The End of the World as We Know It?: Crisis, Resistance, and the Age of Austerity

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INTRODUCTION

The End of the World As We Know It? Toward a Critical Understanding of the Present

Deric Shannon

PART 1. ORIGINS

1. From the Fall of Saigon to the Fall of Lehman

Paul Bowman

2. Interview with Noam Chomsky on the Origins of the Crisis and Methods of Resistance

Interview by Deric Shannon

3. Predatory Lending and the Twenty-First Century Recession: Preying on the American Dream and Reasserting Racialized Inequality

Davita Silfen Glasberg, Angie Beeman, and Colleen Casey

PART 2. EFFECTS

4. The End of Meaning, The Meaning of End (Some Thoughts from Greece)

Antonis Vradis

5. A Failure of Imagination: Human Rights Through Neo-liberalism, the Economic Crisis, and Austerity Policy

Harpreet K. Paul

6. Mechanisms of Power: Privilege and Racism as Exercised Through Economic Crisis

Ernesto Aguilar and Ayn Morgan

7. No Mancession: Crisis, Gender, Reproductive Labor, and the Commons

Gayge Operaista

8. Interview with Miguel Ángel Fernández on the CNT and Crisis in Spain

Interview and Translation by Dustin Shannon

9. Institutionalizing Crisis: The Case of Dayton Bosnia-Herzegovina

Jasmin Mujanovic

10. The Puerto Rican Experiment: Crisis, Colonialism, and Popular Response

Jorell A. Meléndez Badillo

PART 3. THE RESPONSE OF THE DISPOSSESSED

11. Infiltrating the Mythology of American Empire: Media, History, and Occupy Wall Street

Mark Bray

12. Undoing the Reasonable Middle: Sexuality and Gender Movements in the Age of Crisis and Austerity

Abbey Volcano

13. Argentina's Movements Against Austerity and the Politics of Space

Marie Trigona

14. Austerity and Unions: A Case Study in the Canadian Union of Postal Workers

Nick Driedger

15. No Exit: Transforming Housing Through Solidarity and Resistance

Shane Burley

16. Circumscribed by Conditions They Did Not Create: The English Riots of August 2011

Christian Garland

17. Solidarity Networks as a Means of Building Resistance to Austerity

Matthew Adams

PART 4. THE RULING CLASS RESPONSE

18. Militant Reformism and the Prospects for Reforming Capitalism

Nate Hawthorne

19. States of Emergency: Green Capitalism and Transnational Resistance

Yesenia Barragán

20. Policing Dissent and Copping a Profit: Police and Austerity in the United States

Adam Quinn

21. Dimensions of Crisis in Greece

Chris Spannos

22. Insurgency Control: Tools of Repression in the Age of Austerity

Sean Parson and Luis A. Fernandez

23. Nationalism's Chilling Effect on Anti-austerity Movements: The Case of Israel's "Tent Protests"

Uri Gordon

24. Marikana: A Point of Rupture?

Benjamin Fogel

PART 5. EDUCATION AND THE STUDENT RESPONSE

25. Revolutionary Terrains and Higher Education in the U.S.

William Armaline and Abraham DeLeon

26. Interview with Québécois Student Organizer Jamie Burnett

Interview by Abbey Volcano

27. Necessary Steps in Tough Economic Times: New York Students Take to the Streets in the Wake of Occupy

Marianne LeNabat

28. An Interview with Rudy Amanda Hurtado Garcés, a Militant in the Colombian Anti-Neoliberal Movement

Interview and Translation by Yesenia Barragán and Mark Bray

29. Paths Written in Concrete: The Chilean Student Movement of 2012

Mónica Kostas, Scott Nikolas Nappalos, & Felipe Ramírez

CONCLUSION

The End of the World As We Know It? Toward a Critical Understanding of the Future

Deric Shannon

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06.05.2014

Herausgeber

Deric Shannon

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536

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Deric Shannon is a former line cook, convenience store clerk, and rubber roofer, now an Assistant Professor of Sociology at Oxford College of Emory University. He has written and edited a number of books and articles, ranging in scope from political sociology, economics, sexuality, class struggle, and radical thought.

