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History of Dissent

Lessons from a Long History of Dissent: From the Early Twentieth Century to Occupy Wall Street by Fred Magdoff   World Peace Forum Teach-In, Vancouver, Canada, November 12, 2011 (Modified from Notes) We are at what social theorists call a “historic moment,” in which real change suddenly seems possible. It is therefore all the more … Continue reading

Doomsday View of 2012

Unrelenting Global Economic Crisis: A Doomsday View of 2012 by Prof. James Petras The economic, political and social outlook for 2012 is profoundly negative. The almost universal consensus, even among mainstream orthodox economists is pessimistic regarding the world economy. Although, even here, their predictions understate the scope and depth of the crises, there are powerful … Continue reading