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Solidarity to Mapuche communities! Freedom for all Mapuche political prisoners NOW!

From Athens Greece, from Mexico city to London, from New York to Bilbao, from Hamburg to Sofia and from Katmandhou to San Francisco, from all the active cells of Void Network we are expressing our solidarity to the struggle of Mapuche for Mother Earth, for the Dignity and Freedom of their communities, for the Freedom and Dignity of all of us. The Struggle of Mapuche people is our own struggle,…

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“The Kill Team // How U.S. soldiers in Afghanistan murdered innocent civilians and mutilated their corpses – and how their officers failed to stop them. Plus: An exclusive look at the war crime photos censored by the Pentagon” a report by Rolling Stone magazine

On January 15th, 2010, U.S. soldiers in Bravo Company stationed near Kandahar executed an unarmed Afghan boy named Gul Mudin in the village of La Mohammad Kalay. Reports by soldiers at the scene indicate that Mudin was about 15 years old. According to sworn statements, two soldiers – Cpl. Jeremy Morlock and Pfc. Andrew Holmes – staged the killing to make it look like they had been under attack. Ordering…

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The Libyan People’s Committees should be the foundation of a new life, not just an interim measure

The struggle of the Libyan people, as part of the wave of popular rebellions spreading like fire in all of the Arab world, is taking a really dramatic turn, with the people advancing their struggle against a regime bent on staying in power by whatever means necessary. Gadaffi, in spite of his past as a thorn in the side of the US, had became a key ally in their War…

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“Egypt Today, Tommorow the World”, an analysis from Crimethinc ex Workers Collective

  North Africa is in revolt. As usual, the most striking thing is how familiar everything is: the young man with the prestigious degree working at a coffee shop, the unemployment and bitterness, the protests set off by police brutality—for police are to the unemployed what bosses are to workers. These details cue us in that what is happening in Egypt is not part of another world, but very much…

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“These hunger strikers are the martyrs of Greece” by Costas Douzinas

Greece: 98 Migrants Hospitalized During 39 Days of Hunger Strikefrom brandon jourdan on Vimeo. “These hunger strikers are the martyrs of Greece” by Costas DouzinasAsylum seekers willing to die in the face of expulsion after shame and exploitation bear witness to a higher truth than life As the world follows the north African revolutions with bated breath, a less public north African revolt and tragedy is taking place in Athens and Thessaloniki. Three hundred non-documented…

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END:CIV // a new great underground film by submediatv and pm press / a way out of this all-consuming madness and into a saner future.

END:CIV examines our culture’s addiction to systematic violence and environmental exploitation, and probes the resulting epidemic of poisoned landscapes and shell-shocked nations. Based in part on Endgame, the best-selling book by Derrick Jensen, END:CIV asks: “If your homeland was invaded by aliens who cut down the forests, poisoned the water and air, and contaminated the food supply, would you resist?” The causes underlying the collapse of civilizations are usually traced…

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News From Egypt / a blog written during the revolt of Egypt in Cairo Now! News from riots in Egypt here and now

Revolution People!Revolution! “The People Wants to bring Down the Regime” Void Network hosts here the link of a fine blog written directly in Cairo and trying to spread news and opinions from Egypt underground to the insurrectionists and people from all over the world who express solidarity to the struggle of Egyptian people. http://www.occupiedlondon.org/cairo/ This blog is a collection of comments, contributions and visual media from the Egyptian uprising. It…

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“Tunisia: Multitude in Revolt” from Moment of Insurrection

intro about the revolt in Tunisia by Workers Solidarity Movement: Friday 14 January 2011 — After a dramatic 24 hours when Tunisia’s dictator president Ben Ali first tried promising liberalisation and an end to police shootings of demonstrators and then, this evening at 16:00, declaring martial law, he has finally fallen from office. While the rumours are still swirling, one thing is clear, Ben Ali has left Tunisia and the…

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On the Commons: A Public Interview with Massimo De Angelis and Stavros Stavrides

An Architektur: The term “commons” occurs in a variety of historical contexts. First of all, the term came up in relation to land enclosures during pre- or early capitalism in England; second, in relation to the Italian autonomia movement of the 1960s; and third, today, in the context of file-sharing networks, but also increasingly in the alter-globalization movement. Could you tell us more about your interest in the commons? Massimo De Angelis: My interest…

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Meet “JR”, a street artist and activist

