Monthly Archives: September 2011

Professor David Harvey on the crises of capitalism (brilliant animation)

Brilliant animation and description of the continuing crises of capitalism from the respected professor of anthropology, David Harvey. David Harvey, leading social theorist and Distinguished Professor of Anthropology at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York (CUNY), … Continue reading

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Charles Eisenstein: The Ascent of Humanity

Charles Eisenstein is someone who, whether by fate or design, has remained under the radar and this set of videos is a good introduction to his writings. Though he has his own website, and writes regularly on economics and philosophical … Continue reading

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Paul Grignon: Money as Debt (animated documentary)

“The process by which banks create money is so simple that the mind is repelled.” John Kenneth Galbraith   This animated documentary is an eye-opener, showing how the debt-based system of money creation works. Canadian film-maker Paul Grignon’s explanation about … Continue reading

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Ed Miliband’s ‘radical’ speech

This is what we have to deal with. People get ready! This is a response I wrote in the comment section to the Guardian’s analysis of Ed Miliband’s speech. I simply had to express my view and hope others will … Continue reading

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Lowkey: Obama Nation 2

“Limbaugh is a racist, Glenn Beck is a racist, Gaza strip was getting bombed, Obama didn’t say shit”. Lupe Fiasco’s words sampled as the refrain, this is Lowkey’s reponse to Glenn Beck attempting to mock him on his radio show … Continue reading

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Martha Tilston: Artificial

As the wonderful Martha says: “This is for anyone who has ever worked in an office”. Melancholy and defiant, and so beautifully sung. Martha is one of this country’s finest folk singers, a deep spiritual sensibility, but also a political … Continue reading

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Ani DiFranco: Self Evident

This remains for me the most sublime and majestic account of what happened on 11 September, 2001. The first time I heard this, the hairs on the back of my neck stood up. That literally happened to me. Can’t remember … Continue reading

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