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The Legacy of Hugo Chavez: The Revolution Within the Revolution Will Continue - Center for Research on Globalization

The Legacy of Hugo Chavez: The Revolution Within the Revolution Will Continue - Center for Research on Globalization | real utopias | Scoop.it

 The death of Hugo Chávez is a great loss to the people of Venezuela who have been lifted out of poverty and have created a deep participatory democracy. Chavez was a leader who, in unity with the people, was able to free Venezuela from the grips of US Empire, bring dignity to the poor and working class, and was central to a Latin American revolt against US domination

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Not TINA (There Is No Alternative) but TAPAS: THERE ARE PLENTY OF ALTERNATIVES
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The challenge of Podemos - International Socialism Journal

The challenge of Podemos - International Socialism Journal | real utopias | Scoop.it
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Noam Chomsky "Every Post-War American President Should Be Hanged" - YouTube

"If the Nuremberg laws were applied, then every post-war American president would have been hanged."

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Noam Chomsky - Education For Whom and For What? - YouTube

Noam Chomsky, a world-renowned linguist, intellectual and political activist,

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Professor Noam Chomsky Explains Why Martin Luther King Jr. Was Assassinated - Atlanta Blackstar

Professor Noam Chomsky Explains Why Martin Luther King Jr. Was Assassinated - Atlanta Blackstar | real utopias | Scoop.it
Video by Noam Chomsky’s Views.
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Robert Fisk on the CIA torture report: Once again language is distorted in order to hide US state wrongdoing

Robert Fisk on the CIA torture report: Once again language is distorted in order to hide US state wrongdoing | real utopias | Scoop.it
Thank God for Noam Chomsky. Not for his lifetime of eviscerating assaults on our political hypocrisy, but for his linguistics.
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Marxism 2014 Why Marx was right, Terry Eagleton

Why Marx was right, Terry Eagleton MARXISM 2014 DUBLIN A Festival of Ideas and Resistance Hosted by the Socialist Workers Party 14 - 16 November 2014 Teacher...
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What the 'Sharing Economy' Costs Workers - KQED

What the 'Sharing Economy' Costs Workers - KQED | real utopias | Scoop.it
Critics say the tech startups are normalizing what is really unprotected, deregulated contract labor.
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Carne Ross on Participatory or Direct Democracy. - YouTube

Carne Ross, former UK diplomat and founder of "Independent Diplomat", explains why we need a more participatory democracy for our future survival. Please lea...
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Anarchism: from theory to practice - Daniel Guerin

Anarchism: from theory to practice - Daniel Guerin | real utopias | Scoop.it
Daniel Guerin's book about the theoretical basis of anarchism, and its practical application to the real world in selected historical examples.
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Joseph Stiglitz on Why the Rich Are Getting Richer -- and Why It Could Get ... - Huffington Post

Joseph Stiglitz on Why the Rich Are Getting Richer -- and Why It Could Get ... - Huffington Post | real utopias | Scoop.it
In this interview, he explores the work of Thomas Piketty and the need for the field of economics -- and the country -- to come to terms with the growing gulf between haves and have-nots....
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Interview: bread, freedom and social justice - Open Democracy

Interview: bread, freedom and social justice - Open Democracy | real utopias | Scoop.it
The authors of Bread, Freedom and Social Justice discuss the lessons of the past few years for the labour movement and political activism in Egypt, so that we can move forward.
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Michael Parenti on imperialism, wars, crisis , politics and bailouts - YouTube

Recommendation: the Pulse TV & Maverick Media team is independent grassroots media providing progressive coverage of local and global issues since 2003. mave...
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Noam Chomsky On Artificial Intelligence , Cognitive Science , and Neuroscience - YouTube

Brains, Minds and Machines Symposium, May, 2011, at MIT. Keynote Panel: The Golden Age A Look at the Original Roots of Artificial Intelligence, Cognitive Sci...
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Slavoj Zizek, Protest, Anonymous and City of Angels, Free Thinking - BBC Radio 3

Slavoj Zizek, Protest, Anonymous and City of Angels, Free Thinking - BBC Radio 3 | real utopias | Scoop.it
Philip Dodd presents. With Slavoj Zizek, City of Angels and debating protest movements.
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The Age of Exuberance - Esquire (blog)

The Age of Exuberance - Esquire (blog) | real utopias | Scoop.it
Surprisingly, fifteen years into a new century that has seen tragedy follow trauma follow disaster, the leadership class that has come of age during that time is relentlessly optimistic and giddily hopeful.
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When Regulators Are Blind to Rules - New York Times

When Regulators Are Blind to Rules - New York Times | real utopias | Scoop.it
In the United States, a series of crises sent out warning signals that were not heeded.
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How should we measure wellbeing? - Agenda I The World Economic Forum

How should we measure wellbeing? - Agenda I The World Economic Forum | real utopias | Scoop.it
Ida Kubiszewski outlines the alternative national indicators of welfare and wellbeing to GDP.
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Wild Elephants Could Disappear Within A Generation

Wild Elephants Could Disappear Within A Generation | real utopias | Scoop.it
The slaughter of Africa's elephants and the illegal trade in ivory in China are "out of control."
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How Capitalism is Making Us Sick: Part Two

How Capitalism is Making Us Sick: Part Two | real utopias | Scoop.it
Free to Distribute! Word document for parts one and two; thirteen pages! How Capitalism is Making Us Sick: Part One. "Privatization does not mean you take a public institution and give it to some n...
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Why the US-Cuba Deal Really Is a Victory for the Cuban Revolution - The Nation.

Why the US-Cuba Deal Really Is a Victory for the Cuban Revolution - The Nation. | real utopias | Scoop.it
The left should recall and applaud the long resistance of tiny Cuba to the northern Goliath.
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"Corporations Are Not People": A Lawyer's Book About Fighting Back Against Corporate Personhood

"Corporations Are Not People": A Lawyer's Book About Fighting Back Against Corporate Personhood | real utopias | Scoop.it
After Citizens United, says Jeff Clements, “I felt that I couldn't just leave it at that, that democracy is really on the line, that the country is on the line – I don't think it's an exaggeration to say that humanity is on the line.”...
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The argument that most workers are better off without unions - Washington Post

The argument that most workers are better off without unions - Washington Post | real utopias | Scoop.it
James Sherk, of the Heritage Foundation, makes the case that declining union membership isn't hurting the middle class, and is in fact, helping.
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