Category Archives: Political Theory

The Theater of Good and Evil by Eduardo Galeano, 90 pp

Voices of Sanity Reaching out for Peace, 90 pp The Theater of Good and Evil by Eduardo Galeano is on pages 3-4 Thanks, Arvind Gupta! Enjoy the feast! http://www.arvindguptatoys.com/arvindgupta/sanity.pdf

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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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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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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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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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Video: Triumph of the Will (1935), 18 min

Triump of the Will was a triumph of propaganda – showing the party at the center of everything. http://www.openculture.com/2017/03/why-triumph-of-the-will-wasnt-a-cinematic-masterpiece-but-a-staggeringly-effective-piece-of-propaganda.html

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The President as Businessman by Rudolf Hickel

The President as Businessman by Rudolf Hickel, blaetter.de, June 2017 http://portland.indymedia.org/en/2017/06/434862.shtml Trump’s gigantic tax cuts will only benefit the rich. State indebtedness increases on account of neoliberal fiscal policy, not through infrastructure investments. Revenue losses of over six trillion dollars … Continue reading

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The Great Trump Show

The Great Trump Show by Daniel Leisegang, blaetter.de http://www.indybay.org/newsitems/2017/06/11/18800091.php The bizarre billionaire becomes an epic disaster when regulation is demonized, social necessities like food stamps and Medicaid are cut in the hundreds of billions and taxes for corporations may be … Continue reading

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