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After Typhoon Haiyan: The true face of the capitalist state
In times of disaster, the capitalist state shows its true face. In the Philippines, in the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan, thousands are dead, bodies lie uncollected in the streets, tens of thousands of ...
A Paradise Built in Hell: The Extraordinary Communities That Arise in Disaster
The most startling thing about disasters, according to Rebecca Solnit, is not merely that so many people rise to the occasion, but that they do so with joy. That joy reveals an ordinarily unmet yearni...
Parasites in the Body Economic: the Disasters of Neoliberalism
Michael Hudson discusses his new book, "Killing the Host: How Financial Parasites and Debt Bondage Destroy the Global Economy."
People are radicalizing Venezuela's Revolution: An interview with Christina Schiavoni
Schiavoni , Christina; Chowdhury, Farooque; Magdoff, Fred
In this interview Christina Schiavoni, a researcher and food sovereignty activist, provides a different view of the life of the Venezuelan people than we normally get from the media. The interview cov...
Social geography of a night of plunder
‘Up for it to cause havoc’ on the streets of London
In London last month every local uprising, or as a notice in a closed Clapham pub read, ‘social unrest’, had different origins and manifestations. And very few of them were riots.
Tomb Raiders,Smugglers,and the Looting of the Ancient World