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The 1932 Revolution

Giles Ji Ungpakorn

Thailand was well integrated into the world market in the 1930s and as a result of this, suffered the effects of the 1930s economic depression. 582 more words

Thai Politics

WHAT DO YOU WANT?

Mass movements like the Scottish independence movement are made up of lots of individuals like you and me. This might read like a no-brainer, but when we consider more deeply the part individuals play in social movements this apparently obvious fact begins to get a lot more complicated. 365 more words

Community

The media practices of social movements: a critical overview of the literature

Invited lecture to the Summer School on Media in Political Participation and Mobilization,  Centre on Social Movement Studies, Institute of Humanities and Social Sciences, Scuola Normale Superiore, Florence, 29 June 2017. 213 more words

Brexit, Corbyn and Beyond

Great historical events generally … concern whole social systems. The result is that to the typical modern mind they assume a catastrophic character, with all that this implies in the way of emotional shock and intellectual confusion. 3,314 more words

Politics

Marta Harnecker: Ideas For The Struggle

The capitalist elites tend to achieve a significant hegemony over important popular sectors, a real cultural leadership over society; they have the capacity to ideologically subordinate the popular sectors, even those who are exploited by them. 11,361 more words

Activism

Thinkery on water, anti-privatization struggles and the commons

By Patrick Bresnihan *

Throughout the globe a revolution is taking place as people organise to resist the privatisation of water. In a spirit of shared struggle against privatisation (in its many forms), on 23rd June a day-long ‘Thinkery’ at the University College Cork, Ireland, will explore differences in approach and attitude in anti-privatisation struggles mobilized around water. 713 more words

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