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Against Arab Sickness

At Politico Magazine, Hisham Melham writes on the collapse of Arab civilization.

Arab civilization, such as we knew it, is all but gone. The Arab world today is more violent, unstable, fragmented and driven by extremism—the extremism of the rulers and those in opposition—than at any time since the collapse of the Ottoman Empire a century ago.

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Erich Fromm: Why have we subordinate the economic machine?

Erich Fromm:

“Only if man masters society and subordinates the economic machine to the purposes of human happiness, and only if he actively participates in the social process, can he overcome what now drives him into despair–his aloneness and his feeling of powerlessness”

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Capitalism and Climate Justice: The People's Climate March

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It has been very hot and humid in the American Southwest and because of the exceptional heat I have to pick my kids up from school before mid-day when classrooms without air conditioning become dangerous. 900 more words

ed walker discusses astroturfing on c-span

Recently, former guest blogger Ed Walker appeared on C-Span to discuss his new book, Grassroots for Hire. The interview is very nice in that Ed discusses the main points of his book and there is an interactive feature of the website that allows you to directly click on specific segments of the interview. 19 more words

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September 30:: Until The Rulers Obey: Voices from Latin American Social Movements

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Voices from Latin American social movements come to Guide To Kulchur!

Editors of new book will discuss the 21st century’s most powerful wave of change… 280 more words

Until the Rulers Obey: Voices from Latin American Social Movements

Until the Rulers Obey: Voices from Latin American Social Movements

A book talk by editors Clifton Ross and Marcy Rein of the new book Until the Rulers Obey… 375 more words

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Until the Rulers Obey: Voices From Latin American Social Movements - October 3

Until the Rulers Obey: Voices from Latin American Social Movements

A book talk by editors Clifton Ross and Marcy Rein of the new book Until the Rulers Obey… 375 more words