Archive for the ‘Rouge Forum Updates’ Category

Rouge Forum Dispatch Draft: The Empire Drains All LIfe–unless….

Saturday, April 11th, 2015

We Say Fight Back! 75 Thousand Students Protest Austerity in Montreal Over 130,000 students were on strike across Quebec on Apr. 2, and according to the Association pour une solidarité syndicale étudiante, the crowd in Montreal reached around 75,000 at its peak. Based on my calculations, that’s a reasonable estimate. Other media outlets reported a […]

Rouge Forum Dispatch: No Gods. No Masters.

Saturday, April 4th, 2015

We Say Fight Back! Call for Papers:  Caribbean Military Encounters A multidisciplinary anthology from the humanities Editors: Shalini Puri and Lara Putnam We invite papers for a multidisciplinary anthology that explores the Caribbean as a militarized region. Our volume will focus on the lived experience of militarization from across the numerous language areas of the […]

Rouge Forum Dispatch: It IS us vs Them after all……

Sunday, March 29th, 2015

We Say Fight Back! Police unleash close-range tear gas in the faces of protesters, some of whom were caught near a scuffle outside the Candaian National Assembly building in Quebec City. The protesters had gathered to voice opposition to government austerity policies… March 24: Delhi police today brutally lathi charged and tear gassed hundreds of […]

Rouge Forum Dispatch: Remember the Commune!

Sunday, March 22nd, 2015

We Say Fight Back! Mexico: Farmworkers Fight Back Again–and the state attacks Farmworkers protesting working conditions at Mexican export farms in Baja California blocked a major highway and occupied several government buildings as officials scrambled to quell a widening strike that threatens one of Mexico’s most valuable harvests. Wednesday morning authorities said they had reopened […]

Rouge Forum Dispatch: Preserve the Vietnam Syndrome.

Sunday, March 15th, 2015

We Say Fight Back! Anti-Racist Protests Continue in Ferguson, Madison  Protesters gathered near the Ferguson, Missouri, police headquarters and chanted slogans like “the whole damn system is guilty as hell” in what appeared to be a peaceful demonstration one night after two police officers were shot. Demonstrators briefly blocked a road during the protest on […]