Nina Power

Nina Power is a senior lecturer in philosophy at Roehampton University and the author of One-Dimensional Woman (Zer0 Books)

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Thursday, October 13, 2011 - 9:25am
Occupy Wall Street Protests Are Reclaiming the Psychic Space
A good slogan captures the mood and acutely articulates a situation: " We are the 99% ", "we are the crisis", or simply "no justice, no peace". As Lenin put it : "Every particular slogan must be deduced from the totality of specific features of a definite political situation".
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Wednesday, August 10, 2011 - 12:25pm
There Is a Context to London's Riots that Can't Be Ignored
Since the coalition came to power just over a year ago, the country has seen multiple student protests, occupations of dozens of universities, several strikes, a half-a-million-strong trade union march and now unrest on the streets of the capital (preceded by clashes with Bristol police in Stokes Croft earlier in the year).
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Thursday, November 11, 2010 - 8:53am
The Power of Fighting Back: Student Protests in London
Wednesday's protest against the education cuts was uplifting: students, staff and others from all over the country gathered in their thousands to walk the route between Embankment and Tate Britain, pausing to boo at Downing Street. The weather was bright and clear, and the mood decidedly upbeat. Staff, students and others marched together under banners from colleges all over the country, while drums and chants protesting at the fees rang out for miles.
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