              JR exhibits his photographs in the biggest art gallery on the planet. His work is presented freely in the streets of the world, catching the attention of people who are not museum visitors. His work mixes Art and Action; it talks about commitment, freedom, identity and limit. JR’s career as a photographer began when he found a camera in the Paris subway. In…

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“Mutual Aid : A Factor of Evolution” by Peter Kropotkin

Peter Kropotkin’s book on mutual aid and co-operation as a factor in evolution. Written in 1902. Text taken from the Anarchy Archives Introduction 1. Mutual aid among animals 2. Mutual aid among animals (cont.) 3. Mutual aid among savages 4. Mutual aid among the barbarians 5. Mutual aid in the Mediaeval city 6. Mutual aid in the Mediaeval city (cont.) 7. Mutual aid amongst ourselves 8. Mutual aid amongst ourselves Conclusion…

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15 years old English school student speaking about his generation

    Void Network publishes here an inspired speach of a wonderfull 15 years school student speaking about his experience of participation to the riots against austerity measures and cuts & fees on education in England during November and December 2010. His speach characterises the end of a social delusion created by totalitarian economic and political elites describing the new generation as apolitic and indifferent. We invite you see this…

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“Introduction to Civil War” by Tiqqun

        “Introduction to Civil War” by Tiqqun Translated by Alexander R. Galloway and Jason E. Smith “Society no longer exists, at least in the sense of a differentiated whole. There is only a tangle of norms and mechanisms through which THEY hold together the scattered tatters of the global biopolitical fabric, through which THEY prevent its violent disintegration. Empire is the administrator of this desolation, the supreme…

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Riot, Si Se Puede by Lilprole / Complete Report from the people’s struggles in Arizona U.S.A.

  Riot, Si Se Puede! [by lilprole] by lilprole Special to Phoenix Class War Council “[When] we permit the police, Klan and Nazis to terrorize whatever sector of the population they wish without repaying them back in kind. In short, by not engaging in mass organizing and delivering war to the oppressors, we become anarchists in name only.” -Kuwasi Balagoon Canisters are hurled into the sky, exploding into smoke as…

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Crisis In The Class Relation // by Endnotes

  Endnotes #2 April 2010 / Misery and the value form http://endnotes.org.uk/articles/2   Yes! There Will Be Growth in the Spring!  The history of capitalist society is the history of the reproduction of the capitalist class relation. It is that of the reproduction of capital as capital, and — its necessary concomitant — of the working class as working class. If we assume the reproduction of this relation is not…

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“Democracy: There’s no escape.” by Greek political group “Agents of Chaos”

                                Democracy There’s no escape. The big pricks are out. They’ll fuck everything in sight. Watch your back.   Harold Pinter (He already said it on February 2003)   At the historical point we are now in, the contradiction of capital is increasingly clear worldwide. Proletarians around the world are in turmoil as the reproduction…

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Report From U.K. Student Struggle: More than 150000 students abandoned their classrooms in 24th November 2010 in U.K.

                        Void Network [Theory, Utopia, Empathy, Ephemeral Arts] http://voidnetwork.blogspot.com/ More than 150.000 students abandoned their classrooms in 24th November 2010 in U.K. participating in occupations of universities, demonstrations, sit-ins and teach-ins all over U.K. making it the biggest wave of student protests and occupations in a generation. First reports say around 20,000 on today’s march in London. Marches in…

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WALKOUT OF YOUR SCHOOL, COLLEGE OR UNIVERSITY ON 24 NOVEMBER

        WALKOUT OF YOUR SCHOOL, COLLEGE OR UNIVERSITY ON 24 NOVEMBER Make the walkout happen Walkouts have been one of the major ways school and college students in Britain have traditionally shown their discontent. They took place at hundreds of schools and colleges against the Iraq war in 2003, against “third world” debt in 2005, and several colleges walked out against cuts and privatisation in 2009-10, including…

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Void Network : Statement of Solidarity to the U.K. Student struggle

Statement from the occupation of Sussex University:   This afternoon, over 170 students occupied the lecture theatre in the Fulton building at the University of Sussex in protest of the trebling of tuition fees and the attack on our education system. In light of Wednesday’s demonstration, which saw 52,000 people come out in opposition to the government’s proposed cuts to education and raising of fees, we feel it is necessary for…

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Student fees protest in London U.K.: ‘This is just the beginning’ // Student protest: we are all in this together

