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I have a new blogging project ahead of me . . . .

I have decided on a new project: I am going to read Adam Smith’s The Wealth of Nations. I am inspired to do this by the knowledge that I know very little about a thinker who is portrayed as the godfather of the global economy (i.e., the modern world), a construct whose structures, inequalities and dominant ideologies I find troubling. 359 more words

Economics

Greece: The Muscle of Corporate Capitalism

We Are All Greeks Now

http://www.truthdig.com/report/item/we_are_all_greeks_now_20150712/
Posted on Jul 12, 2015

By Chris Hedges

   A demonstrator waves a Greek flag during an anti-austerity rally in central Athens on Friday.  1,735 more words

Politics

▶ Chris Hedges | Wages of Rebellion: The Moral Imperative of Revolt, Parts 2/3

On Reality Asserts Itself, Chris Hedges and Paul Jay discuss Ferguson, Baltimore and the need to build a movement with candidates that targets white supremacy and corporate capitalism… 110 more words

Corporate Empire

Corporate Capitalism Is the Foundation of Police Brutality and the Prison State

Our national conversation on race and crime is based on a fiction. It is the fiction that the organs of internal security, especially the judiciary and the police, can be adjusted, modernized or professionalized to make possible a post-racial America.

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The International Reporter

Cuba Has Officially Eradicated HIV Transmission to Babies*

Cuba Has Officially Eradicated HIV Transmission to Babies*

The World Health Organizaiton says Cuba has just scored a huge victory in the global battle against HIV and syphilis. 416 more words

Humanities

sojourner reblogged this on An Outsider's Sojourn II and commented:

Well now, isn't this amazing? The "ungodly, evil communists/socialists" in Cuba have helped save unborn babies from a virus most likely created by the corporate capitalists at Pig Pharma! Meanwhile, all Mericans can do is mass-murder babies before they can be born! Odd isn't it? What a shining light on the hill?

why aspiration is a load of codswallop (and other idiocies of western society)

Some stuff follows, in no particular order – except that of being what first comes to mind …

  1. The unemployed – and the wider rates of unemployment – are a sign of technological change and development (I resist the term progress), as well as government’s failure to do its job: these are two excellent reasons for centres of power and wealth to charge the unworking poor as responsible for both their own states of being…
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Blinking Time

capitalism is good for communities - discuss!

Last night’s debate at discuss.org.uk’s event, held at the magnificently 21st century Manchester Central Library (its remodelled insides, I mean – outside, it remains grand old Manchester), argued for and against the motion: “Capitalism is good for communities.” 941 more words

Thinking Time