Category Archives: Arab Spring

Occupy Gezi Parkı spreads to other cities. Here is the meeting schedule: #DirenGeziParkı #GeziParkı #BugünTelevizyonlarıKapat

Turkey is burning… from the sparks of a revolution! Below is the time tables of the events planned today… Violent Crackdown On Turkey Park Protest | Stuff.co.nz

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Live from Amsterdam, Second Day Networked Labour Seminar

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Tunis: A tale of two World Social Forums | via Mariangela

by Nick Dearden The WSF needs updating for a post-Arab Spring, post-Indignado world, writes Nick Dearden. The problems and the possibilities were both on show in Tunisia The Tunisian World Social Forum has been the most energetic, lively, youthful forum held … Continue reading

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Declaration of the Social Movements Assembly – World Social Forum 2013 29 March 2013, Tunisia [En, Ar, Fr, Es]

(English) As the Social Movements Assembly of the World Social Forum of Tunisia, 2013, we are gathered here to affirm the fundamental contribution of peoples of Maghreb-Mashrek (from North Africa to the Middle East), in the construction of human civilization. We … Continue reading

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Public reach out campaign for the Global Square initiative!

We have started a social media offensive for public reach out for the Global Square initiative. Please spread this email and links as wide as possible!! GlobalSquare is a series of online and physical meetings and assemblies whose participants and organisers are individuals … Continue reading

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Tunisia’s revolution annexed by Serge Halimi

Almost everyone in Tunisia believes that the benefits of the revolution are in danger. Perhaps from a “secular” opposition that refuses to admit that the conservative An-Nahda Islamists were the clear winners in the National Constituent Assembly elections in October 2011. … Continue reading

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Egyptian Winter: A New Short Documentary

Egyptian Winter: A New Short Documentary Two years after the revolution in Egypt began, unrest continues across the country as the political and economic situation worsens. As the current government consolidates its power, the demands of the revolution may seem … Continue reading

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Global Square in Tunis 2013 – Video

GlobalSquare is a series of online and physical meetings and assemblies whose participants and organisers are individuals linked to the 15M, Occupy, student movements, Yo Soy 132, T’harrek, Idle No More, VIA22 as well as other grassroots and horizontal movements. … Continue reading

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Arab Spring, Turkish “Summer”? by Kees van der Pijl

The trajectory of a pro-Western “moderate Islam” The “moderate Islam” that has developed in Turkey could play a role in shaping the outcome of the Arab revolt that began in 2011. The modern Turkish state established by Atatürk after the collapse … Continue reading

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GlobalSqaure – Grassroots towards, around and beyond the WSF

GlobalSquare is a series of online and physical meetings and assemblies whose participants and organisers are individuals linked to the 15M, Occupy, Student Movements, Yo Soy 132!, Tharek, Idle No More!, VIA22 as well as other movements. Our objective is … Continue reading

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Re: World Social Forum: space or movement? by Jasper Teunissen

Critical evaluation of Chico Whitaker’s views and prospects for the future of the World Social Forum, by comrade Jasper Teunissen who is  actively involved  in the Occupy movement in the Netherlands and internationally and in the preparation of the GlobalSquare initiative. A reply … Continue reading

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Invitation: GlobalSquare online meeting, Sunday 3 February 2013

Next meeting of GlobalSquare (also known as Occupy the WSF initiative) Location: Occupytalk.org server, room: Assemblies & Round Tables > OPEN SPACE (Mumble instructions below) Date: Sunday, 3rd of February 2013 Time: 19.00 GMT/UTC, check your local time here: time zone converter About … Continue reading

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Global Communications Network online meeting, Sunday January 27th, at 9pm GMT [EN, Fr, S]

ENGLISH Global Communications Network online meeting, Sunday January 27th, at 9pm GMT***  ***Convert to your local time : http://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/converter.html This is an invitation for you to join the 7th call for the ” International Communications Network”. It will take place on Sunday January … Continue reading

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Aaron’s Murder by 1% is to Trigger the Global Intifada

Tarek al-Tayeb Mohamed Bouazizi (29 March 1984 – 4 January 2011; Arabic: محمد البوعزيزي‎) was a Tunisian street vendor who set himself on fire on 17 December 2010, in protest of the confiscation of his wares and the harassment and humiliation that he reported was inflicted on … Continue reading

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Guerilla Open Access Manifesto by Aaron Swartz July 2008

Information is power. But like all power, there are those who want to keep it for themselves. The world’s entire scientific and cultural heritage, published over centuries in books and journals, is increasingly being digitized and locked up by a … Continue reading

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Netwar 2.0: the convergence of streets and networks

by GIORGIO GRIZIOTTI, DARIO LOVAGLIO, and TIZIANA TERRANOVA 23 February 2012 To the extent to which we are not witnessing a clash between two capitalisms but a process of reconfiguration realized through the hegemony of finance, information and circulation, the only way to change … Continue reading

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Invitation: GlobalSquare (Occupy WSF) online meeting, 17 January 2013

http://www.global-square.net * GlobalSquare (also known as Occupy the WSF initiative) is a name chosen during the last couple of meetings. You may remember another project, called The Global Square, which is not the same but we are both in touch and … Continue reading

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#14th-15th March: What is the Plan?

The anonymous text posted below was spread before the 15th October 2011. It was clearly targeting the enemy any stating the way we need to walk forward in terms of methodology and form, not the content. Since than elite and capital, the … Continue reading

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Call for the fourth Occupy the WSF Online Meeting on Thursday 3rd January 2013 at 19.00 GMT, at 20.00 CET, at 21,00 IST

From 26-30 March 2013 the World Social Forum (WSF) will take place in Tunis. The WSF is a global meeting bringing together civil society organisations, social movements and activists to discuss our struggles to build another world. In the recent meetings of Agora99 … Continue reading

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Call for the third Occupy the WSF Online Meeting – Tuesday, 18th of December, 2012 at 19.00 PM GMT

Français ci-dessous – Castellano abajo – Italiano sotto From 26-30 March 2013 the World Social Forum (WSF) will take place in Tunis. The WSF is a global meeting bringing together civil society organisations, social movements and activists to discuss our … Continue reading

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