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Neoliberalism Poisons Everything: How Free-Market Mania Threatens Education and Democracy

Reducing everything—including people—to markets makes democracy impossible, UC Berkeley’s Wendy Brown tells Salon… | Elias Isquith | Salon | Among lefties today, there may be no more toxic and discrediting a label than “neoliberal.” To be called a neoliberal is, generally, to be associated with the worst of capitalism’s excesses — Wall Street greed, union-busting, deregulation, […]

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Boost in the Cultural and Creative Sectors: European Commission and Investment Fund Launch New Scheme

europa.eu | Brussels The European Commission and the European Investment Fund (EIF) today launched a €121 million guarantee initiative to support SMEs in the cultural and creative sectors via financial institutions. This scheme is expected to create more than €600 million worth of bank loans over the next six years. Today’s initiative allows the EIF […]

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Alain Badiou: What is Called a Failure?

The mid-1970s saw the begin­nings of the ebb the ‘red dec­ade’ ushered in by the fourfold cir­cum­stances of national lib­er­a­tion struggles (in Viet­nam and Palestine in par­tic­u­lar), the world­wide stu­dent and youth move­ment (Ger­many, Japan, the USA, Mex­ico . . .), fact­ory revolts (France and Italy) and the Cul­tural Revolu­tion in China. It finds its […]

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What Big Pharma Doesn’t Want You To Know About Dopamine & Serotonin Imbalances Within The Brain

| Collective-Evolution | Arjun Walia | There are many uninformed individuals when it comes to knowing what’s happening within the modern day medical industry, and by no fault of their own. The world of medical science, unfortunately, has been plagued with scientific fraud and pharmaceutical company influence. The words ‘big pharma’ are far from a conspiracy theory, […]

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Facebook News Feed to focus on posts from “friends and family” rather than from publishers

“The site is said to be worried about the increasing dominance of publishers on the platform – and the fact that people are posting less and less about themselves.” Andrew Griffin The Independent Your Facebook feed is about to look completely different. And a lot more familiar. The company has announced that it is making […]

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