About Tapani Lausti
Tapani Lausti is a Finnish freelance journalist based in Spain. He was editor of the Finnish Institute ezine, Polarities.
Articles by Tapani Lausti
In the late 2010s the insane austerity measures imposed on millions of people around the world finally exhausted citizens’ patience. Unexpectedly, a new culture of popular resistance emerged, inspired by what Noam Chomsky had once called an 'instinct for freedom'. People began to sense the outlines of truly democratic forms of self-rule which would allow them to work under conditions of their own choosing in voluntary association with others. These creative urges formed the basis of the new society. People still argue about social alternatives, but now in a highly intelligent way.