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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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Slavoj Zizek. Lacan’s four discourses and the real. 2014

http://www.egs.edu/ Slavoj Zizek, Slovenian philosopher and cultural critic, talking about the theoretical richness of Lacan's four discourses: the master's ...
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A principled approach to migration - European Council on Foreign Relations

The EU needs a long-term approach based on real solidarity.
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David Graeber: UK in a Globalised World

David Graeber: UK in a Globalised World | real utopias | Scoop.it
The man who coined the rallying cry for the Occupy Wall Street movement, "We are the 99%", David Graeber, American anthropologist, activist, author and teacher at the London School of Economics, le...
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Social media 'activism' and how it's largely impotent - Rand Daily Mail

Social media 'activism' and how it's largely impotent - Rand Daily Mail | real utopias | Scoop.it
The Rand Daily Mail – The National Conversation in opinion pieces from Times Media newspapers
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A People's History in the Portuguese Revolution 1974-75 | By Raquel Varela (Lisbon, Bertrand, 2014)

A teaser -or booktrailer- by Tiago Gaspar Abreu, videomaker. A book by Raquel Cardeira Varela*, social labour historian. A revolution made by millions 'from ...
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6 surprising ways progressives are kicking ass in Congress - Raw Story

6 surprising ways progressives are kicking ass in Congress - Raw Story | real utopias | Scoop.it
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6 surprising ways progressives are kicking ass in Congress
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Arguably, people with left-of-center positions on key domestic issues have more power on Capitol Hill this year than they've had since the Great Society era of the 1960s.
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The Myth of “Value-Free” Social Science - Dissident Voice

The Myth of “Value-Free” Social Science - Dissident Voice | real utopias | Scoop.it
For many decades, mainstream social scientists, mostly conservative, have argued that political commitments and scientific research are incompatible. Against
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An Introduction To What Is Going On In Latin America - CounterCurrents.org

An Introduction To What Is Going On In Latin America - CounterCurrents.org | real utopias | Scoop.it

With the Middle East in flames, NATO trying to start World War III in Ukraine while the European Union’s economy stagnates, Africa torn by low-level wars, and China re-entering the world stage in an assertive manner, there’s one region of the world that is relatively quiet: South America.(Oops—Obama just blew that by declaring Venezuela a “national security threat” to the US. But, never mind.) Yet some of the most interesting and far-reaching changes in the world are taking place in this region. And these two books are excellent entries into understanding current developments in the region.

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Occupy Capitalism

The Great Recession and the resulting Eurozone debt crisis has given spark to a new revolution around the world against the economic status quo and the ...
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The American Dream is a myth, says Nobel-prize winner Joseph Stiglitz

The American Dream is a myth, says Nobel-prize winner Joseph Stiglitz | real utopias | Scoop.it
America trails other countries in economic mobility, says economist Joseph Stiglitz
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Noam Chomsky Gives Lecture at UMass Boston - The Mass Media

Noam Chomsky Gives Lecture at UMass Boston - The Mass Media | real utopias | Scoop.it
On April 15, Noam Chomsky gave a lecture titled "The Common Good: Assaults and Resistance" to approximately 600 attendees at the Campus Center Ballroom in the University of Massachusetts Boston, answering audience questions after.
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Xenophobia In South Africa: Driven By Apartheid Legacy Of White Monopoly ... - CounterCurrents.org

Xenophobia In South Africa: Driven By Apartheid Legacy Of White Monopoly ... - CounterCurrents.org | real utopias | Scoop.it
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Noam Chomsky at UMass Boston: "The Common Good:Assaults and Resistance"

Tuesday, April 14th, 2015 Campus Center at UMass Boston Reporting at the event: ...
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Noam Chomsky: Greek Debt Must Be Written Off, Brussels Are Destroying Greece - Greek Reporter

Noam Chomsky: Greek Debt Must Be Written Off, Brussels Are Destroying Greece - Greek Reporter | real utopias | Scoop.it
His belief that the Greek debt should be written off expressed the internationally acclaimed American nobelist scholar Noam Chomsky.
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J Stiglitz (1) "The Price of Inequality How Today´s Divided Society Endangers our Future" [Full Epis

J Stiglitz (1) "The Price of Inequality How Today´s Divided Society Endangers our Future" J Stiglitz (1) "The Price of Inequality How Today´s Divided Society ...
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Dissident Activist Joins Forces with Cuba's Anarcho-Capitalists - PanAm Post

Dissident Activist Joins Forces with Cuba's Anarcho-Capitalists - PanAm Post | real utopias | Scoop.it
"I was always an anarcho-capitalist, I just didn't know it," says Ana Olema, the Cuban activist and artist who continues to battle repression on the island.
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Slavoj Žižek: Why 'Political Correctness' Gets In Its Own Way - Big Think (blog)

Slavoj Žižek: Why 'Political Correctness' Gets In Its Own Way - Big Think (blog) | real utopias | Scoop.it
Philosopher Slavoj Žižek points out several hypocrisies of political correctness while addressing how contemporary totalitarians construct social boundaries to control the population.
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The French Revolution History Channel Full Documentary HD

The French Revolution [Documentary] [History Channel Copyright 2005: A & E Television Networks. If you are fan of History videos subcsrible our channel to ...
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Noam Chomsky: Yemen is the most extraordinary global terrorism campaign in history

Professor Noam Chomsky joins Afshin to discuss the major crisis in the West. From the 'terror-generating' drone strikes in Yemen which leads to Al Qaeda's ...
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Noam Chomsky: Neoliberal assault led to significant decline in democracy

Afshin Rattansi goes underground with Noam Chomsky on the crisis engulfing the West. From drone strikes in Yemen to potential conflict with Russia over the ...
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