They Can’t Represent Us! – New Global Movements and Democracy

Kefya! Ya Basta! Enough!

Words shouted by millions against an untenable situation. Simultaneously proposing "Democracia Real Ya! We are the 99!"

Dario Azzellini and Marina Sitrin address the common forms and practices of the "new" movements and their collective journey for radical social change beyond capitalism.

Sponsored by the New College of Florida Sociology Dept.


Dario Azzellini is assistant professor in sociology at the Johannes Kepler University Linz (Austria). He is the author of several books and documentaries on movements, workers control, Private Military Contractors and Venezuela. He served as Associate Editor for The International Encyclopedia of Revolution and Protest, he is part of the founders collective of the web site

Marina Sitrin is a sociologist, lawyer and fellow at the CUNY Graduate Center in New York (USA). She has both participated in, as well as has been writing about, the new global movements. She is the author of Everyday Revolutions: Horizontalism and Autonomy in Argentina and the co-author, with Dario Azzellini, of Occupying Language and the forthcoming They Can’t Represent Us! Reinventing Democracy from Greece to Occupy.

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