Category Archives: Globalization

The Coming Economic Disaster

Tomgram: Mike Davis, The Coming Economic Disaster By Mike Davis Posted on July 26, 2011, Printed on July 27, 2011 http://www.tomdispatch.com/blog/175422/   [Note for TomDispatch Readers: A heartfelt thanks to all of you who, in these dog days of summer, contributed … Continue reading

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Ralph Nader Is Tired of Running for President

 Ralph Nader Is Tired of Running for President from Chris Hedges on Truthdig: Drilling Beneath the Headlines The most important moral and intellectual voices within a disintegrating society are slowly discredited when their nonviolent protests and calls for justice cannot alter … Continue reading

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Can The World Feed 10 Billion People?

Can The World Feed 10 Billion People? from Raj Patel by Raj 6 people liked this Here’s a piece I wrote for Foreign Policy, updated with Tuesday’s news about revised population estimates for the rest of the century. ________________________ The world’s demographers this week increased their estimates of … Continue reading

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America de Pie: 5/6/11: Mexico: Zapatistas join Drug War protest

INDEX The WikiLeaks News & Views Blog for Thursday, Day 110 from The Nation Blogs: Media Fix by Greg Mitchell Brazil legalizes same-sex civil unions from PA Editors Blog by Political Affairs Mexico: Zapatistas join Drug War protest from World War 4 Report blogs by WW4 Report Mexico: rights … Continue reading

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Glencore’s Economics Lessons

Glencore’s Economics Lessons from Raj Patel by Raj Reposted from The Guardian. What does it take to make the food speculators at Goldman Sachs look like they’re playing for lunch money? A secretive Swiss-based company, and one of the world’s largest commodity trading firms, knows. With … Continue reading

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In the Belly of the Beast: 4/5/11: “Collateral Murder”: One-year Anniversary

INDEX The Wikileaks News & Views Blog for Tuesday, Day 129 from The Nation Blogs: Media Fix by Greg Mitchell “Collateral Murder”: One-year Anniversary Posted on April 6, 2011 by anewworldsinbirth One Year After: Soldier in WikiLeaks Iraq ‘Murder’ Video Speaks Out in New Film … Continue reading

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The Truth About the Economy: We’re Heading Back Toward a Double Dip

The Truth About the Economy: We’re Heading Back Toward a Double Dip from Robert Reich 3 people liked this Why aren’t Americans being told the truth about the economy? We’re heading in the direction of a double dip – but you’d … Continue reading

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The Collapse of Globalization

Capitalism was born amidst massive bloodshed and the destruction of societies and cultures. Examples include the pillaging of the Americas from 1492 onwards, along with the accompanying genocides, as well as the destruction of the English “yeoman” independent peasant class … Continue reading

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