Category Archives: News

“ICTs, (Digital) Media and Democratic Participation and Communication.” Rethinking Ourselves: Podemos and the Emergence of an Alternative Left in Europe, London Welsh Centre, September 13, 2014

I recently had the pleasure of speaking with Owen Jones, Ken Loach, Podemos European Parliament member Tania González and Podemos lead strategist Iñigo Errejón at the invitation of the Podemos Londres Circle, who asked me to speak about digital media … Continue reading

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The State Strikes Back: The Criminalization of 15-M and Social Movements in Spain

  Resisting the criminalization of protest may be the most pressing task facing the 15-M movement as it commemorates its 3rd Anniversary As activists reflect on the third anniversary of the 15–M[1] encampment in Madrid’s Puerta del Sol (which later … Continue reading

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Social Movements and Globalization: How Protests, Occupations and Uprisings are Changing the World.

I am delighted to announce the publication of my new book  Social Movements and Globalization: How Protests, Occupations and Uprisings are Changing the World.  It is available in paperback, (or hardcover for library copies). The book is available from: http://www.palgrave.com/products/title.aspx?pid=513046   Continue reading

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Spain’s Marches of Dignity 22M, 2014: Not Anti-Politics

On the 22nd of March, thousands of people will arrive in Madrid from all over Spain in six columns that form part of the Marches of Dignity. Dozens of civil associations and social movement groups across Spain have been organizing … Continue reading

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