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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…

PART 4 OF PARTICIPATORY ECONOMICS: ADDRESSING CRITICISMS

By Michael Albert (CONT 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 either fail to produce…

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Building a System-Changing Response to Trump and Trumpism at All Levels By Gar Alperovitz Source: Truthout December 2, 2016 Posted in: Activism, Reimagining Society, US | Comments: 2 Any serious perspective on how to respond to the election…

Something From Basic Income Earth Network

A couple of articles from the Basic Income Earth Network news letter - http://basicincome.org. http://basicincome.org/news/2016/10/us-president-obama-calls-ubi-debate-well-coming-decades/ http://basicincome.org/news/2016/10/germany-single-issue-political-party-founded-promote-ubi/

Little Appetite for Iraq Inquiry ‘Down Under’

Debate over the Iraq War regained significant interest around the world with the release of the Chilcot report in the United Kingdom. In Australia, the reading of the core findings was broadcast live on the government-funded ABC. But this news…

Arrest Warrant Sought for Abbott, Morrison, Brandis, but High Court Australia on Trial for Usurping the Australian Constitution

VICTORY AT LAST:    https://www.facebook.com/RDAsavesROLConstitution       Scott Morrison press conference over asylum seekers held at sea   Immigration minister faces questions following Guardian Australia's exclusive…

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