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President Oprah?

Oprah 2020?  In America, yes, it is conceivable.  When a belligerent and dubiously successful businessman and reality TV celebrity can become President of the United States, there is no reason to suppose that a narcissistic billionaire TV talk show host can’t potentially run for the office as well, and plausibly win. 614 more words

Neoliberalism

This is a ‘must watch’.  Explains the mechanism seen across London and other big cities of social cleansing. It’s the same one as is being used on the NHS, education, Fire service, police etc….

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Economics

(HT https://skwawkbox.org/2017/10/25/nhs-campaigner-stefanovic-sets-hunts-twitter-schooling-to-video/)

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Re-posted with kind permission from Progressive Pulse 14th October 2014 Authors:

David Laws, Consultant Anaesthetist, City Hospitals Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust, Sunderland, Tyne & Wear, SR4 7TP…

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Economics

Hegemony and education under neoliberalism: Insights from Gramsci

Based in a holistic exposition and appraisal of Gramsci’s writings that are of relevance to education in neoliberal times, this book—rather than simply applying Gramsci’s theories to issues in education—argues that education constitutes the leitmotif of his entire oeuvre and lies at the heart of his conceptualization of the ancient Greek term ‘hegemony’ that was used by other political theorists before him. 104 more words

Education

Economic drivers of conflict                                         العوامل الاقتصادية المحفزة للنزاع

لقراءة المقال مترجم إلى العربية انتقل إلى الأسفل

It is not true, of course, that human beings are motivated in what they do exclusively by material interest.  912 more words

Multinationals

Can We Imagine Something More? Reckoning with Naomi Klein's No Is Not Enough

In his lecture “The Robbery of the Soil,” Rabindranath Tagore imagines the moon to have been once hospitable to life. This, he tells us, was the case until an intelligent species found life on it. 1,614 more words

Politics