The western growth machine creates communities with millions of “non-people”, unemployed youth or senior citizens who lack social significance. At the same time, a clique of financially well-off’s just grows stronger.
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Foreign investors are finding an up side to the suppression of dissent in Vietnam
I thought the presentation was well done and Naomi does very important work, I just don’t think it’s hard hitting enough out of fear of depressing people. We are living in very serious times.
One person’s extreme is another’s normal. If I were to have a conversation about religion with large numbers of people in America, some would consider me extreme for being an Atheist and for being a Socialist.
There is a vivid dedication to create a new kind of democracy. In DIEM25 you’ll find an inspired Europeans independent from national borders as well as economical frameworks.
The oil and gas company should fully disclose its spending on state and federal lobbying
The problem with impeachment for high crimes and misdemeanors is the ruling-rich benefit from what he’s doing, and he’s doing it for them as well as for himself. He’s their president.
Revolutionary Karl Marx’s Civil War writings wrestle with many of the issues that plague today’s left
What is new is a president who makes no attempt to hide his immense personal commercial interests in businesses that are known to be hotbeds of corruption.
An interesting feature of Western Civilization, is the reluctance to change, or natural transition. From the Greco-Roman Era to the present, we find examples of social decay brought on by prolonged decadence.