Richard Wolff: Replace Capitalism

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on Jan 27, 2012

Capitalism isn't working

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Economics Professor Richard Wolff details the problems of capitalism and urges our recognizing its obsolescence and replacing it with institutions that truly serve the people.

Talk at Church of All Souls in New York City, January 24, 2012. Camera, audio: Joe Friendly

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Parasite Capitalism: Human Awakening Calling Time On the Beast by Finian Cunningham

by Finian Cunningham
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East Africa
27 January 2012

Listen to this fable. A man was lying in bed, tired and tormented. Tired because it was the early hours and yet he could not sleep; tormented because the cause of his tiredness was a mosquito, lurking somewhere in the darkness that would sporadically make its presence known by homing in on the man’s head, its whining buzz ringing in his ear. Try as he might, the man could not find any rest. Covering his head with the bed sheet only made him hot and breathless, the clammy discomfort made all the worse because of the climate.

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Ralph Nader: How is Your Civic Life?

Ralph Nader after the speech - Green Lecture

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with Ralph Nader

“Freedom is participation in power.”
― Marcus Tullius Cicero

on Jan 23, 2012

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Michael Hudson: Economic collapse in the Western nations + Crime has been Decriminalized

with Michael Hudson
Featured Writer
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http://michael-hudson.com
January 28, 2012

Απεργία 5 Μάη

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See Dr. Hudson with Max Keiser in On the Edge as they sift through the latest issues including the EU, Ron Paul, Austrian economics, Iran and the role of the US dollar.

on Jan 28, 2012

In this edition of the show Max interviews the author Michael Hudson from Michael-Hudson.com

In this episode Max talks to Michael about the economic collapse in the Western nations and how this collapse gap thesis applies to the European economies currently experiencing a huge crisis.

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Ch. 8: From Cheerleader to Enemy of the State by William T. Hathaway

by William T. Hathaway
Guest Writer
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January 23, 2012

Resist or don't

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From Cheerleader to Enemy of the State

From the book
RADICAL PEACE: People Refusing War
By William T. Hathaway
Published by Trine Day

The long, flouncy curls from Judy Davis’ cheerleader days are gone. Her straight blonde hair is now cut short. Large blue eyes stand out in a face pale without makeup. Her soft Southern drawl has an undertone of determination. “It’s taken me awhile, but now I’m glad to be considered an ‘unsuitable influence.’ That was how the school board justified my firing. That and ‘deviating from the curriculum.’ It’s like they were implying I was a deviant. And according to their norms, I am.”

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The Age of Stupid (2009)

Sunset

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The Age of Stupid is a 2009 British film by Franny Armstrong, director of McLibel and Drowned Out, and founder of 10:10, and first-time producer Lizzie Gillett. The Executive Producer is John Battsek, producer of One Day in September.

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Corporations Have No Use for Borders by Chris Hedges

by Chris Hedges
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