Monthly Archives: March 2018

Authoritarian Capitalism by Christian Fuchs, 2/8/2018

Authoritarian Capitalism Interview with Prof. Christian Fuchs Feb 8, 2018 https://www.indybay.org/newsitems/2018/03/07/18807211.php Trump calls liberal media his chief enemies. At the same time, the same media reproduce political spectacle through their constant reporting by offering him disproportional attention and a platform. … Continue reading

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Housing is not just another commodity by Friedhelm Hengsbach

Housing is not just another commodity by Friedhelm Hengsbach, 2014 https://www.indybay.org/newsitems/2018/03/06/18807182.php Like food, clothing, health, and education, housing is an elementary need. One’s apartment is a place of retreat of the private person, a protective- and creative space of inviolable … Continue reading

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The Convivialist Manifesto (2013), 22 pp

The Convivialist Manifesto (2013), 22 pp http://dialoguesenhumanite.org/sites/dialoguesenhumanite.org/files/meetuppage/103/convivialist-manifesto.pdf A different kind of world is not just possible; it is a crucial and urgent necessity Introduction Never before has humanity had such a wealth of material resources and technical and scientific expertise … Continue reading

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The poor need a strong state

The US imports twice as much as it exports and has run an annual trade deficit around $500-600 billion since 2000. But we’re much better at finding fault with others! Winner take all, hire and fire and the right of … Continue reading

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Public Interest Environmental Law Conference, Eugene OR, Mar 2-5

Public Interest Environmental Law Conference, (PIELC) Eugene OR, Mar 2-5 The Public Interest Environmental Law Conference is the premier annual gathering for environmentalists worldwide, and is distinguished as the oldest and largest of its kind. The Conference historically unites more … Continue reading

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Living Together Differently! by Frank Adloff

Living Together Differently! by Frank Adloff, Feb 2018 https://www.indybay.org/newsitems/2018/03/01/18807069.php Modern politics must fight against excessiveness and inequality. All progress narratives have worn out. The cake will not become larger. The perspective of conviviality aims at abundance, not at tightening belts. … Continue reading

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