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▶ Noam Chomsky: Snowden & Chomsky, ISIS, Iraq War, U.S. Terrorism, U.S. Slavery, Venezuela, Greece, Spain

Democracy Now! interviews Noam Chomsky: A series of video vignettes on a range of current issues.

DemocracyNow.org  March 3, 2015 Click the the title link below each photo to watch the video. 179 more words

U.S. Foreign Policy

John Nichols & The Nation Are Coming to Tucson (video)

Author and commentator John Nichols of The Nation will make his annual trek to Tucson for the Festival of Books, but this year, he’s bringing his colleagues. 544 more words

Arizona

Tuesday, 3rd March 2015

Private vices, public virtues, phr.

Pronunciation: /ˈprʌɪvᵻt ˈvʌɪsɪz ˈpʌblɪk ˈvəːtjuːz/
Etymology: < pop. var. of subtitle: The Fable of the Bees, or, Private Vices, Publick Benefits… 56 more words

Journal

Michael Sheen - if only politicians sounded like this!

No comment is necessary to this speech by actor Michael Sheen on St David’s Day on 2nd March 2015…

“In 1945 Aneurin Bevan said: ‘We have been the dreamers, we have been the sufferers, and now, we are the builders.’ And my God, how they built. 1,247 more words

Whose paying for welfare reform?

Shortly after the Coalition Government was formed it introduced an Emergence Budget, and since then it has held 5 Budgets and 5 Autumn Statements.  The Chancellor of the Exchequer has used these to announce a series of cuts to public expenditure.   263 more words

Welfare Reform

Elgar Debates: Lessons from Greece - "Being anti-austerity is not enough"

In his response to Dr. Philippos Sachinidis’ letter last week, Professor Steve Keen outlines the economic problems of austerity and argues that a misdiagnosis of Greece’s economic situation has lead to a Great Depression. 1,299 more words

Economics And Finance