José-Manuel Barreto

Research Associate, Goldsmiths, University of London
United for Global Democracy: A Manifesto

United for Global Democracy: A Manifesto

On 15 October 2011, united in our diversity, united for global change, we demand global democracy: global governance by the people, for the people. Inspired by our sisters and brothers in Tunisia, Egypt, Libya, Syria, Bahrain, New York, Palestine-Israel, Spain and...

OCTOBER 15TH: UNITED FOR #GLOBALCHANGE

OCTOBER 15TH: UNITED FOR #GLOBALCHANGE

On October 15th people from all over the world will take to the streets and squares. From America to Asia, from Africa to Europe, people are rising up to claim their rights and demand a true democracy. Now it is time for all of us to join in a global non violent...

War Crimes after the War Ended

War Crimes after the War Ended

The history of war crimes is one of the sites of the politics of memory par excellence. The arrangements of world politics today still seat on the consequences of the Second World War -the permanent members of the UN Security Council being one of the more visible. The...

The Suppression of the Arab Spring in Syria

The Suppression of the Arab Spring in Syria

Syria video released by Amnesty International “Images of unarmed civilians shot in the head help explain why there have been so many fatalities. Together with footage of soldiers celebrating deaths, they document what appears to be a ‘shoot to kill’ policy,” said...