Monthly Archives For October 2011

Otherwise Occupied

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It appears that progressive political parties are holding back from overt support for the Occupy protests around the world in general and Ireland in particular. Perhaps it is because they see the occupiers lacking in…

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The Ask

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Book Review: The Ask, Sam Lipsyte (2010) Milo Burke is a man in distress. He’s a man who was whelped in a liberal college that let him believe he was the future of visual art,…

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Michael Albert in Dublin

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Film from Paula Geraghty of Michael Albert, author of Parecon: Life After Capitalism, speaking in Dublin on 11 October 2011 Michael Albert in Dublin from Paula Geraghty on Vimeo.

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A Poor Start

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The Irish Fiscal Advisory Council’s first report is out.  It is a poor start.  There is much to chew over but here I want to take up one contention – the one that says austerity…

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Where Does Money Come From? |

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Where Does Money Come From? | New Economic Foundation There is widespread misunderstanding of how new money is created. This book examines the workings of the UK monetary system and concludes that the most useful…

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#Occupy_Quality_Street!!

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Don’t Mention the Chocolate War. I was Mention It Once, But I Think I am Get Away with It. Unless you have been living in a yurt (which is a tent containing pro-biotics), you will…

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DCTV Interview with Michael Albert

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DCTV Interview with Michael Albert James Redmond from DCTV has a wide ranging discussion about Parecon, media, the Occupy movement with Michael Albert. Michael Albert interviewed by Dublin Community TV from DCTV on Vimeo.

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