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Cultural Change. Storia. Coté Anarchie. Manifesti. In the wake of Marx. Other Side of the Sky. Riviste. Préjugés / Stéréotypes.

Homosexualité - Homophobie. Diseguaglianza. Disciplina e punizione. Sciences (humaines) Capitalismo, liberalismo, neoliberismo, neoconservatorismo. Theory. Related pdfs, Blogs, Journals. It may only take 3.5% of the population to topple a dictator – with civil resistance. Many people across the United States are despondent about the new president – and the threat to democracy his rise could represent.

It may only take 3.5% of the population to topple a dictator – with civil resistance

But they shouldn’t be. At no time in recorded history have people been more equipped to effectively resist injustice using civil resistance. Today, those seeking knowledge about the theory and practice of civil resistance can find a wealth of information at their fingertips. In virtually any language, one can find training manuals, strategy-building tools, facilitation guides and documentation about successes and mistakes of past nonviolent campaigns. Material is available in many formats, including graphic novels, e-classes, films and documentaries, scholarly books, novels, websites, research monographs, research inventories, and children’s books. The Left-Right Political Spectrum Is Bogus. It might be a division between social identities based on class or region or race or gender, but it is certainly not a clash between different ideas.

The Left-Right Political Spectrum Is Bogus

The French Estates-General in 1789 (Isidore-Stanislaus Helman via Wikimedia Commons) Americans are more divided than ever by political ideology, as a recent Pew Research Center study makes clear. About a third of people on each side say of the other that its proponents "are so misguided that they threaten the nation’s well-being. " They're both right about that. My prescription isn't civility or dialogue, which though admirable are boring and in this case evidently impossible. Clicktivism is ruining leftist activism. A battle is raging for the soul of activism.

Clicktivism is ruining leftist activism

It is a struggle between digital activists, who have adopted the logic of the marketplace, and those organisers who vehemently oppose the marketisation of social change. At stake is the possibility of an emancipatory revolution in our lifetimes. The conflict can be traced back to 1997 when a quirky Berkeley, California-based software company known for its iconic flying toaster screensaver was purchased for $13.8m (£8.8m).

Brian Eno: ‘We’ve been in decline for 40 years – Trump is a chance to rethink. Brian Eno’s new album is called Reflection, and what better time to reflect on an astonishing career?

Brian Eno: ‘We’ve been in decline for 40 years – Trump is a chance to rethink

Or careers. There’s the first incarnation of Eno as the leopardskin-shirted synth-twiddler who overshadowed the more obviously mannered Bryan Ferry in Roxy Music. With his shoulder-length hair and androgynous beauty, there was something otherworldly about Eno. He was as preposterous as he was cool. So cool that, back then, he didn’t bother with a first name. La generazione fottuta. Sinistra, Movimento 5 stelle, populismo. Di PAOLO ERCOLANI.

La generazione fottuta. Sinistra, Movimento 5 stelle, populismo

Perché la politica ha bisogno di un’élite. La spiegazione migliore della catastrofe del Movimento Cinque Stelle al Comune di Roma ce l’ha data quasi cent’anni fa il grande filosofo spagnolo José Ortega y Gasset.

Perché la politica ha bisogno di un’élite

"Videocracy" o del fascismo estetico (1) - Nazione Indiana. Di Andrea Inglese [La seconda parte dell’intervento, qui]La negligenza, e quasi la cecità, della sinistra e della sua intellighentsia dinanzi a questo fenomeno deriva dalla situazione con cui hanno guardato alla cultura delle masse, che è stata considerata sempre marginale rispetto al potere presunto vero, cioè alla dimensione politica ed economica.

"Videocracy" o del fascismo estetico (1) - Nazione Indiana

Raggi, Appendino e la società dei mediocri. ­di PAOLO ERCOLANI La nostra è l’epoca in cui, per citare Paul Ricoeur, all’ipertrofia dei mezzi corrisponde un’atrofia dei fini.

Raggi, Appendino e la società dei mediocri

In cui la sfavillante opulenza informativa produce, all’atto pratico, una desolante indigenza conoscitiva. BEFORE THEY -

Corpo, territorio, politica

La coscienza del bene e del male. Jeff Hawke di Sidney Joerdan Quasi cinquant’anni fa (1971) Sidney Jordan pubblicava le strisce H5401 – H5498 di Jeff Hawke (ogni striscia di Jeff Hawke è identificata con la lettera H seguita da un numero progressivo).

