Category Archives: globalization

The Tribal Mind

Gwynne Dyer’s excellent 1994 documentary series The Human Race: A Species at the Crossroads continues.

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Escaping From History

Gwynne Dyer’s excellent 1994 documentary series The Human Race: A Species at the Crossroads continues.

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The Bomb Under the World

Gwynne Dyer’s surprising documentary on patriarchy, militarism, and feminism starts this excellent 1994 documentary series, The Human Race: A Species at the Crossroads.

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The Grass Is Not Greener

By Emilia 1956 For all of you who think Europe is better educated, more sophisticated and tolerant, here’s a racist rant on a London tram, complete with classic British vocabulary. Who said Americans were stupid? This scene is being played … Continue reading

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TIME Magazine is Keeping You Dumb

Media doesn’t tell you what to think; media decides what you should think about. If you’ve wondered why Americans are so dumb about the world, the side-by-side comparison of TIME Magazine covers explains a big part of our problem. Original … Continue reading

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Morning Awful: European Double-Dip

Europe’s financial crisis isn’t staying in Europe; demand for American goods and services is declining. This is why I don’t understand people who root for Europe to fail: It’s affecting companies like Marlin Steel Wire Products, a 34-employee business based … Continue reading

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Science Describes Global Oligarchy

It’s not a conspiracy, just an unmanaged and unregulated system of interconnected ownership. New Scientist: When the team further untangled the web of ownership, it found much of it tracked back to a “super-entity” of 147 even more tightly knit … Continue reading

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Youth Always Lead The Way

Watch Chris Hayes, via C&L: No, Egypt and America are not the same country. But it doesn’t matter; today’s young, progressive generation is reaching adulthood and finding it a far heavier burden than their parents. Their demands are as recognizably … Continue reading

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Another Reason To Hate France

As if it wasn’t bad enough that the French Empire has returned triumphant of late, France is also responsible for this disco-themed atrocity that assaulted my eyeballs on Reddit last night. Good thing de Gaulle developed nuclear weapons; his country … Continue reading

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Sim Filibuster

I question the notion that video games can’t say anything profound about the world. Continue reading

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Morning Awful: Imminent Global Meltdown

The new head of the International Monetary Fund says the United States has to raise its debt ceiling or risk blowing up the world economy: Christine Lagarde, the first woman to head the lending institution, said in an interview broadcast … Continue reading

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