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| July 22, 2014
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| July 10, 2014
July 9, 2014 |
Football is the world's game. But capitalism is undermining sports with repressive regimes, corporate profits and racism.
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George Monbiot on The Pricing of Everything

July 9, 2014
| In the annual lecture at the Sheffield Political Economy Research Institute, George Monbiot challenges the idea that it's possible to put a price on nature.
Length: 47:28 minutes (43.46 MB)

Breaking: Capitalism actually widens economic disparities

Capital in the Twenty-First Century

by Thomas Piketty
(Belknap Press,
2014;
$39.95)

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Thomas Piketty's, Capital in the Twenty-First Century, is a sensation -- an economics textbook, translated from the French, that has been on The New York Times Best Seller list. It is an important work. If you ignore more than 100 pages of notes, it is still a long, but easy read.

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System Change Not Climate Change's Peter Rugh in Zuccotti Park at Earth Day to M
| June 24, 2014
Photo credit: Melanie Cervantes
| June 25, 2014
| June 23, 2014
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| June 16, 2014

Death of a Zapatista: Neoliberalism's assault on Indigenous autonomy

Photo: ompañer@s in the Medios Libres, Alternativos, Autónomous, o Como Se Llame

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 …from the mountains of the Mexican Southeast…

On Friday May 2, 2014 an Indigenous Zapatista teacher, Jose Luis Solís López -- known by his name 'in the struggle' as 'Compañero Galeano' -- was ambushed and murdered. He was beaten with rocks and clubs, hacked with a machete, shot in the leg and chest, and as he lay on the ground gasping for air -- he was executed by a final bullet to the head.

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