                Void Network and Void Mirror international blog publishes  two articles from today’s  Guardian newspaper about the student struggle in  U.K. and Ireland, a struggle  that  creates hopes to all of  us about  the arising of critical thought and fearless action  against neo-liberal capitalism  and social, economical and  political  inequality and totalitarianism  in United Kingdom.  We express our solidarity  to all students and…

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“Cocaine Culture: A global apartheid of decadence and death” by Blake Sifton

“Cocaine Culture:  A global apartheid of  decadence and death”  by Blake Sifton     CΨΨCapitalism has always required disposable populations in order to function. In our system of global apartheid other people must toil in fields and sweatshops, die in resource wars and watch as their countries are poisoned in order for us to enjoy comfortable, privileged lives. As this reality becomes clearer I am alarmed by the hypocrisy of many…

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New Communique from France : First round: It continues!…

                Hello Everyone, this is a message from Void Network.We just recieved this message and we propose you to read anddistribute this communique:Here is a translation of the most recent communique from an assembly that has been occuring in Paris. Please post and dsitrubute (posting is extremely helpful) This communique was distrubuted as a flyer at a demonstration in Paris today. There are…

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Letter from French Comrades about the general strike and the riots in France

Here attached and pasted is a communique from  comrades in Paris translated into english by  american writer Calamity Barucha.  Please forward this widely, post onto your blogs ect . We are trying to get this out there  because there haven’t been many communqies  until now and hopefully people will organize some soli-demos. This same group who wrote this will soon  come out with another  communique that will be broader, consolidating …

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Europe’s Fiscal Dystopia: the “New Austerity” Road By MICHAEL HUDSON

            Void Mirror publish an article written some days before the G20 Summit in Toronto originaly published at the influential political magazine CounterPunch : http://counterpunch.org/hudson06252010.html EU Today, US Tomorrow Europe’s Fiscal Dystopia:  the “New Austerity” Road By MICHAEL HUDSON  Europe is committing fiscal suicide – and will have little trouble finding allies at this weekend’s G-20 meetings in Toronto. Despite the deepening Great Recession threatening…

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General Strike in France 12, 13 , 14 October 2010

Προσθήκη λεζάντας Void Network recieves very positive news from France this week about the general strike is taking place there and especialy about the actions and initiatives of young people there.  As the maintream media reports:  ….”Rampaging mobs vandalised banks, expensive cars and designer shops across France yesterday as two million people protested at Nicolas Sarkozy’s handling of the economic crisis. A general strike paralysed the country as workers caught…

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Gonzo: The Life and Work of Dr. Hunter S. Thompson (film)

Void Network invites you to see the film Gonzo: The Life and Work of  Dr. Hunter S. Thompson here: http://v.youku.com/v_show/id_XMTgxMDM4MjU2.html   Gonzo: The Life and Work of Dr. Hunter S. Thompson is a 2008 documentary film directed by Alex Gibney. It details Hunter S. Thompson‘s landmark writings on music and politics.[1]Friends and family (including Tom Wolfe and Ralph Steadman) provide interviews to help describe the mythos of Hunter and his life.   Hunter S. Thompson was often portrayed…

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Doing In-Against-and-Beyond Labour , By John Holloway

    Doing In-Against-and-Beyond Labour , By John Holloway (1) At the heart of the social movements of recent years, at least in their more radical variants, is a drive against the logic of capitalist society. The so-called social movements are not organised as parties: their aim is not to take state power. The goal is rather to reverse the movement of a society gone mad, systematically mad. The movements…

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Raw Materials for a Theory of the “YoungGirl.” by Tiqqun

Raw Materials for a Theory of the “YoungGirl.” by Tiqqun Preliminaries   I did love you once. -Hamlet  i Under the hypnotic grimaces of official pacification, a war is being waged.  A war that can no longer be called simply economic, social, or humanitarian, because it is total.  And though each of us senses that our existence has become a battlefield where neuroses, phobias, somatizations, depression, and anguish are but…

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The Psychopathology Of Work by Penelope Rosemont

    The Psychopathology Of Work by Penelope Rosemont Work, now? Never, never. I’m on strike. – Arthur Rimbaud  Depersonalization and alienation from our deepest desires is implanted during childhood via school, church, movies, and TV, and soon reaches the point where an individual’s desire is not only a net of contradictions, but also a commodity like all the others. “True life” always seems to be just a bit beyond…

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International Solidarity with the 14 kidnapped by the Chilean ‘democracy’

