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REDNECK REVOLT

Principles: The history of the white working class is one full of resistance, collectively and individually, against the rich elite that hold power over all of our lives. From massive armed uprisings like the Battle of Blair Mountain in 1921,…

ATTEMPTING TO MAKE SENSE OF IT ALL AND TALKING TO "THEM".

(Rational preamble. It's always harder navigating the labyrinth inside than out. Outside you usually spend most of the time apologising and getting  out of people's way)   It's a shit fight out there. Cynicism is always the fallback of the…

IT'S NOT AS IF...

IT'S NOT  AS IF..."Not only has the Liberal Class given us Fascism, they’re now normalizing it."Vincent Emanuele said this. It's as if it's not the norm. I mean Sheldon Wolin wrote about this a while back as did Alex Carey.…

ORGANISING AND SHIT BY VINCENT EMANUELE

Really it'sorganising anywhere any era or anyocene! Hey and look, reading is mentioned and writing away like a little writing hamster about whatever ideas you may have in ya head is given a guernsey. Cool. Organizing in Trumpland I just came…

REVOLUTION IS DEAD, THERE'S TOO MUCH SHIT TO READ! A NON SEQUITUR?

The problem with Parecon is that you have to read about it. Yeah, you could listen to a talk by Albert or Hahnel, but...I mean what are the odds of anyone really doing that. Fuck, what a chore. And it is a fucking chore. One that deserves the…

POSSIBLE IDEAS GOING FORWARD: By Many Authors

   Possible Ideas for Going Forward Around the world powerful and diverse possibilities are in struggle. We the signers of “Some Possible Ideas for Going Forward” think one high priority for progress is activists developing,…

PART 4 OF PARTICIPATORY ECONOMICS: ADDRESSING CRITICISMS

By Michael Albert (CONTINUED FROM PARTS 1,2 & 3)   Participatory Planning Will Destroy Efficiency This critic says having a participatory economy will cause our economic lives to involve too much waste of effort. We will…

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Some more from the NSP (there was something just before but I kind of let it go)

http://www.thenextsystem.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/RebuildingAmericasInfrastructureWeb.pdf The above is something, isn't it? Probably makes sense for Americans and those with good economic knowledge...who like to read the business section…

Simplicity Institute

An email from the Simplicity Institute Dear friends and colleagues, I'd like to bring your attention to a new short film, "Urban Abundance", produced by Jordan Osmond of Happen Films, in association with the Simplicity Institute. This uplifting…

CERN (Not That One!)

Just another site that's worth a look at. Maybe I need to get another list going for Rob's wiki or something. http://www.communityeconomies.org/Home The Community Economies Collective (CEC) and the Community Economies Research Network (CERN)…

Towards Gender Liberation

Tried posting essay here but wouldn't fit. Too much screwing around. Here's the link. http://www.thenextsystem.org/towards-gender-liberation/?mc_cid=f04a7e4d79&mc_eid=862269f537

News From BIEN

BIEN NEWSLETTER: http://us11.campaign-archive1.com/?u=1ee7284968c494ec88c2f40c9&id=6659c79eff&e=6d96ada97e I suppose this is part of the problem when liberal, don't-really-mind-capitalism-and -the-benefits-it-bestows-on-me-and-my-kind economists,…

Latest From The NSP

New Systems Series: Volume 5 FEBRUARY 28, 2017 Four new models for political-economic alternatives The fifth volume of papers in our “New Systems: Possibilities and Proposals” series offers visions ranging from an Economy for the Common…

Who Owns the Robots

A recent essay published by the Next System Project Worth reading? A broad array of technological advances are set to converge on our political economy over the next few decades: advanced robotics, augmented reality, machine learning, machine…

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