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Not TINA (There Is No Alternative) but TAPAS: THERE ARE PLENTY OF ALTERNATIVES
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The Incurable Japanese Syndrome And Europe

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For the fifth time in seven years Japan is back in recession, with GDP shrinking by a further 0.2% in the third quarter. Meanwhile, inflation has fallen from more than 2% to zero in just over six months. This is certainly not the first time that Japan has ‘gained’ a recession/deflation status: the growth dynamic of …
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Japan: double-dip

Japan: double-dip | real utopias | Scoop.it
The recent signing of the TransPacificPartnership (TPP) will benefit American imperialism considerably.  But the media has latched onto TPP as the saving grace for Japanese prime minister Abe’s ‘Ab...
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Will 'neurotic' Japan go postcapitalist? - The Japan Times

Will 'neurotic' Japan go postcapitalist? - The Japan Times | real utopias | Scoop.it
Is Japan on the threshold of postcapitalism? If it is, as Morris Berman suggests in "Neurotic Beauty: An Outsiders Look at Japan," Prime Minister Shinzo Ab
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Noam Chomsky (2014) "Japan, Abe and Ultra-Nationalism"

Full Interview -- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mqzOnVoWgUg Date - May 19, 2014.
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Noam Chomsky: Truth to power

Noam Chomsky: Truth to power | real utopias | Scoop.it

Often dubbed one of the world’s most important intellectuals and its leading public dissident, Noam Chomsky was for years among the top 10 most quoted academics on the planet, edged out only by William Shakespeare, Karl Marx, Aristotle.

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Japan's “Occupy Nuclear Power” Movement Celebrates 1000th Day ...

Japan's “Occupy Nuclear Power” Movement Celebrates 1000th Day ... | real utopias | Scoop.it

Today, January 14, 2014, marks the 1000th consecutive day of anti-nuclear protest in Japan – virtually on the doorstep of Kyushu Electric Power Company’s main office. Led by 67-year-old Yukinobu Aoyagi, The anti-nuke sit-in began in April 2011, one month after the devastatingFukushima meltdowns.

 
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Economist, specialized in political economy and peer-to-peer dynamics; core member of the P2P Foundation