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Neo Liberalism

Environmental Disturbance and the Emergence of Tropical Disease: Lessons From the Gold Fields of Ghana

Mario Machado | Posted 11.29.2014 | World
Mario Machado

The wealth contained within this land does not belong to those that live and work it, but to those with the might to control it.

Former Bolivian President Carlos Mesa Calls Brazilian Presidential Hopeful Marina Silva "Unpredictable"

Jeremy Bamidele | Posted 11.18.2014 | Politics
Jeremy Bamidele

On Sept. 12, 2014 former Bolivian president and vice president, from 2003 to 2005 and 2002 to 2003 respectively, Carlos Mesa visited the Inn at Penn, located on the University of Pennsylvania's campus, to deliver a speech on the future of Latin America.

Schirmacher (R)evolution in Saas-Fee: The Badiouan EVENT Takes For(u)m with Michael Hardt, Antonio Negri, Graham Harman and Geert Lovink

Lisa Paul Streitfeld | Posted 11.09.2014 | Arts
Lisa Paul Streitfeld

Like the proverbial fall of dominos or throwing of the Deleuzian dice, the black and white of the ever-domino(ant) continential philosophy text is blending into a distinct shade of grey...

Participatory Action Research and Organizing for Justice

Donna Nevel | Posted 03.11.2012 | Books
Donna Nevel

Participatory Action Research is very much in line with the politics of the Occupy movements. The principles of PAR have been critical to social movements for self-determination throughout the world.

The Israeli Summer

Noah Efron | Posted 09.30.2011 | World
Noah Efron

Protesters have demanded an end to wholesale privatization. They have demanded that the country provide everyone with a good, fair start to life -- with guaranteed food and shelter, and good, free early education.

School Reform Is a Dead End, Unless...

James Gee | Posted 08.13.2011 | Education
James Gee

Could it be that all our talk about school reform helps us to ignore issues too divisive and too threatening to our own slim hold on ever decreasing middle-class privilege to really engage with?

Market-Based Dogmas Undermine Strong Education

Rick Ayers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Rick Ayers

Education is all a race, a competition. States must compete against states. Districts against districts. Schools against schools.

Ask Workers in Cambodia and Bangladesh: Where Has Corporate Social Responsibility Been?

Jeff Ballinger | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jeff Ballinger

Since the earliest "code of conduct" requirements for supplier factories, labor rights have declined nearly to the vanishing point in production-for-export areas around the world.

Educating for Democracy: Teachers in Florida Stage "Sick Out" From Testing

Joel Shatzky | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Joel Shatzky

Teachers are sick and tired of being scapegoated for "failing schools."

Haiti: Public Relations War and Historical Symbolism

Nikolas Kozloff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Nikolas Kozloff

With both Chavez and the U.S. looking to reverse their political fortunes in Latin America, could Haiti become the setting for geopolitical tensions?

The G20 Summit: Hijacked by Neo-Liberalism

Marshall Auerback | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Marshall Auerback

Government deficits are not an aberration; they are the norm. Our first (and possibly greatest) Treasury Secretary, Alexander Hamilton, called the national debt a "national blessing."

The People's Hedge Fund & Fighting For Economic Justice Using Boycotts Tied to Short-Sales: My Interview in Playboy France

Max Keiser | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Max Keiser

I am not anti-capitalist anti-profit ... I think these things can work if we find that balance. Our system is plagued by the horrors of speculation that ignores human and environmental rights. They see them as a luxury.