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Immanuel Wallerstein on Theory & Sociology

Immanuel Wallerstein on Theory & Sociology | real utopias | Scoop.it

Immanuel Wallerstein is a U.S sociologist and historical social scientist. He is most famous for his contributions to the field of analysis that would come to be called World-System Theory alongside Andre Gunder Frank, Terence Hopkins, Samir Amin, and Giovanni Arrighi. His though has been influenced by Marxism, Fernand Braudel, dependency theory and the world revolutionary upsurge of 1968. He is the author of the multi-volume The Modern World-System series of books, as well as World-Systems Analysis: An Introduction, Historical Capitalism and many others.

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Not TINA (There Is No Alternative) but TAPAS: THERE ARE PLENTY OF ALTERNATIVES
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The Rising Anti-Intellectualism in China: Part I - Council on Foreign Relations (blog)

The Rising Anti-Intellectualism in China: Part I - Council on Foreign Relations (blog) | real utopias | Scoop.it
On June 10, a blogger named Zhou Xiaoping was elected to head the newly established China Online Writers Association in Sichuan ...
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Is Pope Francis the World's Most Powerful Transhumanist? - Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies

Is Pope Francis the World's Most Powerful Transhumanist? - Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies | real utopias | Scoop.it
I remember once while on a trip to Arizona asking a long-time resident of Phoenix why anyone would want to live in such a godforsaken place.
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Greece's show of defiance - Socialist Worker Online

Greece's show of defiance - Socialist Worker Online | real utopias | Scoop.it
The SYRIZA government's decision to hold a referendum on European demands for yet more austerity has opened up a new political situation.
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The age of participatory democracy - Policy Network

The age of participatory democracy - Policy Network | real utopias | Scoop.it
To regain the initiative, Labour will have to fashion a genuinely new politics.
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CHINAs SEXUAL REVOLUTION best documentary 2015

CHINAs SEXUAL REVOLUTION- best documentary 2015. advexontube.com Revolution and its sizzling Economic Revolution. But you havent heard about its ...
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The Middle East needs a sexual revolution - Qantara.de

The Middle East needs a sexual revolution - Qantara.de | real utopias | Scoop.it
As long as there is no true revolution, women in Islamic countries will remain second-class citizens, believes the controversial Egyptian journalist Mona Eltahawy.
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The dramatic shift in south European politics - Morning Star Online

The dramatic shift in south European politics - Morning Star Online | real utopias | Scoop.it
James Petras examines how an increasingly radicalised middle class has led to the rise of the populist left in Greece, Spain and Italy
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Greek crisis shows the eurozone is a thug enforcer for capitalism - Politics.co.uk (blog)

Greek crisis shows the eurozone is a thug enforcer for capitalism - Politics.co.uk (blog) | real utopias | Scoop.it
Syriza and the Greek people are being punished for daring to think that the public should have a say over their economic destiny.
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How did the same-sex marriage revolution sweep the nation so quickly? - fox2now.com

How did the same-sex marriage revolution sweep the nation so quickly? - fox2now.com | real utopias | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON -- A recruiting setback for Democrats, a disappointment for community service groups and two insights on the same-sex marriage ruling helped fill our final Sunday trip around the Inside ...
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Noam Chomsky on Atheism, Religion, and the Scientific Method

Noam Chomsky speaks about Atheism, Religion, and Science in an interview. Z Video Productions. February 2010. Interviewer - Michael Albert, co-founder of Z ...
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Joseph Stiglitz: It’s Time to Get Radical on Inequality

Joseph Stiglitz: It’s Time to Get Radical on Inequality | real utopias | Scoop.it
Published on Jun 26, 2015 America’s economic system has failed by not raising living standards for most.
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Why Should We Support the Idea of Universal Basic Income? - Huffington Post

Why Should We Support the Idea of Universal Basic Income? - Huffington Post | real utopias | Scoop.it
So what exactly would you do, if you were guaranteed $1,000 per month for the rest of your life? And yes, that's around what the amount would most likely be here in the United States, at least at first.
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An interview with Bernie Sanders: Deficit Hawk

An interview with Bernie Sanders: Deficit Hawk | real utopias | Scoop.it
Sanders says he has known Elizabeth Warren since before she was Elizabeth Warren.
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The Institute for New Economic Thinking

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Nobel laureate Stiglitz, author of The Price of Inequality and The Great Divide, studies the forces driving inequality and what is at stake if it continues. In his view, bad economic thinking deserves part of the blame — fanciful ideas like trickle-down and the notion that economists should try to increase the size of the economic pie and let the politicians worry about distribution. On the contrary, Stiglitz sees distribution as a problem economists must confront. He warns that an economic system that doesn't raise standards of living for most Americans is a failure.

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'The Singularity & Socialism' - an interview with author C. James Townsend - Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies

'The Singularity & Socialism' - an interview with author C. James Townsend - Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies | real utopias | Scoop.it
The Singularity is near! That’s what a lot of us futurists have been planning for since we first came to understand the exponential growth rate of information technologies.
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Supreme deliverance for GOP - Fox News

Supreme deliverance for GOP - Fox News | real utopias | Scoop.it
Supreme Court rulings on same sex marriage and ObamaCare keep Republicans from intraparty warfare and unite the party for 2016. 
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Joseph Stiglitz: It’s Time to Get Radical on Inequality

America's economic system has failed by not raising living standards for most. Nobel laureate Stiglitz, author of The Price of Inequality and The Great Divide, ...
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Bernie Sanders & Cornel West: The radical alliance that could change everything - Salon

Bernie Sanders & Cornel West: The radical alliance that could change everything - Salon | real utopias | Scoop.it
As the democratic socialist from Vermont tries to do the impossible, the firebrand academic could help
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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. Boring waiting or missed the schedule? WATCH IN HD: ...
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Class, capitalism and the tech industry - Socialist Worker Online

Class, capitalism and the tech industry - Socialist Worker Online | real utopias | Scoop.it
The tech industry has constructed a series of myths that obscure the realities of class power, exploitation and oppression.
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Economist, specialized in political economy and peer-to-peer dynamics; core member of the P2P Foundation