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Collin Harris: The Student Debt Bubble: Interview with Alan Nasser

Alan Nasser is professor emeritus of Political Economy at The Evergreen State College in Olympia, Washington and co-author of the article “The Student Loan Debt Bubble.”   Collin Harris is a freelance writer, media producer, and activist based in Portland, OR. He will be launching MOSS Magazine this winter.   Collin Harris:How severe is the Read more…

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Collin Harris: The Student Debt Bubble: Interview with Alan Nasser

Alan Nasser is professor emeritus of Political Economy at The Evergreen State College in Olympia, Washington and co-author of the article “The Student Loan Debt Bubble.”   Collin Harris is a freelance writer, media producer, and activist based in Portland, OR. He will be launching MOSS Magazine this winter.   Collin Harris:How severe is the Read more…

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Collin Harris: NAFTA and the Political Economy of Mexican Immigration

              International migration is not, strictly speaking, a new phenomenon. However, in recent decades, the ascendancy of the global economy and the (short-lived?) triumph of neoliberal economics produced a parallel ascendancy in the rates of international immigration. More specifically, in Mexico the affects of neoliberal structural-adjustment programs in the 1980’s, NAFTA in the 1990’s, Read more…

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Collin Harris: South America’s Radical Awakening

Social movements are the engines of historical change. As the absurdity of postmodernism swallows the cultural landscape all around us-from mass pop culture to contemporary scholarship-it becomes increasingly fashionable to reject any notion of human history as a meaningful and mindful movement towards a fundamentally better world. But even a most brief observation of history Read more…

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Collin Harris: The Pathological Psychology of Western Capitalism

 The many glaring ills of contemporary Western society have come into sharp focus in the socio-political and philosophical thought of the past two centuries. The cultural pathologies of modern Western society abound, embedded in every dimension of our lives, manifesting themselves in various forms pathological behavior. Within conventional psychological and psychoanalytic frameworks, such matters are Read more…

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