This is a message from Chile Thursday, September 02 2010 @ 08:20 PM UTC   This past Saturday the 14th of August, in the cities of Santiago and Valparaiso, an action coordinated by police of all types (special task forces) violently raided three squatted social centers and many private homes in fives communes. The police intimidated people with weapons of war, broke windows and doors, and took many personal items…

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Fighting in the New Terrain by Crimethinc Ex Workers Collective

                          Fighting in the New Terrain by Crimethinc Ex Workers Collective   Overture: The More Things Change… Once, the basic building block of patriarchy was the nuclear family, and calling for its abolition was a radical demand. Now families are increasingly fragmented—yet has this fundamentally expanded women’s power or children’s autonomy? Once, the mainstream media consisted of only a few television…

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International Call-Out for Oakland Support and Solidarity

Greetings from California, Comrades! As many have heard, a relentless anti-police movement has grown from the tragedy of Oscar Grant’s murder on January 1, 2009 by former officer Johannes Mehserle.* Recently, Mehserle was convicted of the deplorable charge of involuntary manslaughter, a weak charge which carries a sentence of probation to four years in prison. When the news of Mehserle’s verdict reached the people of the bay area on July…

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Nothing Burns in Hell: On Delinquents and Respectable Citizens by (U.K. situationist) Wayne Spencer

Nothing Burns in Hell: On Delinquents and Respectable Citizens by (U.K. situationist) Wayne Spencer Introduction: This article by a British situationist offers a critique of capitalism’s many delinquents and the respectable citizens who confront them in the streets and the dominant society’s spectacle of social life. Covering both street-corner hoodlums and the industrious armed gangs who distribute drugs in some cities, the author argues that the delinquents have failed to…

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Toronto G20: Eyewitness Report by Crimethinc

In the last update offered by Crimethinc an overview of what happened in Toronto during the anarchist actions against the G20 June 25-27. We’ve received the following blow-by-blow report from on the ground there, offering context and analysis from inside the riots that shook Canada’s largest city. Anarchists have fully emerged in North America as a force to be reckoned with following the events in Toronto, and it is important…

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Manual for Revolutionary Leaders by Fredy Perlman

  Manual for Revolutionary Leaders  by Fredy Perlman I. Generation of Revolutionaries Plunder and war continue to spread across the world. They are stuff of past and present history. The greater the material product of society the greater the plunder; the larger the stock of productive forces the more extensive the destruction. It is not the task of this manual to examine the plunder or the destruction, but to treat…

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S.O.S.! CAMPAIGN TO COLLECT SIGNATURES FOR THE FREEDOM OF THE 12 POLITICAL PRISONERS OF ATENCO.

CAMPAIGN TO COLLECT SIGNATURES FOR THE FREEDOM OF THE 12 POLITICAL PRISONERS OF ATENCO. SYNOPSIS: The Peoples’ Front in Defense of the Land (Frente de Pueblos en Defensa de la Tierra, FDPT) brings together a number of villages and farming communities on the outskirts of Mexico City, including San Salvador Atenco. In 2002 they generated a process of peasant resistance against the plan to make a new airport, with this…

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A Warning to Students of All Ages by Raoul Vaneigem

As in most countries of north hemisphere the schools and the universities shut down to allow some weeks of rest, free thought and happiness to most of the students, some of the youngest mental slaves of our times,…. Void Network dedicates to all students the essay of  Raoul Vaneigem  A Warning to Students of All Ages A Warning to Students of All Ages   By Raoul Vaneigem [Note: this pamphlet…

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AntiCapitalistMedia, an amazing blog!

We invite all our friends to navigate, investigate, read and share with everybody the amazing knowledge, information, political philosophy, sociology and history of social struggles that is gathered in the influential blog AntiCapitalistMedia : http://anticapitalistmedia.blogspot.com/

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“Elsewhere”, independent community dedicated to fine art and social visualization

“Elsewhere” is an inpedendent community dedicated to fine art and social visualization.According to their manifesto:“Elsewhere” social community network is a grassroots movement and independent community project dedicated to fine art and social visualization.We aim to motivate positive social processes in our surroundings and create a common ground for Palestinians, Israelis and foreign artists. We want to establish an international space- a venue enabling unfiltered exchange of ideas, experiences and perspectives.…

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OCCUPY EVERYTHING!: California Valley Miwok Tribe Occupies Foreclosed House in Stockton

