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Dandelion Salad With Ralph Nader talkingsticktv on Nov 3, 2016 Talk by Ralph Nader author of “Breaking Through Power: It’s Easier Than We Think” recorded October 21, 2016 at Town … Source: Ralph Nader: The Biggest Divide And Rule Tactic Is The Constant Drumbeat That We Are Highly Polarized
Marx, Weber and Durkheim are often accredited with being a kind of triadic foundation to classical sociological theory. All three of them dealt with issues pertaining to the historical development of capitalism and the rise of modernity. In this way, sociology was from its inception a discipline oriented toward theorizing
*This is reblogged from Vox.com. It is by German Lopez, originally posted 11/15/16. The challenge for anti-racists looking for solutions in Trump’s America. In 2016, researchers stumbled on a radical tactic for reducing another person’s bigotry: a frank, brief conversation. The study, authored by David Broockman at Stanford University and
Right-wing populism is surging on both sides of the Atlantic – here’s why Ruth Wodak, Lancaster University On both sides of the Atlantic, right-wing populist parties are enjoying another moment in the sun. In Europe, the Austrian Freedom Party (FPÖ) recently doubled its vote in a state election. Fellow travellers
*This article is written by Luke Lindsley. It is reposted from his blog at lukelindsley.com, originally posted there on November 9, 2016. Photo via Andrew Kelly Last night was a spectacle to see unravel. Flipping through channel to channel, I watched as the mainstream media imploded attempting to reconcile their polling
Authoritarian populism is everywhere. Even in a beach read co-authored by Bill Clinton and James Patterson. Don’t take the book too seriously, it’s just a popular political thriller that you bought at a supermarket? Just enjoy it for what it is and have fun with it? I will admit I
*The following is an extracted section taken from a document called “To Our Friends,” written by The Invisible Committe, published in 2014. I have posted it here to supplement yesterday’s post by Aleksandra Veljkovic that takes a close look at the question of the efficacy of rioting. The article promotes
*The following article by Tim Keane is reposted from Hyperallergic. Around 1925, the Passage de l’Opéra in Paris, a glass-roofed structure housing shops, known as magasin de nouveautés, was slated for demolition. This particular arcade contained a bathhouse, itinerant lodgings, a brothel or two, small restaurants, and Café Certa, a gathering spot
The following post by Toni Bologna is reblogged from tonibologna.com.  * * * * * * * Now that it’s no longer “International Women’s Day,” I notice that no one is thanking me for having a vagina. Where are all my Facebook shout outs for housing a womb to house
*This is reblogged from The Utopian, originally posted on 6/27/2012. By Theodor Adorno and Max Horkheimer. “We cannot call for the defence of the Western world.” In 1956, Theodor Adorno and Max Horkheimer sat down to write an updated version of the Communist Manifesto. These are previously unpublished notes from
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