Louis Edgar Esparza is Assistant Professor of Sociology at California State University, Los Angeles and Secretary-Treasurer of the Human Rights Section of the American Sociological Association. His essays and research on social movements have appeared in Qualitative Sociology, Societies Without Borders, Environment & Society, and Human Rights & Human Welfare. Learn more at www.louisesparza.net.
Time to Strike: Cross-Europe Solidarity Forging a Path Out of Austerity
Wednesday was a turning point for the movements against austerity in Southern Europe. The viciousness of the repression faced by protesters illustrates how desperate bankers and their political allies have become to force... MORE
Uprising · November 16, 2012
Why the Spanish Are Indignant
Edward Hernandez Vivas and his daughter are worried about eviction from their apartment in Madrid. Since losing his job in 2009, Hernandez has not been able to find another one. With unemployment at 25.1... MORE
Uprising · October 7, 2012