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INTERVIEW: Humour and the Carnivalesque in Anti-Austerity and Anti-Capitalist Social Movements

This is an interview that I gave to a Polish Radio Station on the Carnival Against Capitalism Protests in June 2013 that was never aired. I decided, therefore, to make it available here. Why do you think protesters use a … Continue reading

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“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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In conversation with Cristina Flesher Fominaya, author of Social Movement and Globalization: How protests, occupations and uprisings are changing the world Interview by Andrea Teti

(This interview was originally published by the European Centre for International Affairs and can be found here: http://www.european-centre.org/in-focus/in-conversation-with-cristina-flesher-fominaya-by-andrea-teti/) AT: On Causation & Role of ICTs – ICTs have been frequently cited in both the press and in scholarship as central to … Continue reading

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Protest and social movements: a sine qua non for democracy/ An interview on my new book Social Movements and Globalization

Laurence Cox interviews Cristina Flesher Fominaya about her new book, Social Movements and Globalization: How Protests, Occupations and Uprisings are Changing the World – on the mutual impact of social movements and globalisation, the ongoing influence of nation states, the rise … Continue reading

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On the “decline” of Madrid, the state re-appropriation of public space, and strange hope

Cristina Flesher Fominaya During the Global Justice Movement the constant refrain in Madrid’s movement network was how to break out of the activist ghetto, how to reach out to the people on the streets. With 15-M it seems those dreams … Continue reading

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