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How Mexico used banks to uplift the poor - GlobalPost (blog)

How Mexico used banks to uplift the poor - GlobalPost (blog) | real utopias | Scoop.it
Last month, during Germany’s “Blockupy” protests in Frankfurt, police warned bankers not to wear suits and keep a low profile as 25,000 marchers swarmed the streets with banners reading “Break the Banks’ Power!” Earlier in Spain, riot police protected Caja Madrid bank as citizens made clear their view that the bank “cheats, defrauds and throws people out of their houses.”
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Not TINA (There Is No Alternative) but TAPAS: THERE ARE PLENTY OF ALTERNATIVES
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ʬ History Of The American Revolution YouTube

ʬ The American Revolution was a political upheaval that took place between 1765 and 1783 during which rebels in Thirteen American Colonies overthrew the ...
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Slavoj Zizek - Haiti Revolution and Napoleon

Slavoj Zizek, in this segment of a longer discussion, describes an interesting facet of the Haitian Revolution. There is too much facets to summarise here without ...
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Slavoj Zizek - Fundamentalism and Modernity

In this segment of a larger lecture, Slavoj Zizek discusses the complexities of fundamentalism and terrorism that extend beyond religion and the usual political ...
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Noam Chomsky Brilliant Speech The Youth & The Mass Media False Reality & History

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David Harvey - The Crises of Capitalism [Full Episode]

David Harvey - The Crises of Capitalism David Harvey - The Crises of Capitalism David Harvey - The Crises of Capitalism David Harvey - The Crises of ...
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David Harvey - Seventeen Contradictions and the End of Capitalism. 26/05/2015 Istanbul

"Seventeen Contradictions is the most dangerous book I have ever written. It is also the latest (and maybe the last) of a series of books that I refer to in retrospect ...
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Why Occupy? - Dissident Voice

Why Occupy? - Dissident Voice | real utopias | Scoop.it
In our last publication, we addressed some of the problems of the TPP. It endangers the planet, threatens labor, violates human rights, and it globalizes free
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Chris Hedges: Occupy Movement - Banks, Capitalism, Demands and Economic Inequality (2012)

The Occupy movement is an international protest movement against social and economic inequality, its primary goal being to make the economic and political .
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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

How the Humanist Movement Fosters Economic Injustice - CounterPunch | real utopias | Scoop.it
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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