"We are not goods on politicians and bankers' hands" - A letter from Spain


A letter by Spanish academics and young activists of the movement of 15th March against the policy of budget restriction and salary reduction, pushed forward by the European Union, the European Central Bank and the IMF. The letter is aimed at breaking the media...

Spät im Wintersemester


A collective text by staff members of the Vienna Academy of Arts, venue of the recent alternative summit on the Bologna accords (Bologna burns, March 11-14 2010) reflects the student protests in the light of the changes in the field of education and society at large.

The essence of neoliberalism. Utopia of endless exploitation


What is neoliberalism? A programme for destroying collective structures which may impede the pure market logic. In: Le Monde diplomatique, December 1998, Translated by Jeremy J. Shapiro

The Raisons d’agir section publishes current critical interventions and political statements by scientists, intellectuals and artists within the Foundation’s ambit and provides a platform for exchange with representatives of social movements. It also includes dossiers and interviews on pressing political issues. Special attention is given to the changes at European universities.