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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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Occupy the War Machine

by Willie Osterweil, published on Tuesday, March 20, 2012 by Shareable.net, re-posted from Common Dreams The differences are slight: one decade, one president, one letter out of four. “Change the q to an n, don’t use the phrase ‘WMD’ or … Continue reading

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“Debt” by David Graeber

By Justin E. H. Smith Re-posted from Bookforum David Graeber has been much praised of late as a prophet of the Occupy Wall Street movement, and even if one doesn’t want to go that far, his book is remarkably timely. … Continue reading

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Can Gift Exchange Fix the Problems of Capitalism and Rebuild our Lost Community?

        The reclamation of the gift-based commonwealth not only hastens the collapse of a growth-dependent money system, it also mitigates its severity. Re-posted from AlterNet, January 1, 2012 Wherever I go and ask people what is missing … Continue reading

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Bartleby’s Occupation of Wall Street

By Hannah Gersen posted on October 11, 2011 Re-posted from The Millions 1. After a couple days of hemming and hawing, I decided to join the protesters of Occupy Wall Street. I was hesitant to go because until very recently, … Continue reading

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Occupy first. Demands come later

by Slavoj Žižek · 26/10/2011 · guardian.co.uk The problem is not corruption or greed, the problem is the system that pushes you to be corrupt. The reason protesters went out is that they had enough of the world where recycling … Continue reading

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Naomi Klein calls out captialism at Foreclose Wall Street West in San Francisco

Foreclose Wall Street West foreclosed on Wells Fargo Bank yesterday in a march at 7 am in San Francisco’s financial district. Naomi Klein was there to speak to the crowd. And she got to the root of the problem: capitalism.

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The True Cost of Chevron: Teach-In & Protest

Teach-In 5/23, Protest at Chevron AGM 5/25! Teach-In on the True Cost of Chevron Monday, May 23 · 7:00pm – 10:00pm David Brower Center, Tamalpais Room 2150 Allston Way Berkeley, CA Join  JINN, Emem Okon from the Niger Delta and … Continue reading

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Capitalism’s Dismal Future

Capitalism’s Dismal Future, by Paul Mattick, The Chronicle Review, March 13, 2011           A homeless man named Roger panhandles in New York City, Spencer Platt, Getty Images Apart from the patently nonreality-based dissent of its Republican … Continue reading

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