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Occupy Wall Street-Affiliated Group Sides With Federal Judge Jed Rakoff In SEC ... - Huffington Post

Occupy Wall Street-Affiliated Group Sides With Federal Judge Jed Rakoff In SEC ... - Huffington Post | real utopias | Scoop.it
A group affiliated with Occupy Wall Street has come to the defense of a federal judge who is on the ropes in his fight with the Securities and Exchange Commission over whether he can reject a settlement he thinks is unfair.
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Not TINA (There Is No Alternative) but TAPAS: THERE ARE PLENTY OF ALTERNATIVES
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Confusion about political power - Socialist Worker Online

Confusion about political power - Socialist Worker Online | real utopias | Scoop.it
During the Spanish Revolution, there were different interpretations of revolutionary syndicalism within the CNT
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A RESPONSE TO DAVID GRAEBER – I QUIT MY BULLSHIT JOB AND IT FELT FUCKING GREAT

A RESPONSE TO DAVID GRAEBER – I QUIT MY BULLSHIT JOB AND IT FELT FUCKING GREAT | real utopias | Scoop.it
Few essays have ever struck such a personal chord as anthropologist David Graeber’s piece in STRIKE! Magazine – On the Phenomenon of Bullshit Jobs. Graeber argues that despite advances in technolog...
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Ireland's 'Social Revolution' - RealClearPolitics

Ireland's 'Social Revolution' - RealClearPolitics | real utopias | Scoop.it
BOSTON -- Consider the stunned disbelief, perhaps of a somewhat aggressive sort, that would have greeted anyone who might have told a tavern crowd in Dorchester or Southie three decades ago that...
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How the Humanist Movement Fosters Economic Injustice - CounterPunch

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How the Humanist Movement Fosters Economic Injustice
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Slavoj Žižek | The Future of Surveillance | Full Film

"Orwell is for me way too simplistic, even optimistic. Orwell still believes that free love, authentic human relation, and so on and so on, serves against totalitarian ...
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Slavoj Žižek | The Freedom of a Forced Choice | Full Film

In today's global capitalism is no longer needed just "gently" to act ... It just works better with the so-called Asian values ... (and I would of course say that has ...
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Spain: Madrid and Barcelona show -- the greater the unity on the left, the ... - Links International Journal of Socialist Renewal

Spain: Madrid and Barcelona show -- the greater the unity on the left, the ... - Links International Journal of Socialist Renewal | real utopias | Scoop.it
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Civil society leaders seek open dialogue with Cambodian government - Devex

Civil society leaders seek open dialogue with Cambodian government - Devex | real utopias | Scoop.it
Devex Civil society leaders seek open dialogue with Cambodian government Devex “We want … government to be more transparent and to be more participatory.” In response, prominent CSOs in the Southeast Asian country are turning to social media to...
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Soros Sees New World Order Coming; War With China - ValueWalk

Soros Sees New World Order Coming; War With China - ValueWalk | real utopias | Scoop.it
The U.S.could be poised for a third world war with China and one key to avoiding it could be found in currency accommodation, George Soros said in a recent speech to the Bretton Woods Committee in Wa...
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You've met Hillarynomics. Now meet left-of-Hillarynomics.

Joe Stiglitz says the economy's fundamentally broken, and big change is needed to fix it.
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The Great Divide, Nobel Laureate Joseph Stiglitz, Columbia University

Unequal Societies and What We Can Do About Them.
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CUNY TV Special: Senator Elizabeth Warren and Paul Krugman in Conversation [Full Episode]

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Critics of Capitalism Must Include Its Definition - Truth-Out

Critics of Capitalism Must Include Its Definition - Truth-Out | real utopias | Scoop.it
How an economic system organizes the production, appropriation and distribution of its surplus neatly and clearly differentiates capitalism from other systems.
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Joseph Stiglitz: ‘GDP per capita in the UK is lower than it was before the crisis. That is not a success’

Joseph Stiglitz: ‘GDP per capita in the UK is lower than it was before the crisis. That is not a success’ | real utopias | Scoop.it
Nobel prize-winner Joseph Stiglitz is the world’s foremost critic of economic and political inequality.
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Germany’s Pirate Party reveals its true colors - World Socialist Web Site

Germany’s Pirate Party reveals its true colors - World Socialist Web Site | real utopias | Scoop.it
Since taking seats in Berlin’s Senate, the Pirate Party has consistently shown it represents no alternative to the established political parties.
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Paul Krugman Debunks One of the Bigger Economic Hoaxes of Our Time

Paul Krugman Debunks One of the Bigger Economic Hoaxes of Our Time | real utopias | Scoop.it
The techno-revolution will not be televised.

Via Jocelyn Stoller
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Moves for a “left alliance” government accelerate in Portugal - World Socialist Web Site

Moves for a “left alliance” government accelerate in Portugal - World Socialist Web Site | real utopias | Scoop.it
With the Socialist Party unable to significantly capitalize on the disaffection with the government, smaller pseudo-left parties could hold the balance of power.
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Polarizing Development: Introducing Alternatives to Neoliberalism and the Crisis - Socialist Project

Polarizing Development: Introducing Alternatives to Neoliberalism and the Crisis - Socialist Project | real utopias | Scoop.it
Neoliberal economic policies, with their emphasis on market-led development and individual rationality, have been exposed as bankrupt not only by the global economic crisis but also by increasing social opposition and resistance.
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John Riddell: Socialist planning and the bureaucratic economy - Links International Journal of Socialist Renewal

John Riddell: Socialist planning and the bureaucratic economy - Links International Journal of Socialist Renewal | real utopias | Scoop.it
Links International Journal of Socialist Renewal John Riddell: Socialist planning and the bureaucratic economy Links International Journal of Socialist Renewal My approach, however, gives more emphasis to the problem of economic allocation and the...
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Tavis Ford: The Occupy Movement

Tavis is an organizer at large for the last ten years, after emigrating from South Africa to Vancouver, Tavis got an early start in Peace and nuclear disarmament, ...
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OCCUPY CENTRAL HONGKONG Democracy Protest Against China Police fire tear gas at Hongkong Protest

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