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ZCommunications » Fate of Donetsk is Being Decided in Kharkov

ZCommunications » Fate of Donetsk is Being Decided in Kharkov | real utopias | Scoop.it

The preliminary outcome of the revolt in south-eastern Ukraine can be described as an unstable equilibrium. Attempting to crush the Donetsk republic with the help of their armed forces, the Kiev authorities have met with defeat. The army, as expected, has refused steadfastly to wage war on its own people, and the forces of the Right Sector and National Guard have clearly been insufficient to cope even with the militia, not to speak of the mass of protestors.

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Not TINA (There Is No Alternative) but TAPAS: THERE ARE PLENTY OF ALTERNATIVES
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Communism is an aspiration: The future of Cuba - Liberation

Communism is an aspiration: The future of Cuba - Liberation | real utopias | Scoop.it
In this interview Alejandro Castro Espín, Doctor of Political Science and social researcher, shares his thoughts regarding the reestablishment of relations between Cuba and the United States. #cuba
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Thailand is fully committed to democracy

Thailand is fully committed to democracy | real utopias | Scoop.it
The Feb. 20 editorial “Thailand’s rule by force” grossly misrepresented the situation in the country. Thailand has not wavered in its commitment to democracy. Progress is being made, and the new const...
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Slavoj Zizek - Against the Populist Temptation

Slavoj Zizek - Against the Populist Temptation | real utopias | Scoop.it
From Syriza’s victory in the Greek elections to Podemos’s startling rise up the poles in Spain and the post-Bolivarian regimes in South America, populism is on the political agenda for the Left to an...
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An Interview with Slavoj Zizek: Star Trek and the Interpretativism of Race

An Interview with Slavoj Zizek: Star Trek and the Interpretativism of Race | real utopias | Scoop.it
   [Note: This is taken from the forthcoming 'Redeemshun' zine...] The People's Recreation Community Cafe in Hong Kong is well stocked with people. They're all looking at the books that have been b...
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Please Fill In This Form In Triplicate Before You Read 'Utopia Of Rules' - WSIU

Please Fill In This Form In Triplicate Before You Read 'Utopia Of Rules' - WSIU | real utopias | Scoop.it
You probably don't need me to enumerate the pains of navigating bureaucracies. Lines and forms and hold times are the stuff of daily routine — and it&
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Noam Chomsky on Islamic State and Ukraine - video

Noam Chomsky on Islamic State and Ukraine - video | real utopias | Scoop.it
The political scientist and philosopher Noam Chomsky tells Channel 4 News that the ceasefire agreement in Ukraine is "a glimmer of hope... but we'll have to wait and see."
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Finnish Green Party confirms its support for basic income

Finnish Green Party confirms its support for basic income | real utopias | Scoop.it
Ahead of the next general elections next April, the Green Party of Finland has reiterated its support for a basic income policy and updated its model.
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WATCH Pablo Iglesias of Podemos: "Hope is Changing Sides: Understanding ... - Democracy Now! (blog)

WATCH Pablo Iglesias of Podemos: "Hope is Changing Sides: Understanding ... - Democracy Now! (blog) | real utopias | Scoop.it
Watch a recent address by Spain’s Podemos Secretary General Pablo Iglesias, a political science professor and activist who could become the country’s next prime minister if his anti-austerity party wins the national elections later this year.
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Oligarchy, Corruption and The Greek Crisis. | Literal Magazine

Oligarchy, Corruption and The Greek Crisis. | Literal Magazine | real utopias | Scoop.it
Literal, Latin American Voices, offers its pages with a dual purpose: as a forum where the most important Latin American creative expressions converge and as a vehicle for the expression of new voices.
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Euro Banks vs. Greek Labor » CounterPunch: Tells the Facts, Names the Names

Euro Banks vs. Greek Labor » CounterPunch: Tells the Facts, Names the Names | real utopias | Scoop.it
Euro Banks vs. Greek Labor
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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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Economist, specialized in political economy and peer-to-peer dynamics; core member of the P2P Foundation