Monthly Archives: December 2012

Originally posted on Re: The People:
Bohm-Bawerk's "Marx and the Close of His System" In the previous blog post, I argued that in each of the three great capitalist catastrophes of the 19th and 20th Centuries — the Long Depression,…

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Originally posted on the fifth wave:
Karl Marx Karl Marx was a creature of the industrial revolution.  Colossal productive forces were unleashed during his lifetime, which swept over and altered every form of human relations.  An irreparable breach opened like…

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Originally posted on World in Motion:
I’ve been reflecting on the economic arguments made this election cycle and find myself dissatisfied with a lot of thinking on both the left and the right. Many people buy into a way of…

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Originally posted on Ian's Movie Reviews:
10. Marie Curie (1867-1934) Chemistry Marie Curie created the theory of radioactivity through her discovery of radium and also developed a process for isolating isotopes. These were huge advancements in chemical science which…

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Originally posted on Critical Herald:
Colonel Muammar Gaddafi has been the leader of Libya since taking power in a 1969 coup. The last time I felt this way was waking up one morning to see the World Trade Center towers…

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Originally posted on Critical Herald:
Glenn Beck: Speaking truth to power, or helping power speak its truth? Julian Assange: Exposing truth hidden by power, or destabilizing trust between powers? Trapped in the middle: Freedom of expression and the marketplace of…

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Originally posted on A Quantum Diaries Survivor:
A note left by a colleague in his facebook page: I just can’t get these numbers out of my head: The 500 richest people on earth earn more than the bottom 416 million.…

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