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#FemFuture: The Feminist Revolution Will Be Online

#FemFuture: The Feminist Revolution Will Be Online | real utopias | Scoop.it
Online feminism is not a distraction from the broader movement. It’s the greatest mutation of it yet.
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Not TINA (There Is No Alternative) but TAPAS: THERE ARE PLENTY OF ALTERNATIVES
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Interview: Terry Eagleton - Times Higher Education

It has been 50 years since Terry Eagleton, at the age of just 21, became the youngest junior research fellow at Jesus College, Cambridge since the 18th century, thereby embarking on a career that, as early as the 1980s, made him one of the world’s best-known literary critics and left-wing public intellectuals. Given his political reputation, it was perhaps surprising that he went on to become the Thomas Wharton professor of English literature at the University of Oxford, although perhaps less surprising that he was, reputedly, once described by Prince Charles as “that dreadful Terry Eagleton”.

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Noam Chomsky: Austerity Is Just Class War - AlterNet

Noam Chomsky: Austerity Is Just Class War - AlterNet | real utopias | Scoop.it
The esteemed scholar offers his views crisis over Greece's debt problems.
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From the Sexual Revolution to the LGBT Revolution: How Did We Get Here? - Breitbart News

From the Sexual Revolution to the LGBT Revolution: How Did We Get Here? - Breitbart News | real utopias | Scoop.it
We have witnessed the effects of the sexual revolution. We have allowed ourselves as a country to place our own individualism first instead of placing what’s good for children and families first. The result: a society that says live and let live.
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Chomsky: Greece's Syriza & Spain's Podemos Face "Savage Response" Taking ... - Democracy Now! (blog)

Chomsky: Greece's Syriza & Spain's Podemos Face "Savage Response" Taking ... - Democracy Now! (blog) | real utopias | Scoop.it
As Greece defaults and faces a referendum this Sunday on a new bailout package, watch Noam Chomsky on Europe’s "savage response" to the pushback against austerity demands.
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Can free thinking continue amid authoritarian culture? - Times Higher Education

Can free thinking continue amid authoritarian culture? - Times Higher Education | real utopias | Scoop.it
With Hungary accused of ‘undermining democratic values’, Malcolm Gillies considers to what extent universities with a liberal mission can flourish in ‘illiberal’ societies
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Greece: The Troika demands Tsipras’ head on a plate

Greece: The Troika demands Tsipras’ head on a plate | real utopias | Scoop.it
oxiAs the referendum approaches, political polarisation is reaching unprecedented levels in Greece. Events in the last 48h have revealed the sham of bourgeois democracy, as the Troika is not prepared to accept the Greek government’s willingness to make concessions and demands Tsipras’ removal. The conclusion is unavoidable: there is no way to end austerity within the limits of capitalism, and even less within the strait-jacket of the German dominated capitalist eurozone.
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Photo Essay: Spain's Democratic Uprising - The Indypendent

Photo Essay: Spain's Democratic Uprising - The Indypendent | real utopias | Scoop.it

In Spain, the government’s economic austerity policies have contributed to an unemployment rate of 23 percent, mass home foreclosures and evictions and a deep distrust of an entrenched political class. It has also inspired the rise of a new generation of leftist politicians who are shaking up Spain’s political landscape.

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Sixty years after Freedom Charter, South Africa struggle continues - Workers World

Events that took place on June 25-26, 1955, in Kliptown, South Africa, represented a turning point in the national liberation struggle in that apartheid-dominated state.
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EU must lead by example on gender equality - TheParliamentMagazine.eu (blog)

EU must lead by example on gender equality - TheParliamentMagazine.eu (blog) | real utopias | Scoop.it
TheParliamentMagazine.eu (blog) EU must lead by example on gender equality TheParliamentMagazine.eu (blog) The EESC is the 'house of civil society' and its role is to promote participatory democracy and advance the values upon which European...
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The Greek short-cut referendum drama - swissinfo.ch

The Greek short-cut referendum drama - swissinfo.ch | real utopias | Scoop.it
With a vote on the complex bailout terms in Greece this weekend, Europe and the world once again has to revisit its suboptimal handling of modern ...
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Ella Baker and the Politics of Hope -- Lessons From the Civil Rights Movement - Huffington Post

Ella Baker and the Politics of Hope -- Lessons From the Civil Rights Movement - Huffington Post | real utopias | Scoop.it
As I argued recently, Pope Francis' climate encyclical, Laudato Si, shows powerful resources in Catholic and other faith traditions for addressing the challenge of climate change.
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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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Economist, specialized in political economy and peer-to-peer dynamics; core member of the P2P Foundation