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Europe's most radical left-wing nun

Europe's most radical left-wing nun | real utopias | Scoop.it

“GLOBALISATION” has become the buzzword of the last two decades. The sudden increase in the exchange of knowledge, trade and capital around the world, driven by technological innovation, from the internet to shipping containers, thrust the term into the limelight.

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Not TINA (There Is No Alternative) but TAPAS: THERE ARE PLENTY OF ALTERNATIVES
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Republicans prepare for battle with unions in 2015, after midterm gains - Fox News

Republicans prepare for battle with unions in 2015, after midterm gains - Fox News | real utopias | Scoop.it
Republicans in statehouses across the country are plotting a tough new campaign to check the power of labor unions and chip away at their political influence.
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The Islamic State is failing at being a state - Washington Post

The Islamic State is failing at being a state - Washington Post | real utopias | Scoop.it
Across the group’s territory in Iraq and Syria, a breakdown of services and deepening deprivation call into question its ability to govern and its sustainability.
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Marxism Is Still Alive (1) - Eesti elu

Marxism Is Still Alive (1) - Eesti elu | real utopias | Scoop.it
Nikolaas de Jong , Brussels Journal, 2014-12-24
Looking at the world today, it would seem that Samuel Huntington's thesis of a coming clash of civilizations has been entirely vindicated by the facts.
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David Harvey, “I’m skeptical about the idea of reforming neoliberalism” 2/4

David Harvey, “I’m skeptical about the idea of reforming neoliberalism” 2/4 | real utopias | Scoop.it
Due to my workload, I need to break this little project into four pieces. I’ll try to get one published every night and will gather them all together in a few days. As always, comments/corrections ...
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Noam Chomsky (2014) "Economics and Classical Liberalism" - YouTube

Date - July 23, 2014 Thanks to Parecon Finland.
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Is the Fear in Europe Finally Changing Sides? - teleSUR English

Is the Fear in Europe Finally Changing Sides? - teleSUR English | real utopias | Scoop.it
With Greece possibly facing new elections in January and the Coalition of the Radical Left (Syriza) still firmly in the lead, and with the leftist upstart Podemos now polling first in Spain, where elections are scheduled for later next year, the...
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Tattoos embody Afghan social revolution, but critics push back - Hurriyet Daily News

Tattoos embody Afghan social revolution, but critics push back - Hurriyet Daily News | real utopias | Scoop.it
The practice is one unexpected legacy of the U.S.-led NATO intervention in Afghanistan, which ends its fighting role against the Taliban on December 31
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Noam Chomsky on US-Cuban Relations: Obama's Historic Move - Toward Freedom

Noam Chomsky on US-Cuban Relations: Obama's Historic Move - Toward Freedom | real utopias | Scoop.it
A progressive perspective on world events since 1952.
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US Democracy's Failure at Racial Justice - Consortium News

US Democracy's Failure at Racial Justice - Consortium News | real utopias | Scoop.it
US Democracy's Failure at Racial Justice
Consortium News
“Hence the social revolution is a result, a development, which means that it is evolutionary.
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China's Second 'Cultural Revolution' - Analysis - Eurasia Review

China's Second 'Cultural Revolution' - Analysis - Eurasia Review | real utopias | Scoop.it
China is in the midst of its second ‘cultural revolution’ in a half century. While the first (under Chairman Mao Tse Tung) was intended to ‘revitalize socialism’; the current is directed to ‘morali...
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Greens urge 'peaceful revolution'

Greens urge 'peaceful revolution' | real utopias | Scoop.it
A big general election turnout could trigger a "peaceful revolution" in British politics, says Green Party leader Natalie Bennett.
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Why a year of little change felt like one of sustained crisis

Why a year of little change felt like one of sustained crisis | real utopias | Scoop.it

It has been a year of big news and small change. The most momentous political event was something that might have happened but didn’t: Scotland rejected independence. The full consequences of that campaign are still unfolding, of course. Powerful disruptive forces were unleashed. But the countervailing forces of continuity shouldn’t be undervalued just because they seem more banal. The union that entered 2014 is the same one that leaves it.

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Noam Chomsky (2014) "Markets RESTRICT Choices"

Full Speech + Q&A -- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9qzliIR3TU8 May 22, 2014.
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The Labor Theory of Value and The Three Factors of Production

The Labor Theory of Value and The Three Factors of Production | real utopias | Scoop.it
The Labor Theory of Value and The Three Factors of Production http://t.co/hPuYfrt12I
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Slavoj Zizek | The Difference Between The Republicans & Democrats

Slavoj Zizek examines the right & left in american Politics.
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Interview with Noam Chomsky on Senate Torture Report

Interview with Noam Chomsky on Senate Torture Report | real utopias | Scoop.it
Noam Chomsky, the legendary political activist and professor of linguistics, has been writing and speaking about torture for decades. From the "dirty wars" of 1980s Central America, to the more rec...
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The Havana high life, before Castro and the Revolution

The Havana high life, before Castro and the Revolution | real utopias | Scoop.it
It was during the presidency of Gerardo Machado in the '20s that Cuba's tourist trade really took off.
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Workers' Rights at McDonald's - New York Times

Workers' Rights at McDonald's - New York Times | real utopias | Scoop.it
The movement pushing for unions and better pay got some validation from the federal government, which issued complaints against the fast-food chain.
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Immanuel Wallerstein on the Crisis of Capitalism

A brief presentation on the coming crisis of capitalism as predicted by Wallerstein's World-Systems Theory.
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Workers seek control over mobile lives: report

Workers seek control over mobile lives: report | real utopias | Scoop.it
Workers increasingly want to control when and where they work through mobile technology, according to the University of Sydney Business School.
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'We need permanent revolution': how Thomas Piketty became 2014's most ... - The Guardian

'We need permanent revolution': how Thomas Piketty became 2014's most ... - The Guardian | real utopias | Scoop.it
The French economist tells Owen Jones about his extraordinary year – including his sudden rise to stardom and his battles to defend his ideas
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Reinventing the Left in Poland - Huffington Post

Reinventing the Left in Poland - Huffington Post | real utopias | Scoop.it
Poland was both the most likely and the most unlikely place to expect the rebirth of the Left....
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Venezuela rejects EU claims, calls them 'interventionist' - Press TV

Venezuela rejects EU claims, calls them 'interventionist' - Press TV | real utopias | Scoop.it
Venezuela lashes out at ‘interventionist and disrespectful’ statements by the EU parliament.
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Understanding the Aggressive US Stance towards Russia - Center for Research on Globalization

Understanding the Aggressive US Stance towards Russia - Center for Research on Globalization | real utopias | Scoop.it
To understand why US extremists (not the US public) in control of the state are putting us all in serious potential danger by choosing to target nuclear Russia, we have to look back, and, of course...
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Economist, specialized in political economy and peer-to-peer dynamics; core member of the P2P Foundation