Who Owns the World?

'The democracy uprising in the Arab world has been a spectacular display of courage, dedication, and commitment by popular forces - coinciding, fortuitously, with a remarkable uprising of tens of thousands in support of working people and democracy in Madison, Wisconsin, and other US cities. If the trajectories of revolt in Cairo and Madison intersected, however, they were headed in opposite directions: in Cairo toward gaining elementary rights denied by ... Full Story »

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Posted by: Posted by Dwight Rousu - Apr 22, 2011 - 3:41 PM PDT
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by Dwight Rousu - Apr. 22, 2011

A video version is linked from the article. Classic insightful provocative analysis from Chomsky.

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by Ellie Kesselman - May. 17, 2011

Noam Chomsky's viewpoints tend to be extremely politicized, That was less relevant here, as this article was a well-written, informative analysis of current issues and problems. It draws on known schools of thought and historical events for context.

Systemic risk in the financial system can be remedied by the taxpayer, but no one will come to the rescue if the environment is destroyed. More »

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