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Greek President warns of ‘social explosion’ – by whom? « Darker Net

Greek President warns of ‘social explosion’ – by whom? « Darker Net | real utopias | Scoop.it

The Greek President has reportedly issued a statement (see below) indicating that he expects a ‘social explosion’ soon. This meshes with the statement, published on a blog last November, by the former Greek ambassador to Canada. Either both men are genuinely concerned that there are revolutionary or counter-revolutionary elements at work, or their statements are disingenuous and the Greek Government is preparing the way for a security clampdown. 

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Not TINA (There Is No Alternative) but TAPAS: THERE ARE PLENTY OF ALTERNATIVES
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Caltrops and Systems Disruption - Global Guerrillas

Caltrops and Systems Disruption - Global Guerrillas | real utopias | Scoop.it
Some of the recent protests over Furguson have attempted to block traffic (LA and Boston) to cause delays. Here's an example (note the barricades on the left). Of course, this method isn't much of a danger.
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History And Criticism Of The Labor Theory Of Value In English Political Economy

History And Criticism Of The Labor Theory Of Value In English Political Economy | real utopias | Scoop.it
History And Criticism Of The Labor Theory Of Value In English Political Economy Offer Price $19.55 ISBN:1432530267 Authors Albert C.
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FBI keeps lid on sniper plot to kill 'Occupy Wall Street' organizers - Police State USA

FBI keeps lid on sniper plot to kill 'Occupy Wall Street' organizers - Police State USA | real utopias | Scoop.it
Heavily redacted FBI memos confirm that the FBI was aware of a plot to assassinate the Houston organizers of "Occupy Wall Street,"
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Žižek and Dupuy: Religion, Secularism, and Political Belonging - Nov. 1, 2014 Interview

On October 31, 2014, Slavoj Žižek and Jean-Pierre Dupuy participated in a public forum on modern religion at Portland State University's Smith Center Student...
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An Anarchist Critique of the Cuban “Revolution” - Dissident Voice

An Anarchist Critique of the Cuban “Revolution” - Dissident Voice | real utopias | Scoop.it
Regime change in Cuba? Che rolling in his grave? The first shriek comes from a liberal, the latter a Marxist. With all due respect to both, I think the former
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What Stalled the Gender Revolution? Child Care That Costs More Than College Tuition

What Stalled the Gender Revolution? Child Care That Costs More Than College Tuition | real utopias | Scoop.it
I am probably a familiar type to you. I went to college, got a master’s degree, started a career, married, and had my first child late, at 35. I was working as editor-in-chief of a fiction magazine called Zoetrope: All-Story when I became pregnant.
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Greece’s radical left could kill off austerity in the EU

Greece’s radical left could kill off austerity in the EU | real utopias | Scoop.it
Owen Jones: If Syriza wins a possible snap poll in the new year, positive repercussions could be felt across Europe
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Kurds advance against IS group in Syria, Iraq

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BEIRUT (AP) — Kurdish fighters advanced on the Islamic State extremist group in Iraq and Syria on Saturday, pushing into the contested, refugee-packed Sinjar mountains and gaining ground in the embattled Syrian border town of Kobani after heavy clashes, Kurdish officials and an activist group said.
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"The Day When Change Will Come" – It's Time To Break the Vicious Circle of Capitalism

"The Day When Change Will Come" – It's Time To Break the Vicious Circle of Capitalism | real utopias | Scoop.it
Traditional, indigenous peoples may now stand as one of the world’s best defenses against global capitalism's endless, suicidal cycle of consumption.
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The world is on the edge of a US-Russia nuke wipeout war: Chomsky - News Every day

The world is on the edge of a US-Russia nuke wipeout war: Chomsky - News Every day | real utopias | Scoop.it
In an exclusive interview, US intellectual commentator, Noam Chomsky, warns the world of an impending nuclear war threat due to a Cold War between the US and Russia.
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City Link collapse: union meets administrators in effort to save jobs - The Guardian

City Link collapse: union meets administrators in effort to save jobs - The Guardian | real utopias | Scoop.it
RMT union vows to do everything it can to prevent nearly 3,000 job losses at Coventry-based parcel delivery firm
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Immanuel Wallerstein: U.S. standing in the Middle East - Shabka

Immanuel Wallerstein: U.S. standing in the Middle East - Shabka | real utopias | Scoop.it
U.S. standing in the Middle East (and elsewhere) has been eroding for almost 50 years.
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Why We Won’t Wait » CounterPunch: Tells the Facts, Names the Names

Why We Won’t Wait » CounterPunch: Tells the Facts, Names the Names | real utopias | Scoop.it

Wait. Patience. Stay Calm. “This is a country that allows everybody to express their views,” said the first Black president, “allows them to peacefully assemble, to protest actions that they think are unjust.” Don’t disrupt, express. Justice will be served. We respect the rule of law. This is America.

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14 Things We Learned About Money in Politics in 2014 | Brennan Center for Justice

14 Things We Learned About Money in Politics in 2014 | Brennan Center for Justice | real utopias | Scoop.it
The Brennan Center for Justice is a non-partisan public policy and law institute that focuses on the fundamental issues of democracy and justice.
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Global Power Project: Bilderberg Group and the Cult of Austerity

Global Power Project: Bilderberg Group and the Cult of Austerity | real utopias | Scoop.it
If you’ve been to Bilderberg, chances are you’re a fan of austerity: promoting it, demanding it, implementing it and profiting from it.
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A new public security law in Spain is taking away people’s right to speak out about the financial crisis

A new public security law in Spain is taking away people’s right to speak out about the financial crisis | real utopias | Scoop.it
Spain’s new security law sparks protests across country.
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ZCommunications » “Syrian Kurds: This is a Genuine Revolution”

ZCommunications » “Syrian Kurds: This is a Genuine Revolution” | real utopias | Scoop.it
Professor of Anthropology at the London School of Economics, activist, anarchist David Graeber had written an article for the Guardian in October, in the first weeks of the ISIS attacks to Kobane (North Syria), and asked why the world was ignoring the revolutionary Syrian Kurds.
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Republicans prepare for battle with unions in 2015, after midterm gains - Fox News

Republicans prepare for battle with unions in 2015, after midterm gains - Fox News | real utopias | Scoop.it
Republicans in statehouses across the country are plotting a tough new campaign to check the power of labor unions and chip away at their political influence.
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The Islamic State is failing at being a state - Washington Post

The Islamic State is failing at being a state - Washington Post | real utopias | Scoop.it
Across the group’s territory in Iraq and Syria, a breakdown of services and deepening deprivation call into question its ability to govern and its sustainability.
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Marxism Is Still Alive (1) - Eesti elu

Marxism Is Still Alive (1) - Eesti elu | real utopias | Scoop.it
Nikolaas de Jong , Brussels Journal, 2014-12-24
Looking at the world today, it would seem that Samuel Huntington's thesis of a coming clash of civilizations has been entirely vindicated by the facts.
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David Harvey, “I’m skeptical about the idea of reforming neoliberalism” 2/4

David Harvey, “I’m skeptical about the idea of reforming neoliberalism” 2/4 | real utopias | Scoop.it
Due to my workload, I need to break this little project into four pieces. I’ll try to get one published every night and will gather them all together in a few days. As always, comments/corrections ...
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Noam Chomsky (2014) "Economics and Classical Liberalism" - YouTube

Date - July 23, 2014 Thanks to Parecon Finland.
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Economist, specialized in political economy and peer-to-peer dynamics; core member of the P2P Foundation