Category Archives: EMPIRE

read: ‘Sleepwalking to Extinction': Capitalism and the Destruction of Life and Earth

This recent Adbusters article makes the case that we are at the most crucial point in human history… and that we we need a paradigm shift. And guess what we have to shift away from: capitalism. And this piece really … Continue reading

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Chevron’s Worst Year Ever, Episode 5: Nigeria

By Rebecca Tarbotton, Rainforest Action Network, Executive Director / reposted from SFGate / originally posted May 28, 2012 This has been one of the worst years ever for Chevron. From it’s ongoing massive legal losses in Ecuador, to offshore disasters … Continue reading

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Capitalism: A Ghost Story

by Arundhati Roy Re-posted from Outlook India Rockefeller to Mandela, Vedanta to Anna Hazare…. How long can the cardinals of corporate gospel buy up our protests? Is it a house or a home? A temple to the new India, or … Continue reading

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LISTEN!!! Richard Wolff on Capitalism Part 1 of 2

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LISTEN!!! Richard Wolff on Capitalism Part 2 of 2

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Economic Hit Man Speaking Freely: John Perkins (3 of 4)

This is one of the best analyses of corporatocracy I’ve heard – I highly recommend!   For many years John Perkins was an “economic hit man” in the world of international finance; a function he performed by persuading Third World … Continue reading

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Economic Hit Man Speaking Freely: John Perkins (4 of 4)

This is one of the best analyses of corporatocracy I’ve heard – I highly recommend! For many years John Perkins was an “economic hit man” in the world of international finance; a function he performed by persuading Third World countries … Continue reading

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The Decline of Labour Unions in the US and Its Devastating Effect on The Economy

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The Real Terrorists

Last night I watched the documentary “The End of America,” based on Naomi Wolf’s 2007 book by the same name. The film follows Wolf on a lecture tour through which she draws a parallel between the steps used by Hitler, … Continue reading

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Occupy APEC with Aloha

By Christine Ahn Foreign Policy  In Focus E iho ana o luna, E pi’i ana o lalo, E hui ana na moku, E ku ana ka paia. “That which is above shall be brought down, that which is below shall … Continue reading

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