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Amador Fernández-Savater: “The weak are wrong if they use the force and methods of the strong”

Amador Fernández-Savater has written the book La fuerza de los débiles with the desire to understand what happened to 15M and after 15M and to thereby analyze the current world, to continue looking for ways to understand politics. For this, … Continue reading

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Jacques Rancière: The anarchy of democracy

During the French presidential campaign, the candidates and the media saturated the environment with references to the “people”.  Before the final results, on the 7th of May, the journal Ballast conducted an interview with Jacques Rancière on the use and … Continue reading

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The illusions of yet another “new” left: Syriza and Podemos

With national elections forthcoming in spain, and the recent election of Jeremy Corbyn to the head of the Labour Party in britain, enthusiasm for “leftwing governments” survives, even with the debacle of Syriza in greece.  In one more effort at … Continue reading

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The happiness of Sisyphus: An interview with Tomás Ibáñez

We share below the translation of an interview with Tomás Ibañez, reflecting on the current rise, in the wake of the mass social movements of 2011,  of “left-wing” political parties.  The interview was originally published in the greek efsyn.gr (02/05/2015), and … Continue reading

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