Monthly Archives: July 2017

Video: Principles of a Pluralist Commonwealth – Gar Alperovitz, 1 hr 10 min

https://www.c-span.org/video/?429340-2%2Fprinciples-pluralist-commonwealth Gar Alperovitz talked about his book Principles of a Pluralist Commonwealth, in which he argues that the U.S. needs an economic and political system that departs from both capitalism and socialism. BookTV.org is a treasure going back more than … Continue reading

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Europe’s Conquest by the US by Wolfgang Bittner

http://boston.indymedia.org/newswire/display/225135/index.php The US and NATO have troops at the Russian border. Russia has no troops at the US borders with Canada or Mexico. Who staged the 2014 coup in the Ukraine? Who promised Gorbatchev there would be no NATO expansion … Continue reading

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“Limits to Growth” Published Forty Years Ago

“Limits to Growth” Published Forty Years Ago by Larry Rasmussen and eco-socialist pamphlets http://boston.indymedia.org/newswire/display/225104/index.php The MIT scholars under Dennis Meadows came to four core conclusions: 1) there are limits to economic growth on a finite planet, 2) the economy and … Continue reading

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Video: After Words with Naomi Klein, 57 min

Video: After Words with Naomi Klein June 15, 2017 c-span.org, 57 min https://www.c-span.org/video/?429556-1/words-naomi-klein Naomi Klein talked about her book No is Not Enough: Resisting Trump’s Shock Politics and Winning the World We Need, in which she discusses shock politics.

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Narcissism as a Subject Form of Capitalism by Peter Samol

All the Lonely People Narcissism as a Subject Form of Capitalism by Peter Samol, 2016, krisis.org http://boston.indymedia.org/newswire/display/225081/index.php The narcissist knows only two states: the absolute sense of powerlessness given the foreign determination of his existence and omnipotence fantasies together with … Continue reading

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Tax Avoidance: Drastic Consequences for the Public

Tax Avoidance: Drastic Consequences for the Public by Philipp Gerhartinger, Nov 6, 2014 http://portland.indymedia.org/en/2017/07/434909.shtml Taxes are the most important foundation of all governmental activities and public services. Tax sovereignty is the heart of nation-state sovereignty. The economic activity and profits … Continue reading

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