Noam Chomsky: Work, Learning and Freedom by Michael Kasenbacher

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Noam Chomsky interviewed by Michael Kasenbacher
New Left Project
December 24, 2012

Noam Chomsky

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In this often personal interview, renowned linguist and political commentator Noam Chomsky outlines a libertarian perspective on work and education, arguing that freedom is the root of creativity and fulfilment.

The question I would like to ask is what is really wanted work? Maybe we could start with your personal life and your double career in linguistics and political activism? Do you like that kind of work?

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The Belligerent Occupier by Soraya Boyd

Gaza

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by Soraya Boyd
Guest Writer
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Facilitate Global
December 29, 2012

With breathtaking magnitude, resolute in forefending responsibility for war crimes and crimes against humanity
A darkly glib inhabits the psychic scape of a ruinously polished occupier seeking pseudo security

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What Jesus Said About Suffering

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Jesus on cross

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Day of Discovery

Why would a good God allow you to suffer and abandon you in the midst of your pain? In “What Jesus Said About Suffering,” you’ll travel to Israel with Mart De Haan and hear from biblical scholars as they discuss the “whys” of suffering. Examine the words of Jesus that reveal His response to human anguish. Consider whether you have reason to believe what Jesus said about suffering.

via What Jesus Said About Suffering – Day of Discovery

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America’s Deceptive 2012 Fiscal Cliff by Michael Hudson

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by Michael Hudson
Featured Writer
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http://michael-hudson.com
December 28, 2012

How today’s fiscal austerity is reminiscent of World War I’s economic misunderstandings

When World War I broke out in August 1914, economists on both sides forecast that hostilities could not last more than about six months. Wars had grown so expensive that governments quickly would run out of money. It seemed that if Germany could not defeat France by springtime, the Allied and Central Powers would run out of savings and reach what today is called a fiscal cliff and be forced to negotiate a peace agreement.

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Chris Hedges and Richard Wolff: Capitalism=Cannibalism–The Human Cost is Staggering

with Chris Hedges
Featured Writer
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December 29, 2012

Note: replaced video Jun. 1, 2014

Capitalism Is Cracking

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Inside Story Americas – Has capitalism proven its durability?

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