Capitalism has learned to create host organisms, article by Zygmunt Bauman, The Guardian

 

In the face of financial crisis, any hope that the parasite will die when it runs out of food is in vain – capitalism is far too inventive.

The news of capitalism’s demise is (to borrow from Mark Twain

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Why It's Kicking Off Everywhere: The New Global Revolutions

http://www.thepressproject.gr/external.php?id=12257


Our world is changing dramatically. Social upheaval has followed worldwide economic crisis and the gulf between the haves and the have-nots is widening. In 2011, this profound disconnect found expression in events that we were told had been consigned …

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An absolute refusal? Notes on the 12 February demonstration in Athens

A good analysis from the edufactory.net on the 12/2 demonstrations and riots in Athens and the threshold that the official political system in Greece stands:

An absolute refusal? Notes on the 12 February demonstration in Athens

di PAVLOS HATZOPOULOS, ILIAS …

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POPULAR UPHEAVALS, THE CRISIS OF CAPITALISM, AND THE MARXIST ANALYSIS OF THE VALUE-FORM

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y2FrGHX5OA0

 
A presentation by the Internationalist Perspective

Presentation abstract:

The “Arab Spring,” the occupation of the statehouse in Madison Wisconsin, the encampments in Spain, the occupation and violent struggle in Syntagma square in Athens, are all responses to the …

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ALAIN BADIOU. SAVE THE GREEKS FROM THEIR SAVIORS!

http://www.egs.edu/faculty/alain-badiou/articles/save-the-greeks-from-their-saviors/

 

At a time when one Greek youth out of two is unemployed. Where 25,000 homeless wander the streets of Athens. Where 30% of the population has fallen under the poverty line and where millions of families are forced …

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