OCCUPY EVERYTHING!: California Valley Miwok Tribe Occupies Foreclosed House in StocktonFrom the upcoming issue of Modesto Anarcho, 3 year anniversary issue!http://www.modestoanarcho.org/2009/12/occupy-everything-california-valley.htmlread more about Modesto California:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Modesto,_CaliforniaModesto Anarcho: Many people do not know the history of the Native peoples in the Central Valley, can you tell us a little about the history of the Miwoks? California Valley Miwok Tribe: Previous to Rancherias being created in California, the Miwok People’s territory covered ten (10)…

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Zen Anarchy by Max Cafard

Zen Anarchy? What could that be? Some new variations on the koans, those classic proto-dadaist Zen “riddles”? What is the Sound of One Hand making a Clenched Fist? If you see a Black Flag waving on the Flagpole, what moves? Does the flag move? Does the wind move? Does the revolutionary movement move? What is your original nature — before May ‘68, before the Spanish Revolution, before the Paris Commune?…

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Urban Camping: Subversive City Living from Times Square to the Car Tent

 Urban camping means different things to different people, from living without a vehicle or electricity and plumbing to squatting in unused properties and more. However, the most popular definition of urban camping provided by the urban dictionary is: “camping in an urban setting by sleeping on rooftops, under bushes, and in public parks.” Amid and Zach are two brave New Yorkers who picked the busiest and most high profile place…

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Against intellectual property by Brian Martin

Against intellectual propertyFrom Information Liberation,  Challenging the corruptions  of information powerby Brian Martin,  Freedom Press, London 1998. Problems with intellectual property Critique of standard justifications The marketplace of ideas The alternative Plagiarism Royalities Stimulating creativity Strategies for change Change thinking Expose the costs Reproduce protected works Openly refuse to cooperate with intellectual property Promote non-owned information Develop principles to deal with credit for intellectual work  There is a strong case…

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Inspire! [a short video featuring Noam Chomsky & music from Oceansize]

Inspiration  is our most  powerfull weapon We don’t need followers or faithfull soldiers We  Need  Friends, Lovers and  Comrades Music: “Music for a Nurse”  by Oceansize  Voice: Noam Chomsky video directed by MadV http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a0C6j0D8hrY found at the Ataktos752 Channel: http://www.youtube.com/user/ataktos752

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FOOT NOT BOMBS NEEDS YOUR HELP !

Food Not Bombs is a de-centralized group of motivated individuals in the city of Missoula and across the globe who have a vision of a better world. The people in Missoula sharing food with one another in Missoula under the moniker or “Food Not Bombs” have been doing so off and on for years, this particular group has been active for about a calendar year and has successfully been operating…

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Cops, Pigs, Murderers!…Angry Protests in Portland after the assassinations of people by the Police

Last week, Jack Dale Collins, a homeless man having a mental health crisis was shot and murdered by the Portland Police. Two months ago, Aaron Campbell, a suicidal black man grieving over the death of his brother the same day, was shot with beanbag guns, killed by a shot in the back, and had dogs released on his corpse.Last week, hours after the second killing in two months, Portland anarchists…

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“There’s only one thing left settle: our accounts with capital and its state” by TPTG / greek autonomous communist group

A report on the working class struggles against austerity measures in Greece by Proles and Poor’s Credit Rating Agency aka TPTG a greek autonomous communist group. In periods of crisis, such as the current period of overaccumulation crisis, capitalists use the politics of “public debt” in order to devise new ways to intensify exploitation. In contrast with capitalist upturns when the private debt is increased, downturns are characterized by the…

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Understanding the Economic Crisis in Greece // Three videos

Many people on this planet wonder about the economic crisis in Greece and the fight of the Greek society against the theft of their future from golden boys, multinational corporations, banks and governements. Greek society is in a moment of a fragile levitation. In one side are all the fears, the limitations and the illusion of our past. In the other side is the life that we always dreamed to…

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So…What’s Your Price? // Y tu… Cuanto Cuestas? a film from Mexico by Ollalo Rubio

       This a great film about inequality…It starts with a baby in Mexico and a baby in United States of America and it tries to investigate how much the life of these two babies cost… How much your life cost?…Why the inequality exists, who is responsible for our life…how much our life cost?…and so…How Much You Cost? Plot Synopsis by Nathan Southern from  http://www.allmovie.com/work/so-whats-your-price-426116 With his biting, acerbic…

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