Monthly Archives: May 2015

Eric Poulin: Henry A. Giroux | Liberalism’s Failures in a Time of Increasing Violence, Racism, Inequality and State Terrorism

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[Giroux] calls for a politics that enables people to imagine politics as a place to think critically, move beyond the tyranny of the moment, be able to connect the civic imagination with a new understanding of collective action, and demand the impossible, that is demand the promise of a radical democracy.

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By Eric Poulin  Truthout.org | Interview  Sunday, May 3, 2015

In these two far-reaching interviews on the “Soap Box” with Eric Poulin, Henry Giroux talks about the failure of liberalism in a time of increasing violence, racism, inequality, state terrorism, and the rule of the financial elite over every commanding social, cultural and political institution in the United States. He elaborates on the failure of many liberals to move both beyond the call for weak reforms that do not challenge the fundamental structures of domination and their willingness…

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Fascinating, In-depth, interview with former CIA officer John Kiriakou [Video]

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Chris Hedges and Bob Scheer discuss Scheer’s latest book “They Know Everything About You” [Video]

Chris Hedges and Bob Scheer discuss Scheer’s latest book “They Know Everything About You: How Data-Collecting Corporations and Snooping Government Agencies Are Destroying Democracy” and end up interrogating some of the fundamental assumptions underlying their respective political beliefs.


Five Big Banks Plead Guilty to Rigging Currency Markets,Get Slap on Wrist,Investors are pleased [Video]

“…essentially banking has become a kind of criminal enterprise. And we’re talking about multiple crimes over multiple years, committed by the same institutions under the administration of the same senior executives. So it isn’t a quick case of one or two rogue traders or bad actors here. We have an institutional problem, a real culture of crime and opportunism within these financial institutions.” – James S. Henry


The EuroDiVision Contest – feat. Merkel, Žižek & IMF [RAP NEWS 31]


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