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Structural Crisis in the World-System: Where Do We Go from Here? :: Monthly Review

Structural Crisis in the World-System: Where Do We Go from Here? :: Monthly Review | real utopias | Scoop.it
I have written repeatedly on the structural crisis in the world-system, most recently in New Left Review in 2010. So, I shall just summarize my position, without arguing it in detail. I shall state my position as a set of premises.
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Not TINA (There Is No Alternative) but TAPAS: THERE ARE PLENTY OF ALTERNATIVES
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Critics of Capitalism Must Include Its Definition - Truth-Out

Critics of Capitalism Must Include Its Definition - Truth-Out | real utopias | Scoop.it
How an economic system organizes the production, appropriation and distribution of its surplus neatly and clearly differentiates capitalism from other systems.
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Joseph Stiglitz: ‘GDP per capita in the UK is lower than it was before the crisis. That is not a success’

Joseph Stiglitz: ‘GDP per capita in the UK is lower than it was before the crisis. That is not a success’ | real utopias | Scoop.it
Nobel prize-winner Joseph Stiglitz is the world’s foremost critic of economic and political inequality.
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Germany’s Pirate Party reveals its true colors - World Socialist Web Site

Germany’s Pirate Party reveals its true colors - World Socialist Web Site | real utopias | Scoop.it
Since taking seats in Berlin’s Senate, the Pirate Party has consistently shown it represents no alternative to the established political parties.
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Paul Krugman Debunks One of the Bigger Economic Hoaxes of Our Time

Paul Krugman Debunks One of the Bigger Economic Hoaxes of Our Time | real utopias | Scoop.it
The techno-revolution will not be televised.

Via Jocelyn Stoller
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Moves for a “left alliance” government accelerate in Portugal - World Socialist Web Site

Moves for a “left alliance” government accelerate in Portugal - World Socialist Web Site | real utopias | Scoop.it
With the Socialist Party unable to significantly capitalize on the disaffection with the government, smaller pseudo-left parties could hold the balance of power.
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Polarizing Development: Introducing Alternatives to Neoliberalism and the Crisis - Socialist Project

Polarizing Development: Introducing Alternatives to Neoliberalism and the Crisis - Socialist Project | real utopias | Scoop.it
Neoliberal economic policies, with their emphasis on market-led development and individual rationality, have been exposed as bankrupt not only by the global economic crisis but also by increasing social opposition and resistance.
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John Riddell: Socialist planning and the bureaucratic economy - Links International Journal of Socialist Renewal

John Riddell: Socialist planning and the bureaucratic economy - Links International Journal of Socialist Renewal | real utopias | Scoop.it
Links International Journal of Socialist Renewal John Riddell: Socialist planning and the bureaucratic economy Links International Journal of Socialist Renewal My approach, however, gives more emphasis to the problem of economic allocation and the...
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Tavis Ford: The Occupy Movement

Tavis is an organizer at large for the last ten years, after emigrating from South Africa to Vancouver, Tavis got an early start in Peace and nuclear disarmament, ...
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OCCUPY CENTRAL HONGKONG Democracy Protest Against China Police fire tear gas at Hongkong Protest

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Noam Chomsky Capital Rules 1997 Audio

Cheikh Anta Diop Precolonial Black Africa Converted Goljan Lectures Audio Day The Mystery Knight, by George R R Martin Audiobook FULL Tales of Dunk ...
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'Scottish Syriza' to stand at next Holyrood election - Herald Scotland

'Scottish Syriza' to stand at next Holyrood election - Herald Scotland | real utopias | Scoop.it
A NEW anti-austerity alliance dubbed the
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Steve Keen on Education - Renegade Inc.

Steve Keen on Education - Renegade Inc. | real utopias | Scoop.it
Steve Keen Interview – Part 5: The UK’s business like approach to education leaves very little room for innovation. How do we shift the focus from...
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Joseph Stiglitz interview: Nobel-prize winning economist on advising Scotland on its future

Joseph Stiglitz interview: Nobel-prize winning economist on advising Scotland on its future | real utopias | Scoop.it
It is the intellectual puzzle that draws Joseph Stiglitz back to inequality time and again.
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Russell Brand on Revolution, Fighting Inequality, Addiction, Militarized Police & Noam Chomsky

Russell Brand: for years he has been one of Britain's most popular comedians, but in 2014, he also emerged as a leading voice of Britain's political left. He has ...
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Irish voters back gay marriage in 'social revolution'

DUBLIN: Irish voters backed same-sex marriage by a landslide in a referendum marking a dramatic social shift in the traditionally Catholic country, government ...
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Book Launch: Global Governance, Civil Society and Participatory Democracy: A View from Below

Launch of the book - Global Governance, Civil Society and Participatory Democracy: A View from Below By Dr. Rajesh Tandon and Nigel Martin 11 November ...
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David Harvey: The crisis of planetary urbanization

In his most recent trip to Brazil, David Harvey talks about the urban protests dubbed "middle class revolts" that have been taking place all over the world, from ...
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Noam Chomsky - Interview to the Portuguese national TV, May 2015

Noam Chomsky entrevistado pela RTP, Portugal, Maio de 2015. Subjects: Where power is Politicians Power (like Obama) Peripheral EU countries debt (Greece, ...
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Greek case for austerity "genocide" creates hope in UK

Greek case for austerity "genocide" creates hope in UK | real utopias | Scoop.it

Sick and disabled people in Britain who are losing hope that they will receive justice from the Department for Work and Pensions’ ‘work capability assessment’ regime can take heart from the Greek example.


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Democratic Socialism - is it Ideal for Transhumanism? - Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies

Democratic Socialism - is it Ideal for Transhumanism? - Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies | real utopias | Scoop.it
Democratic Socialism - is it Ideal for Transhumanism?
Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies
He realized just how important science and technology was at developing a post-capitalist society.
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The First Industrial Revolution and the Age of Jackson V

Communes, Social Reforms of the Second Great Awakening.
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Economist, specialized in political economy and peer-to-peer dynamics; core member of the P2P Foundation