La coscienza del bene e del male

Giovani e giovanilismo. I Black Bloc e il Mirk: l’analisi di Francesco Terzago. Black Bloc versione consumistica.

I Black Bloc e il Mirk: l’analisi di Francesco Terzago

"Dalla parte dei teppisti" Dagli scontri del primo maggio a Milano. Foto di Stefano Santangelo.


Ozio produttivo: La pulsione di morte della concorrenza. Attira l’attenzione anche il carattere globale e universale di tale fenomeno. E' cominciato negli Usa. Socio: constructivisme structuraliste. Jacques-Alain Miller : les prophéties de Lacan. Fantômas, les nains de jardin, Foucault, et la forêt qui pousse.

Fantômas, les nains de jardin, Foucault, et la forêt qui pousse... Fantômas, les nains de jardin, Foucault, et la forêt qui pousse... Mohamed Merah a succombé aux balles du RAID, après 10 jours de psychose en France. Même depuis ma retraite d’écriture au Mexique, je ne pouvais échapper aux échos venant de mes proches et amis. J’ai fini par m’offrir un petit bain de presse pour constater l’immense couverture médiatique, les manifestations de solidarité, les minutes de silence, la pléthore de témoignages destinés à nourrir les reportages gloutons du “toujours plus” car, comme on sait, les médias ont horreur du vide. Quant aux candidats à la présidentielle, chacun y allait de son petit mot destiné à flatter un électorat accroché au mamelles des discours sécuritaires et populistes. Postmoderno e videogiochi. REMIX culture. Thoreau on Hard Work, the Myth of Productivity, and the True Measure of Meaningful Labor. By Maria Popova “Those who work much do not work hard.”

New Politika. La società è troppo complessa per avere un solo presidente, dice la matematica. Circa due terzi degli americani ritengono che il loro paese stia andando nella "direzione sbagliata" e si sono ritrovati a votare per due dei candidati alla presidenza meno popolari di tutti i tempi. Sia la sinistra che la destra sostengono l'inefficacia del governo degli Stati Uniti. Qual è il motivo di tutto ciò? Fondation Nicolas Hulot. What Fascism Really Is — And What It Isn't. It seems everyone is a fascist these days. Doesn’t matter who, doesn’t matter why, they are fascists. We have all been stuck speaking with the self-proclaimed constitutional expert who finds everyone who disagrees with them to be worthy of the name. I have personally been called a fascist numerous times for holding political positions opposite that of the person accusing me.

Nietzsche e i precursori del nazismo: una riflessione metodologica. Friedrich Nietzsche. 10 Lessons From Real-Life Revolutions That Fictional Dystopias Ignore. Recommended by Esther Inglis-Arkell Here's The Gruesome Way A Doctor First Proved The Heart Pumps Blood 10 Lessons From Real-Life Revolutions That Fictional Dystopias Ignore The Potato That Killed! This Rube Goldberg Machine Runs On Light Here's the Hallucination You (and Everyone Else) Have Experienced One Bad Piece of Press Made Black Widow Spiders Legendary. Occupy Wall Street. The big picture. The Big Picture: undercurrents / influences / inspirations. Democratic government 'slippage'- implosion.

Resist - Good storytelling strengthens social movements. Social Design. Social Anthropology. Theories de la classe moyenne.

Think Tanks

Nourritures de l'esprit. SOCIAL FACTORS SHAPING PERCEPTION AND DECISION-MAKING. List of rampage killers. This is a partial list of rampage killings. It is further divided into several subsections. This list shall contain every case with at least one of the following features: Rampage killings with six or more dead (excluding the perpetrator)Rampage killings with at least four people killed and a double digit number of victims (dead plus injured)Rampage killings with at least a dozen victims (dead plus injured) Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential. 12 Events That Will Change Everything, Made Interactive. The Basic Laws of Human Stupidity. By Carlo M. Cipolla, Professor of Economics, UC Berkeley in Whole Earth Review, Spring 1987 The First Basic Law of Human Stupidity asserts without ambiguity that Always and inevitably everyone underestimates the number of stupid individuals in circulation...

