Hamburg G20 protests and alternative futures

NB This blog post was first published on openDemocracy, as part of the openmovements series. On July 8, 2017, the last day of the G20 Summit in Hamburg, an estimated 76,000 people came together under the motto of ‘solidarity without borders instead of G20’ and marked...

No climate protest in Paris?

Mass marches scheduled for 29 November in Paris and disruptive demonstrations (including barricades) on 12 December have been called off by climate justice activists following the terrorist attacks on Friday 13 November. The COP21 climate conference (the 21st...

Roundtable Review: Beyond Anti-Austerity?

Last week’s well-attended roundtable – Beyond Anti-Austerity? The Possibilities and Limits of Movements Resisting Neoliberalism – provided much interesting food for thought on a number of big questions facing contemporary movements of the left. What...

Gezi Protests Revisted

Once again thousands of protesters in Turkey took to the streets in mid-March in order to commemorate the youngest and most recent victim of police violence during the Gezi Protests of last year. The 14 year-old Berkin Elvan was hit by a tear gas canister and had been...