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GLOBAL DYSTOPIA.

Dysfunction and disintegration.

In the 21st century, the capitalist mode of production more and more resembles a science-fiction dystopia – on a truly global scale. Despite the extremely functional efficiency of modern technology driven by the profit motive, economies, societies and ecologies around the globe are increasingly dysfunctional. 2,251 more words

Critique

David Harvey - The End of Capitalism?

“David Harvey, Professor of Geography and Anthropology
Graduate Center, City University of New York.

Three years after the near collapse of global financial markets, America is still struggling with unemployment, debt, and foreclosure, European governments are teetering on the brink of bankruptcy—and the world’s billionaires are getting richer faster than ever before. 66 more words

Anthropogenic climate change is currently (almost) the root of all evil

Much of the book we use at my current level at the Alliance Française is about expressing opinions, supporting (or opposing) issues, etc. One of the topics was environmentalism, and one of the exercises consisted of discussing with course mates one’s own attitude to environmental questions. 495 more words

Neo-liberalism

The American dream is dead and rotting

New Economic Perspectives hits us with this:

The Washington Post recently reported that Day Care now costs more—in 31 U.S. states—than a college education. In a fit of logic rarely exhibited in today’s journalism, the article explains that since it takes the average family eighteen years to save enough for a child’s college education, that same child now needs to start saving for his or her own children’s Day Care beginning at age eight.

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Neo-liberalism

Is there an alternative to neo-liberal capitalism?

I have attended a number of lectures and events on neo-liberalism and the problems of capitalism over the last few months (see here, here… 532 more words

UNA POSTAL DEL NEOLIBERALISMO: Los 300 Más Ricos del Mundo Tienen Más que los 3.000 Millones Más Pobres +VIDEO

Por Jason Hickel (*)

Tribuna Popular TP – ECONOMÍA.- La crisis del capital, el crecimiento del Movimiento Occupy y el desplome del Sur de Europa han traído a la conciencia de los grandes medios occidentales el problema de la desigualdad del ingreso por primera vez en muchas décadas. 1,722 more words

Internacional

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UKRAINE: MORE CONFLICT AND CHAOS!

Predictably, the events in the Ukraine continue their downward path as more citizens in some of its regions, fear the IMF/Nato path the new Kiev government has embarked upon. 1,561 more words

Politics