Category Archives: Essays

Changing Consciousness: New Paradigms Needed!

Unlike a chair, an idea can be shared by a whole people! How exciting to be living in a time crying for alternative economics, reduced working hours, shriveling the financial sector, expanding the public sector, becoming cloud- workers, translators, editors, … Continue reading

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Harvey Didn’t Come Out of the Blue. Now is the Time to Talk About Climate Change by Naomi Klein

Harvey Didn’t Come Out of the Blue. Now is the Time to Talk About Climate Change by Naomi Klein to read Naomi Klein’s article published in The Intercept August 28, 2017, click on https://theintercept.com/2017/08/28/harvey-didnt-come-out-of-the-blue-no/ to read George Monbiot’s “The Purse … Continue reading

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Philosophical Reflections on the Economic Crisis by Marc Batko

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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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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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For a Positive Narrative of the Left by Michael Brie

For a Positive Narrative of the Left by Michael Brie, 3/4/17 https://www.indybay.org/newsitems/2017/03/22/18797615.php Whether the dislocations and cyclical crises since 2008 will lead to its final farewell is a question that drives parts of the middle-class and not only the left. … Continue reading

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America under Donald Trump by Ingeborg Breuer and Ulrich Busch

America under Donald Trump by Ingeborg Breuer and Ulrich Busch, February 2017 http://portland.indymedia.org/en/2017/03/434407.shtml The “elite-mass split,” the tear between the establishment and the masses, damages American democracy. As a damaged democracy, there is very low trust in the competence of … Continue reading

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Our Beautiful New Clothes by Ingo Schulze

Our Beautiful New Clothes by Ingo Schulze http://portland.indymedia.org/en/2017/02/434401.shtml Neoliberalism seems to create “clothes no one can see” when it mystifies the market and competition and uses the austerity model, the location model and the adjustment imperative or extortion to turn … Continue reading

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Attempt the Impossible! Theses for a New Left Majority

Attempt the Impossible! Theses for a New Left Majority by the Institute of the Solidarity Modern https://www.indybay.org/newsitems/2017/02/15/18796513.php The Brexit vote and the American presidential election have dramatically accelerated the crises of classical neoliberal policy. The exit from neoliberalism can only … Continue reading

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No Future and Computerization

No Future and Computerization by Theresia Pfister, Dec 29, 2016 http://portland.indymedia.org/en/2017/01/434053.shtml Crises, cracks in the mirror, wake-up calls and writing on the wall call us to rethinking and resistance, to new priorities and countermeasures. Resignation, obliviousness and the 2-inch world … Continue reading

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