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Redoing the Demos? An Interview with Wendy Brown

Redoing the Demos? An Interview with Wendy Brown Theory, Culture and Society, June 8, 2017 https://www.theoryculturesociety.org/interview-wendy-brown/ Question 1: In Undoing the Demos (2015), you address the impossibility of radical or emancipatory politics whilst the market is the only source of … Continue reading

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Time on our Side, 30 page introduction

Time is on our Side, 30 page introduction by Anna Coote, 2013 On Shortening the Work Week The New Economics Foundation, UK http://b.3cdn.net/nefoundation/aefb306fbab76f46ca_1im6i20sk.pdf Have you ever wondered why you’re so busy, where your time goes, or how much your time … Continue reading

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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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Imagine a country without Wall Street and the Pentagon!

Happy O Canada Day (July 1), the 150th birthday of our great friend to the North! “When the state trusts citizens, citizens trust the state” (Justin Trudeau). The 26 community centers in Vancouver B.C. could represent a third way beyond … Continue reading

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How the World Heads for the Next Crash by Yves Wegelin

How the World Heads for the Next Crash by Yves Wegelin, 2017, woz.ch https://www.indybay.org/newsitems/2017/06/26/18800433.php The greed for money seduced bankers to take greater and greater risks. So they granted mortgages to destitute Americans that they sold as securities to other … Continue reading

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