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Vincent Emanuele: Free-Range Chickens and Yoga Won’t Stop Climate Change

“Neoliberalism is in the first instance a theory of political economic practices that proposes that human well-being can best be advanced by liberating individual entrepreneurial freedoms and skills within an institutional framework characterized by strong private property rights, free markets, and free trade.” – David Harvey Hyper-individualism is the inevitable byproduct of neoliberal ideology. It is Read more…

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Sam Hitt: Ur-Fascism and Liberal Hope

  Fascism is not revealed by shining the light of history on its current motley manifestation. Looking backward only reveals the fears and expectations of today, not the hot furnace of resentment and rage, the enduring resistance to modernism that feeds fascism. What must be seen is invisible, a multitude of tiny formations that have Read more…

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Nasir Khan: Making America great again!

Nasir Khan, July 17, 2017 A lot of stories about Donald Trump’s lascivious ventures, adventures and fantasies are still being tossed around. It seems he had little control over his sexual thoughts and inclinations! In my respectful opinion of the man and his great potential as a political game changer, he should even at this Read more…

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Lawrence Wittner: How Much is a Boss Worth?

An awful lot of Americans are skeptical about the value of their nation’s corporate executives. As a 2016 nationwide survey reveals, 74 percent of Americans believe that top corporate executives are overpaid.   This public dismay with CEO compensation exists despite the fact that Americans drastically underestimate what top corporate executives are paid every year.  In Read more…

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Don Fitz: Green Time TV: Averting Climate Catastrophe

Green Time TV Averting Climate Catastrophe by Don Fitz Already altering the physical world, climate change threatens human health, our ability to grow food, and the survival of many species, including us. August 2017 Green Time episodes explore efforts by environmental activists, organizations and local governments to combat climate change. In February, 2017 the US Read more…

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http://www.mwcnews.net/focus/politics/66834-fanatics-distort-the-essence-of-religion.html

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Joe Emersberger: Luisa Ortega Diaz: A newly minted hero to the international corporate media – UPDATED

UPDATE below in bold Venezuela’s long time Attorney General, Luisa Ortega, has recently entered into open conflict with Maduro’s government.  Lucas Koerner just wrote up an excellent account of the dispute that (I believe) will end up with her being fired from her post. In fact, Ortega believes this herself according to what she has told her Read more…

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Dave Markland: Chomsky on BDS: a transcript

The other day ZNet ran an interesting article by one Miss E, who writes from Berlin and offers some insightful reflections on the activist scene there. In “The right way to be ‘left‘,” Miss E seconds the notion put forward by another speaker that we ought to avoid perfectionism in left wing activist culture since it feeds Read more…

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Brad Wilson: The Nature of Grassroots Organizing

I wrote this based in part on my undergraduate thesis, “Power in Interpersonal Relationships: A Synthesis of Popular Approaches,” University of Northern Iowa, Department of Individual Studies, May 1978. This paper was used as chapter 8 of Rural CRA Organizing: A Manual for Using the Community Reinvestment Act in Rural Communities, Iowa Citizens for Community Read more…

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Nasir Khan: Who was responsible for the partition of India in 1947?

Nasir Khan, June 29, 2017 In response to one of my articles, one commentator wrote a short comment. As the matter he touched needed my short response, I’m reproducing his comment followed by my reply: DhanushDhari Misra: Mahatma Gandhi created Pakistan based on religion while he kept on fooling people saying “Pakistan … over my Read more…

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