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A Multimedia Introduction to the Communist Manifesto

A Multimedia Introduction to the Communist Manifesto | real utopias | Scoop.it

This video is meant to be used in group discussion of the Communist Manifesto by Karl Marx and Frederick Engels. It has a brief overview section, then 3 main sections, each divided into 2 parts of 10 to 15 minutes each. The video's outline appears at 3 min and 27 sec.

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Not TINA (There Is No Alternative) but TAPAS: THERE ARE PLENTY OF ALTERNATIVES
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Are We Approaching the End of Human History? | BillMoyers.com

Are We Approaching the End of Human History? | BillMoyers.com | real utopias | Scoop.it
The short, strange era of human civilization may be drawing to a close.
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'Inequality has become a challenge to us as moral beings' - The Guardian

'Inequality has become a challenge to us as moral beings' - The Guardian | real utopias | Scoop.it
A lack of basic fairness in our economic system is threatening democracy, capitalism and civil society, argues Will Hutton in an extract from his new book, How Good We Can Be
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Searching for Radical Democracy in the Ruins of Capitalism - Truthdig

Searching for Radical Democracy in the Ruins of Capitalism - Truthdig | real utopias | Scoop.it
In this interview, Henry Giroux condemns neoliberalism’s attack on the critical imagination and argues for a radical democracy that empowers all people to shape the values, policies and practices that shape their lives.
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Syriza sweeps to victory in Greek election, promising an end to 'humiliation'

Syriza sweeps to victory in Greek election, promising an end to 'humiliation' | real utopias | Scoop.it
As had been widely predicted, the left-wing coalition Syriza has secured a victory in the Greek election.
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If I were Greek, I'd be tempted to vote for the Marxist - Telegraph.co.uk

If I were Greek, I'd be tempted to vote for the Marxist - Telegraph.co.uk | real utopias | Scoop.it
Greece is being broken apart by the euro elite and its people have little to lose
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Occupy London planning Democracy Day protest in Parliament Square today - International Business Times UK

Occupy London planning Democracy Day protest in Parliament Square today - International Business Times UK | real utopias | Scoop.it
Occupy plan a demonstration in Parliament Square London to mark Democracy Day
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A Morass of Its Own Making: Pakistan's Destructive Taliban Policy - Foreign Policy

A Morass of Its Own Making: Pakistan's Destructive Taliban Policy - Foreign Policy | real utopias | Scoop.it
The sickening murder of at least 132 innocent students at the Army Public School and College in Peshawar on Tuesday is a bleak reminder of…
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The Islamic State's Irregulars - Foreign Policy (blog)

The Islamic State's Irregulars - Foreign Policy (blog) | real utopias | Scoop.it
When a gunman took hostages and displayed an Islamic flag at a coffee shop in the heart of Sydney last week, supporters of the Islamic…
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What we must learn from Podemos, and the Lib Dems - Open Democracy

What we must learn from Podemos, and the Lib Dems - Open Democracy | real utopias | Scoop.it
Truly radical change will only come when radical parties accept that they need to give power back to the people - not as a slogan but as a democratic process.
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We are the 99 Percent - Home

We are the 99 Percent - Home | real utopias | Scoop.it
We are supplying the movement for social equity with facts, graphics, and timely news. We love America. And we will help make it great again - for everyone.
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10 things we learned about eradicating child labour - The Guardian

10 things we learned about eradicating child labour - The Guardian | real utopias | Scoop.it
In a recent live chat, a panel of experts took questions on the complexities of child labour in supply chains and the role of companies in eradicating it.
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Five things you need to know about Saudi Arabia's future - The Guardian

Five things you need to know about Saudi Arabia's future - The Guardian | real utopias | Scoop.it
Jane Kinninmont: King Abdullah’s death raises questions about Saudi’s internal politics, regional role and continued relations with the west
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Fox 'News' And Bill O'Reilly Get Hammered By High School Students For Their Lack Of Journalistic Ethics (VIDEO)

Fox 'News' And Bill O'Reilly Get Hammered By High School Students For Their Lack Of Journalistic Ethics (VIDEO) | real utopias | Scoop.it
A high school class in Vermont decided to study and break down a Fox "News" segment presented by Bill O'Reilly, and then they made a video to report the results they found. Hint: Fox "News" and O'R...
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New Left Review - Terry Eagleton: Liberality and Order: The Criticism of John Bayley

New Left Review - Terry Eagleton: Liberality and Order: The Criticism of John Bayley | real utopias | Scoop.it
Liberality and Order: The Criticism of John Bayley by Terry Eagleton. From NLR I/110, July-August 1978.
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Are You Moving to Participatory Government?

Are You Moving to Participatory Government? | real utopias | Scoop.it
A recent poll shows the advantages and challenges of citizen engagement.
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Ethics: Utilitarianism part 3

Julia Markovits (Cornell University) gives an introduction to the moral theory of utilitarianism. Utilitarianism is the view that the right moral action is the one that maximizes happiness for all.
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Understanding 'world politics' today – Rancière and Žižek - Thought Leader

Understanding 'world politics' today – Rancière and Žižek - Thought Leader | real utopias | Scoop.it
Understanding 'world politics' today – Rancière and Žižek Thought Leader Slavoj Žižek (in Rancière's The Politics of Aesthetics, 2013, location 1183, Kindle edition) explains it well, by calling it “ … the attempt to depoliticise politics (to...
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Pope Francis in the Philippines: Inspiring Political Transformation - Huffington Post

Pope Francis in the Philippines: Inspiring Political Transformation - Huffington Post | real utopias | Scoop.it
Pope Francis' recent visit -- capturing the hearts and minds of Filipinos from all walks of life, regardless of gender, class, and religion -- to the Philippines couldn't be timelier.
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At Davos, Soros-funded Group's President Says Look to Soros for Economic ... - NewsBusters (blog)

At Davos, Soros-funded Group's President Says Look to Soros for Economic ... - NewsBusters (blog) | real utopias | Scoop.it
The World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, is supposed to be a place where world leaders solve the world’s economic and social problems.
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Slavoj Žižek: The Urgent Necessity of a Syriza Victory in Greece - In These Times

Slavoj Žižek: The Urgent Necessity of a Syriza Victory in Greece - In These Times | real utopias | Scoop.it
Only a split from the European Union by Greece can save what is worth saving in the European legacy: democracy, trust in people and egalitarian solidarity.
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Income Inequality Is a Problem—When Caused by Government Meddling - Reason (blog)

Income Inequality Is a Problem—When Caused by Government Meddling - Reason (blog) | real utopias | Scoop.it
Political-economic systems throughout the world are built on deeply rooted and long-established systems of privilege for the well-connected.
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Economist, specialized in political economy and peer-to-peer dynamics; core member of the P2P Foundation