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1848+: Capitalism, Communism and The End of History

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Torching the Modern-Day Library of Alexandria – The Atlantic

April 26th, 2017 · No Comments

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Marine Le Pen Is a Fascist—Not a ‘Right-Wing Populist,’ Which Is a Contradiction in Terms | Portside

April 26th, 2017 · No Comments

Let’s be clear: Populists are leftists. We support human rights, social democracy, peace and ecological sanity. “Populists of the Right” are fascists. Their goal has a clear definition, as put forward by the term’s originator, Benito Mussolini: “Corporate control of the state.” When they take power, they become National Socialists, using the government to enrich the corporations and the rich, rather than Democratic Socialists, or social democrats, . . .

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5 Ways the British Empire Ruthlessly Exploited India | News | teleSUR English

April 26th, 2017 · No Comments

It’s a myth that British imperialism benefited one of its richest colony, India, when in reality it drained all its wealth and resources.

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Unemployment Rate Hides the Historically Low Employment Rate

April 26th, 2017 · No Comments

Doug Henwood explains how employment relative to total population reveals a better image of employment than the unemployment rate. Using this measure, employment is nowhere near where it was before the Great Recession.

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Renewable Energy Can Create Jobs, Reduce Greenhouse Gases, and Lower Energy Costs

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Basav Sen, of the Institute for Policy Studies, presents an analysis of the many benefits of renewable energy

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[Marxism] Make No Mistake: There is a media blockade against Venezuela

April 26th, 2017 · No Comments

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Runaway Inequality: An Activist’s Guide to Economic Justice – Kindle edition by Les Leopold, David Holm. Politics & Social Sciences Kindle eBooks @ Amazon.com.

April 24th, 2017 · No Comments

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April 24th, 2017 · No Comments

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America’s Tale of Two Cities, Redux

April 24th, 2017 · No Comments

Charles Dickens’ A Tale of Two Cities, required reading in secondary school, is the second biggest selling single-volume book of all-time at 200 million copies. Twenty-First Century America is that…

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The Bernie Sanders Show is interactive TV talk for the era of Facebook activism | Portside

April 24th, 2017 · No Comments

The Bernie Sanders show, which is filmed in the Democratic party’s DC-based studio, is atypical in ways beyond just presentation. Sanders has decided to bypass traditional media and broadcast exclusively on Facebook. And it is attracting – to borrow a Sandersism – a huge audience.

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