attack on Rojava forced the SDF to choose between its own survival and protecting Kurdish territories, putting the future of the revolution is at risk.
Trans exclusivity draws upon a long history of scientific racism and white women’s tears — and it’s being absorbed by the liberal mainstream.
The libertarian tradition in the US has moved far away from its continental socialist roots. In this episode, Prof. Wolff seeks to bring the two together again.
“Liberty can mean many things, not just, for example, the freedom to earn a meager wage.” — Dr. Priyamvada Gopal
Chile has a long history of radical neighborhood organizing — a tradition that is now put at the service of drafting a new constitution for a country in turmoil.
In her first appearance since fleeing Brazil, women’s rights advocate Debora Diniz joins fellow activists and philanthropists to discuss what works and what doesn’t in stopping violence against women and girls.
In this second and final part, Prof. Harvey continues his conversation with Prof. Cindi Katz about social reproduction and its relation and significance to capitalism’s success.
Green New Deal for Europe is launching a comprehensive policy vision to decarbonize the EU by 2030 and deliver environmental justice around the world.
As Turkish bombs continue to drop on Rojava, local medical facilities are struggling to keep up, despite an influx of foreign medical volunteers.
In early 1970s Northern Ireland, mass civil resistance played a crucial role in the fall of the Stormont assembly — despite the IRA laying sole claim to the victory.
Ahead of the general elections, the Conservative Party released “boriswave,” a video that marks the meeting point of post-truth and post-irony.
In this episode Naomi Klein discusses her new book “On Fire,” in which she argues that addressing the climate crisis requires more than simply reducing greenhouse gas emissions.
Berlin’s spatial dynamics and organized working class show how to secure liveable spaces and combat the financial nature of housing: socialize them.