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Open-source, open world | TED Playlists | TED

Open-source, open world | TED Playlists | TED | real utopias | Scoop.it
Embrace our wide-open shareable future -- where everything's hackable and the power of the crowd propels innovation.
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Not TINA (There Is No Alternative) but TAPAS: THERE ARE PLENTY OF ALTERNATIVES
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ISIS Is a Disgrace to True Fundamentalism

ISIS Is a Disgrace to True Fundamentalism | real utopias | Scoop.it
If these so-called fundamentalists believe they have found their way to Truth, why are they threatened by nonbelievers?
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Sustainability and social movements: interview with David Harvey

Sustainability and social movements: interview with David Harvey | real utopias | Scoop.it
Interview with David Harvey performed by our colleagues Ecosistema Urbano about the concept of sustainability and social movements.
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A Note on Syriza: Indebted Yes, but Not Guilty!

A Note on Syriza: Indebted Yes, but Not Guilty! | real utopias | Scoop.it
'The idea one gets from our media is that the Syriza government in Greece is composed of a bunch of populist extremists who advocate 'irrational' and 'irresponsible' populist measures.
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Beyond our shores: Europhobia and the BBC - Open Democracy

Beyond our shores: Europhobia and the BBC - Open Democracy | real utopias | Scoop.it
Beyond our shores: Europhobia and the BBC Open Democracy In a climate of intense cynicism towards transnational governance a large chunk of the English language media has reflected an idea of Europe as it is presented by the Westminster elite, as...
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Slavoj Zizek | What Is Fascism? | Short Film

Fascism (/fæʃɪzəm/) is a form of radical authoritarian nationalism that came to prominence in early 20th-century Europe. Influenced by national syndicalism, ...
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Slavoj Žižek (2015) "I Don't Care About Surveillance"

Slavoj Zizek on why he doesn't care about surveillance.
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3 Lessons from the French Revolution European Policymakers Should Keep in ... - TIME

3 Lessons from the French Revolution European Policymakers Should Keep in ... - TIME | real utopias | Scoop.it
The moment has come to diversify our analogy portfolio
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What did Libyans gain from the revolution? - Al-Monitor: the Pulse of the Middle East

What did Libyans gain from the revolution? - Al-Monitor: the Pulse of the Middle East | real utopias | Scoop.it
Four years into the Libyan civil war and the revolution that toppled Moammar Gadhafi’s regime, thousands of Libyans remain displaced in their own country as political, social and economic problems continue to worsen.
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Time to pay attention when Noam Chomsky and Henry Kissinger agree on Ukraine - Stop the War Coalition

Time to pay attention when Noam Chomsky and Henry Kissinger agree on Ukraine - Stop the War Coalition | real utopias | Scoop.it
Time to pay attention when Noam #Chomsky & Henry #Kissinger agree on #Ukraine - Stop the War Coalition: http://t.co/9Br16xdF0W … … #bbcdp
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Marxist philosopher and cultural critic Slavoj Žižek offers a hot take on Greek bailout negotiations

Marxist philosopher and cultural critic Slavoj Žižek offers a hot take on Greek bailout negotiations | real utopias | Scoop.it
What does Slovenian Marxist philosopher and cultural critic Slavoj Žižek think about the Greek bailout extension?
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Noam Chomsky to Return to UA - UANews (press release)

Noam Chomsky to Return to UA - UANews (press release) | real utopias | Scoop.it
When Noam Chomsky spoke at the University of Arizona in 2012, the atmosphere inside Centennial Hall felt like a rock concert.
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Students are right to march against the markets. Why can’t education be free? | David Graeber

Students are right to march against the markets. Why can’t education be free? | David Graeber | real utopias | Scoop.it
David Graeber: After the 2008 crash, the most sensible reform would have been to make the financial system more like education, not vice versa
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Cuba's revolution generation: few regrets - Yahoo News UK

Cuba's revolution generation: few regrets - Yahoo News UK | real utopias | Scoop.it
Communist Cuba's revolution has held sway for so long -- 56 years -- that those who remember no other system are nearing retirement age with a mixture of fond memories, and just a few regrets.
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The Role of the Youth in a Participatory Democracy: A Summary of Seminar Proceedings - Afesis Corplan

The Role of the Youth in a Participatory Democracy: A Summary of Seminar Proceedings - Afesis Corplan | real utopias | Scoop.it
Afesis-corplan: non-governmental organisation committed to the practice and promotion of democracy in local government and community-driven development through sustainable settlements
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Michael Parenti on Preserving the Status Quo - YouTube

Michael Parenti is an American social critic. His speech criticizes the elite circles behind the Kennedy assassination and the intellectual circles who refus...
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Utopia and Its Discontents – The Los Angeles Review of Books

Utopia and Its Discontents – The Los Angeles Review of Books | real utopias | Scoop.it
SLAWOMIR SIERAKOWSKI is the founder and leader of Krytyka Polityczna (Political Critique), an Eastern European movement of liberal intellectuals, artists, and activists, with branches in Ukraine and Russia.
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The theoretical and historical origins of the pseudo-left - World Socialist Web Site

The theoretical and historical origins of the pseudo-left - World Socialist Web Site | real utopias | Scoop.it
This 2012 report by WSWS International Editorial Board Chairman David North provides the critical theoretical and historical background to the events in Greece, where the pseudo-left Syriza has risen to state power and rapidly capitulated to the...
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Slavoj Žižek (2015) "The Need To Censor Our Dreams" [MUST WATCH!]

Slavoj Zizek on The Need To Censor Our Dreams.
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Michael Parenti on “Left” Support for the Democratic Party

Michael Parenti on “Left” Support for the Democratic Party | real utopias | Scoop.it
  “Left anticommunists find any association with communist organizations to be morally unacceptable because of the 'crimes of communism.' Yet many of them are themselves associated with the De...
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The 21st century belongs to China: Why the new Silk Road threatens to end America’s economic dominance

The 21st century belongs to China: Why the new Silk Road threatens to end America’s economic dominance | real utopias | Scoop.it
Beijing is building a trans-Siberian railway system that rivals the Marshall Plan in its ambition and global reach
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Neo-Marxist philosopher and cultural critic Slavoj Žižek offers a hot take on Greek bailout negotiations

Neo-Marxist philosopher and cultural critic Slavoj Žižek offers a hot take on Greek bailout negotiations | real utopias | Scoop.it
Greece admits its debt without guilt, which is a win in Žižek's mind.
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Russian Dissident Slams U.S. Media and the Left | The Progressive

Russian Dissident Slams U.S. Media and the Left | The Progressive | real utopias | Scoop.it
RT @theprogressive: At @UWMadison lecture, Russian dissident Boris Kagarlitsky slams US media and the Left http://t.co/wdLg1f3E1J #Russia #…
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Tariq Ali on fierce socialist Ralph Miliband: 'There was music in his delivery' - The Guardian

Tariq Ali on fierce socialist Ralph Miliband: 'There was music in his delivery' - The Guardian | real utopias | Scoop.it
Ed Miliband’s late father became a staunch anticapitalist as a teenager and remained one all his life.
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Michael Parenti on the Threat of US Imperialism, November 2013

Here's the long-awaited video of Michael Parenti's speech on the threat of US imperialism which he gave at the Revolution Banquet held in Vancouver in Novemb...
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Economist, specialized in political economy and peer-to-peer dynamics; core member of the P2P Foundation