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Carnival & Pomp - Revolutionary & Counter-revolutionary?

This post follows on from an earlier post, and seeks to answer the question with which that one ended:

Are any of these spectacles (Gombey’s, Pomp or Carnival) ‘revolutionary’ or ‘counter-revolutionary’ (or have such potential), and what is meant by such anyway? 1,460 more words

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'Carnaval' & Pomp - Or spectacle, revolutionary and counter-revolutionary?

Spectacle, Carnival & Pomp

I was reflecting a bit more last night about my post on Lefebvre’s ‘for and against the street’ in relation to the matter of carnival and the controversy around it.   1,196 more words

Local Politics

DAVID HARVEY ~ MAJOR DEBT CRISES AND BAIL-OUTS ~ 1973-2009 ~ THE ENIGMA OF CAPITAL

~ 1973-75 ~ Property market crash in US with fiscal crises of federal, state and local governments (New York City near bankruptcy)

~ 1973-75 ~ Property market crash in UK… 320 more words

SOCIETY

DAVID HARVEY ~ FINANCIAL INNOVATIONS IN THE US ~ 1973-2009 ~ THE ENIGMA OF CAPITAL

~ 1970 ~ Mortgage-backed securities introduced

~ 1973 ~ Trading in Equity Futures

~ 1975 ~ Trading in Treasury Bill and Mortgage-Backed Bonds Futures

~ 1977 ~ Trading in Treasury Bond Futures… 121 more words

SOCIETY

KY - Missing teen could be in danger - Bowling Green Daily News: News

Warren County Sheriff’s deputies are asking for the public’s help in finding a missing teen they say could be in danger.

Early this morning deputies responding to the 2900 block of Smallhouse Road,investigating a report of missing 16-year-old Emily Bryant Rhodes.

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The factory inspectors had to confront the problem of how the working day might be defined in practice. At what times should laborers get to work? 208 more words

Vietnam

Is Neoliberalism a Failure?

Last week Guardian reported on new research conducted by economists at Cambridge University concluding that economic policies pursued since 1979 have failed to “boost growth.” The policies are described as “lower tariffs and income taxes, free movement of labour, limited legal immunity for trade unions, privatisation and light-touch business regulation.” The last item in the list follows the neoliberal mythology of the small state which gives the impression that regulation is curbed under neoliberalism when, in fact, state regulation of markets has steadily increased since the late 70s. 402 more words