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What The 1% Majored In

What The 1% Majored In | real utopias | Scoop.it
There are a lot of factors to weigh when picking your college major. Like, for example, will this major land me in the top 1% of earners?
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Not TINA (There Is No Alternative) but TAPAS: THERE ARE PLENTY OF ALTERNATIVES
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Stumbling and Mumbling: On Corbynomics

Stumbling and Mumbling: On Corbynomics | real utopias | Scoop.it

It seems to me that this comprises two necessarily related elements. One is higher corporate taxes: he wants to "strip out some of the huge tax reliefs and subsidies on offer to the corporate sector" - which he claims to be £93bn a year. This would depress investment, by depriving firms of some of the means and motive to invest. However, this would be offset by "people's quantitative easing" - a money-financed fiscal expansion:

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Social Democracy or Revolutionary Democracy: Syriza and Us

Social Democracy or Revolutionary Democracy: Syriza and Us | real utopias | Scoop.it
All eyes on the Left are upon Greece. Not because of a general interest in the contradictions of capitalism in the midst of this particular crisis but because of Syriza. Unfortunately, what we are observing is not unique to Syriza. The story has been told before, and the story inevitably will occur again if we do not learn from it.
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Social Democracy or Revolutionary Democracy: Syriza and Us - Center for Research on Globalization

Social Democracy or Revolutionary Democracy: Syriza and Us - Center for Research on Globalization | real utopias | Scoop.it
All eyes on the Left are upon Greece. Not because of a general interest in the contradictions of capitalism in the midst of this particular crisis but because of Syriza. Unfortunately, what we are ...
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Rethinking Capital

Rethinking Capital | real utopias | Scoop.it
Former Secretary of State for Health Stephen Dorrell, Nobel Prize-winning economist Paul Krugman and Marxist political theorist Alex Callinicos reimagine capitalism.
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You can't understand Pope Francis without Juan Perón — and Evita - Washington Post

You can't understand Pope Francis without Juan Perón — and Evita - Washington Post | real utopias | Scoop.it
Formed in the golden era of Argentine Perónism, the pope’s political views don’t easily fit into left-right boxes.
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Terry Eagleton in conversation with Roger Scruton

This event took place at the Royal Institution on 13th September 2012. For more events, visit .
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Chris Hedges: Occupy Movement - Banks, Capitalism, Demands and Economic Inequality (2012)

Chris Hedges: Occupy Movement - Banks, Capitalism, Demands and Economic Inequality (2012) The Occupy movement is an international protest movement ...
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The Emerging World Order - Professor Noam Chomsky Lecture watch economic 3

watch economic Professor Noam Chomsky gives a lecture named The Emerging World Order. Professor Noam Chomsky is widely regarded as the founder of ...
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Best of Noam Chomsky Arguments And Comebacks [Full Episode]

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Occupy Movement Buys & Forgives $4 Million In Student Loan Debt

After forgiving millions of dollars in medical debt, Occupy Wall Street is tackling a new beast: student loans. Marking the third anniversary of the Occupy Wall .
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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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Shaping A Social Democratic Digital Revolution - Social Europe

Shaping A Social Democratic Digital Revolution - Social Europe | real utopias | Scoop.it
Social Democrats consider themselves to be the party of social and technological progress. The political left must therefore address digitisation as a policy issue.
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Stakeholder Capitalism: The New Capitalist Model - Huffington Post

Stakeholder Capitalism: The New Capitalist Model - Huffington Post | real utopias | Scoop.it
With the Millennial generation driving the values of a more conscious approach to business, we are entering an era in which the old approach to business and capitalism is dying.
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Noam Chomsky: "The Emerging World Order: its roots, our legacy"

Noam Chomsky: "The Emerging World Order: its roots, our legacy" noam chomsky (author), israel, politics, terrorism, noam chomsky, news, science, capitalism, ...
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The Making of the American Police State - Center for Research on Globalization

The Making of the American Police State - Center for Research on Globalization | real utopias | Scoop.it
Image: Three girls at a juvenile facility in Racine, Wisconsin. Richard Ross How did we end up with millions behind bars and police armed like soldiers? How did we get here? The numbers are chillin...
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Fracturing democracy? State, fracking and local power in Lancashire ... - Open Democracy

Fracturing democracy? State, fracking and local power in Lancashire ... - Open Democracy | real utopias | Scoop.it
Fracking may have been rejected in Lancashire, but the battle reveals that power is being stripped from the people of Britain.
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Have reports of the death of capitalism been greatly exaggerated? | openDemocracy - Open Democracy

Have reports of the death of capitalism been greatly exaggerated? | openDemocracy - Open Democracy | real utopias | Scoop.it
Capitalism isn’t going anywhere
without a fight, no matter how inventive the alternatives.
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"How Do You Solve A Problem Like The Donald?" - Huffington Post

"How Do You Solve A Problem Like The Donald?" - Huffington Post | real utopias | Scoop.it
The GOP has fears that if he is not treated with respect he may become a third party candidate which would all but assure the election will go to the Democratic nominee. The Republican party has no one to blame but themselves.
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Slavoj Zizek: How Alexis Tsipras and Syriza Outmaneuvered Angela Merkel and ... - Toward Freedom

Slavoj Zizek: How Alexis Tsipras and Syriza Outmaneuvered Angela Merkel and ... - Toward Freedom | real utopias | Scoop.it
A progressive perspective on world events since 1952.
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Watch Slavoj Zizek: The Reality of the Virtual Full Stream

Watch Slavoj Zizek: The Reality of the Virtual Full Stream Quality 1080p original youtube. WATCH IN HD: http://snagfilms.co/play.php?movie=tt0419142 (3D) ...
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Slavoj Žižek on Greece: The Courage of Hopelessness - Toward Freedom

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A progressive perspective on world events since 1952.
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Slavoj Zizek defends christianity...

from the atheist point of view against Dawkins and Hitchens. This an excerpt form this https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sQ3g2zS6Tuk.
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Joseph Stiglitz: unsurprising Jeremy Corbyn is a Labour leadership contender

Joseph Stiglitz: unsurprising Jeremy Corbyn is a Labour leadership contender | real utopias | Scoop.it
Anti-austerity figures have emerged because young people feel badly let down by centre-left governments such as Tony Blair’s, says Nobel economics laureate
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Economist, specialized in political economy and peer-to-peer dynamics; core member of the P2P Foundation