Showing posts with label Capitalism. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Capitalism. Show all posts

Monday, October 12, 2015

'Capitalism is Mother Earth's Cancer': World People's Summit Issues 12 Demands

Common Dreams

The establishment of an independent climate tribunal to hold wealthy nations accountable emerged as a central goal of conference in Bolivia. Story here.

Monday, January 12, 2015

Answering for America’s Madness

by Ann Jones 

Americans who live abroad — more than six million of us worldwide (not counting those who work for the U.S. government) — often face hard questions about our country from people we live among. Europeans, Asians, and Africans ask us to explain everything that baffles them about the increasingly odd and troubling conduct of the United States.  Polite people, normally reluctant to risk offending a guest, complain that America’s trigger-happiness, cutthroat free-marketeering, and “exceptionality” have gone on for too long to be considered just an adolescent phase. Which means that we Americans abroad are regularly asked to account for the behavior of our rebranded “homeland,” now conspicuously in decline and increasingly out of step with the rest of the world.

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