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Sheldon Wolin: Can Capitalism and Democracy Coexist? Parts 2-3, interviewed by Chris Hedges

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Updated: Oct. 24, 2014

TheRealNews on Oct 23, 2014

Journalist Chris Hedges interviews political philosopher Sheldon Wolin, who says democracy cannot exist without continuous opposition and vigilance on the part of the citizenry.

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Sheldon Wolin: Can Capitalism and Democracy Coexist? Part 1, interviewed by Chris Hedges

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TheRealNews on Oct 21, 2014

Journalist Chris Hedges interviews political philosopher Sheldon Wolin, who says democracy cannot exist without continuous opposition and vigilance on the part of the citizenry.

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Michael Hudson: Why are Stock Markets so Volatile?

with Michael Hudson
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October 17, 2014

TheRealNews on Oct 17, 2014

Real serious depression pending as a result of austerity says Professor Michael Hudson, author of The Bubble and Beyond and Finance Capitalism and its Discontents.

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Once Upon a Time in the US of A: An Unfairness Tale by Ed Ciaccio

by Ed Ciaccio
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September 28, 2014

Once upon a time in the US of A, the Plundering Class told their lackeys in the White House and Congress that huge war budgets would be necessary to provide the hundreds of thousands of unquestioning, expendable bodies to act as security guards to national (corporate) “interests” (as they called them) all over the planet, because those “national interests” would regularly be extracting precious natural resources which should have belonged to the people of all those countries, instead of to corporations and Wall Street; and those extractions would be exploiting local labor at slave wages with no workers’ rights and health protections, while polluting the water, ground and air of the very workers being exploited. 1,927 more words

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Chris Hedges: The State of Corporate Dominance in the World

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with Chris Hedges

Amendment Gazette on Sep 14, 2014

Interview with award-winning journalist and best-selling author Chris Hedges. Hedges spent fifteen years as a foreign correspondent for the NY Times, has written several books, including the 2002 National Book Critics Circle Award for Nonfiction finalist…

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