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06.05.2014

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Deric Shannon

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536

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  • The End of the World as We Know It?: Crisis, Resistance, and the Age of Austerity

  • INTRODUCTION

    The End of the World As We Know It? Toward a Critical Understanding of the Present

    Deric Shannon

    PART 1. ORIGINS

    1. From the Fall of Saigon to the Fall of Lehman

    Paul Bowman

    2. Interview with Noam Chomsky on the Origins of the Crisis and Methods of Resistance

    Interview by Deric Shannon

    3. Predatory Lending and the Twenty-First Century Recession: Preying on the American Dream and Reasserting Racialized Inequality

    Davita Silfen Glasberg, Angie Beeman, and Colleen Casey

    PART 2. EFFECTS

    4. The End of Meaning, The Meaning of End (Some Thoughts from Greece)

    Antonis Vradis

    5. A Failure of Imagination: Human Rights Through Neo-liberalism, the Economic Crisis, and Austerity Policy

    Harpreet K. Paul

    6. Mechanisms of Power: Privilege and Racism as Exercised Through Economic Crisis

    Ernesto Aguilar and Ayn Morgan

    7. No Mancession: Crisis, Gender, Reproductive Labor, and the Commons

    Gayge Operaista

    8. Interview with Miguel Ángel Fernández on the CNT and Crisis in Spain

    Interview and Translation by Dustin Shannon

    9. Institutionalizing Crisis: The Case of Dayton Bosnia-Herzegovina

    Jasmin Mujanovic

    10. The Puerto Rican Experiment: Crisis, Colonialism, and Popular Response

    Jorell A. Meléndez Badillo

    PART 3. THE RESPONSE OF THE DISPOSSESSED

    11. Infiltrating the Mythology of American Empire: Media, History, and Occupy Wall Street

    Mark Bray

    12. Undoing the Reasonable Middle: Sexuality and Gender Movements in the Age of Crisis and Austerity

    Abbey Volcano

    13. Argentina's Movements Against Austerity and the Politics of Space

    Marie Trigona

    14. Austerity and Unions: A Case Study in the Canadian Union of Postal Workers

    Nick Driedger

    15. No Exit: Transforming Housing Through Solidarity and Resistance

    Shane Burley

    16. Circumscribed by Conditions They Did Not Create: The English Riots of August 2011

    Christian Garland

    17. Solidarity Networks as a Means of Building Resistance to Austerity

    Matthew Adams

    PART 4. THE RULING CLASS RESPONSE

    18. Militant Reformism and the Prospects for Reforming Capitalism

    Nate Hawthorne

    19. States of Emergency: Green Capitalism and Transnational Resistance

    Yesenia Barragán

    20. Policing Dissent and Copping a Profit: Police and Austerity in the United States

    Adam Quinn

    21. Dimensions of Crisis in Greece

    Chris Spannos

    22. Insurgency Control: Tools of Repression in the Age of Austerity

    Sean Parson and Luis A. Fernandez

    23. Nationalism's Chilling Effect on Anti-austerity Movements: The Case of Israel's "Tent Protests"

    Uri Gordon

    24. Marikana: A Point of Rupture?

    Benjamin Fogel

    PART 5. EDUCATION AND THE STUDENT RESPONSE

    25. Revolutionary Terrains and Higher Education in the U.S.

    William Armaline and Abraham DeLeon

    26. Interview with Québécois Student Organizer Jamie Burnett

    Interview by Abbey Volcano

    27. Necessary Steps in Tough Economic Times: New York Students Take to the Streets in the Wake of Occupy

    Marianne LeNabat

    28. An Interview with Rudy Amanda Hurtado Garcés, a Militant in the Colombian Anti-Neoliberal Movement

    Interview and Translation by Yesenia Barragán and Mark Bray

    29. Paths Written in Concrete: The Chilean Student Movement of 2012

    Mónica Kostas, Scott Nikolas Nappalos, & Felipe Ramírez

    CONCLUSION

    The End of the World As We Know It? Toward a Critical Understanding of the Future

    Deric Shannon