Malthusian Theory of Population. Thomas Robert Malthus was the first economist to propose a systematic theory of population. He articulated his views regarding population in his famous book, Essay on the Principle of Population (1798), for which he collected empirical data to support his thesis. Malthus had the second edition of his book published in 1803, in which he modified some of his views from the first edition, but essentially his original thesis did not change. In Essay on the Principle of Population,Malthus proposes the principle that human populations grow exponentially (i.e., doubling with each cycle) while food production grows at an arithmetic rate (i.e. by the repeated addition of a uniform increment in each uniform interval of time).

Thus, while food output was likely to increase in a series of twenty-five year intervals in the arithmetic progression 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, and so on, population was capable of increasing in the geometric progression 1, 2, 4, 8, 16, 32, 64, 128, 256, and so forth. The "War on Drugs" The macabre truth of gun control in the US is that toddlers kill more people than terrorists do. This week, in my country, considered by some of its more embarrassing denizens to be the “greatest country in the world”, an outspoken Florida “gun rights” advocate left a loaded .45 calibre handgun in the back seat of her car and was promptly shot and wounded by her four-year-old child. Truly a pinnacle of human potential, much like the invention of paper in second-century BC China, or Aristotle holding forth in the Lyceum, or whoever first pointed out that Florida looks like America’s penis.

What do you say about the outspoken Florida “gun rights” advocate who left a loaded .45 calibre handgun in the back seat of her car and was promptly shot and wounded by her four-year-old child? I take no pleasure in violence and pain. Independent media/Alternative news sources. Mouvement pour une alternative de gauche écologiste et solidaire. Countercurrents - Educate. Pourquoi la non-violence est la force la plus puissante dont dispose l'humanité? - Zango Media. Articles Publié le 11 janvier 2015 | par Thibault G. Depuis quelque temps déjà, on peut entendre ici et là que « l’action non-violente ne fonctionne plus », qu’elle « ne suffit plus » face à la violence subtile des gouvernants, verbale de certain médias ou physique de la part des forces de l’ordre ou de certains ignorants. De telles remarques me forcent à croire que se développe une méconnaissance ou une connaissance erronée de ce qu’est la non-violence.

Je me suis donc penché sur les bouquins pour essayer d’en extraire l’essence et de formuler une définition qui, sinon exhaustive, rappellera à chacun la grandeur, la force et la portée de ce concept. La non-violence n’est pas une forme de révolte « à la mode » qui permet de manifester son mécontentement « sans trop se mouiller » ou une forme de contestation que l’on utilise « jusqu’à ce que ça ne suffise plus ». Society. Baptiste Coulmont. Social science space. Les Classiques des sciences sociales. Abel-Rémusat, Jean-Pierre [1788-1832] sinologue, titulaire de la 1re chaire de langue et littérature chinoise au Collège de France [ sous-collection "Chine ancienne" ] Adler, Alfred [1870-1937] psychanalyste Alain (Émile Chartier) [1868-1951] philosophe français Alexéiev, Basile [1881-1951] professeur au Collège de France Archambault, Paul [1883-1950]

Loi de Pareto. Sociologie. Anthropologie. The Big Picture: undercurrents / influences / inspirations. L' Après DEMocratie - After democracy. Inverted totalitarianism. Understand inverted totalitarianism. Democracy 2.0. Internet Democracy Diss Idea. DEMOCRATIE. Economic Democracy. Crowd. Plan C. La démocratie. 7- Open Gov & E Democracy. Italy Equality Group. Giving politics back to people. Biens Communs. Trendy economic subjects. Anarcho Capitalism. How Much Is Left? The Limits of Earth's Resources, Made Interactive.

Basic Income Won't Fix Everything, We Need More Innovative Social Ideas. From Post-Growth Society to Sufficiency Politics. Le partage est légitime. Principaux courants et théories économiques (Le Monde diplomatique, juillet 2015) FACILECO - Courants de pensées.

Macroéconomie. Politics Economics Blogs & Websites II. Economy. Economie. Définir le racisme, un enjeu profondément politique | Hustle Mag.