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✌ The Zombie Doctrine

✌ The Zombie Doctrine:

Crisis after crisis is being caused by a failed ideology. But it cannot be stopped without a coherent alternative.

By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 16th April 2016
It’s as if the people of the Soviet Union had never heard of…

✌ Too much of a good thing | The Economist

✌ Too much of a good thing | The Economist

✌ The rise of American authoritarianism – Vox

✌ The rise of American authoritarianism – Vox

✌ How capital captured politics | Slavoj Žižek

✌ How capital captured politics | Slavoj Žižek:

Slavoj Žižek: WikiLeaks has shown us that western democracies are now ruled by market forces that debase the very notion of freedom

✌ http://ift.tt/1snsikX

✌ http://ift.tt/1snsikX:

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✌ Why has the idea of hell survived so long?

✌ Why has the idea of hell survived so long?:

In December 2013, a hoax began circulating on the internet claiming that Pope Francis had called a Third Vatican Council that, among other things, purged a literal hell from Catholic doctrine. ‘This doctrine is incompatible with the infinite love of God,’ Francis purportedly said. ‘God seeks not to condemn but only to embrace… Hell is…

✌ San Francisco’s (In)Visible Class War

✌ San Francisco’s (In)Visible Class War:

In 2003, I was living in San Francisco and working at a startup when I overheard a colleague of mine — a self-identified libertarian — spout off about “the homeless problem.” I don’t remember exactly what he said, but I’m sure it fit into a well-trodden frame about no-good lazy leeches. I marched right over to him and asked…

✌ BLDGBLOG: City of Buried Machines

✌ BLDGBLOG: City of Buried Machines

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✌ http://ift.tt/1nGIuvv

✌ Amazing Structure: A Conversation With Ursula Franklin

✌ Amazing Structure: A Conversation With Ursula Franklin:

Citizen, scientist, feminist

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