Who Rules America? Power, Politics, & Social Change by G. William Domhoff Welcome to WhoRulesAmerica.net, a site about how power is distributed and wielded in the United States. It both builds upon and greatly supplements the book Who Rules America?, now in its 7th edition. The free market is an impossible utopia (Courtesy: Harvard University Press) Fred Block (research professor of sociology at University of California at Davis) and Margaret Somers (professor of sociology and history at the University of Michigan) have a new book, “The Power of Market Fundamentalism: Karl Polanyi’s Critique” (Harvard University Press, 2014). The book argues that the ideas of Karl Polanyi, the author of “The Great Transformation,” a classic of 20th century political economy, are crucial if you want to understand the recession and its aftermath. I asked the authors a series of questions. HF - Your book argues for the continued relevance of Karl Polanyi’s work, especially “The Great Transformation.”
The scientific way to control your dreams Research has shown there are ways to train yourself to take control of your dreams. wattpad If your dreams are particularly boring, or you just want to have a little more fun at night, scientists say you may be able to control what you dream about. Florida’s flawed “voter-cleansing” program If Vice President Al Gore is wondering where his Florida votes went, rather than sift through a pile of chad, he might want to look at a “scrub list” of 173,000 names targeted to be knocked off the Florida voter registry by a division of the office of Florida Secretary of State Katherine Harris. A close examination suggests thousands of voters may have lost their right to vote based on a flaw-ridden list that included purported “felons” provided by a private firm with tight Republican ties. Early in the year, the company, ChoicePoint, gave Florida officials a list with the names of 8,000 ex-felons to “scrub” from their list of voters.
Society of the Spectacle Guy Debord 1967 Written: 1967;Translation: Black & Red, 1977;Transcription/HTML Markup: Greg Adargo. Chapter 1 “Separation Perfected” But certainly for the present age, which prefers the sign to the thing signified, the copy to the original, representation to reality, the appearance to the essence... illusion only is sacred, truth profane. Foundations of Modern Social Theory Professor Iván Szelényi, William Graham Sumner Professor of Sociology (Emeritus) Description This course provides an overview of major works of social thought from the beginning of the modern era through the 1920s. Freedom - feels so good! Home MailArticlesStats/currentSupplementsSubscriptionsRadio Laissez-faire Olympics an LBO special report March 26, 2005 Every year since 1995, the Heritage Foundation and the Wall Street Journal put out an Index of Economic Freedom, ranking countries on their fealty to the precepts of free markets and free trade. Freedom being the unexamined rage since George Bush's second inaugural address (which used the word twenty-seven times), LBO decided to see whether the index had any economic meaning. Sorry to spoil the surprise, but it really doesn't.
Government Government of any kind currently affects every human activity in many important ways. For this reason, political scientists generally argue that government should not be studied by itself; but should be studied along with anthropology, economics, history, philosophy, science, and sociology. Political science Etymology Golden Rule Book with "Dieu, la Loi, et le Roi" ("God, the law and the king") on one page and the golden rule on the other, by Bernard d'Agesci. One should treat others as one would like others to treat oneself (directive form).One should not treat others in ways that one would not like to be treated (cautionary form, also known as the Silver Rule). This concept describes a "reciprocal", or "two-way", relationship between one's self and others that involves both sides equally, and in a mutual fashion. This concept can be explained from the perspective of psychology, philosophy, sociology and religion.
@ is for Activism: Dissent, Resistance and Rebellion in a Digital Culture: Amazon.co.uk: Joss Hands: 9780745327006: Books Trade in your item Get a £5.53Gift Card. Flip to back Flip to front Listen Playing... Paused You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition. Learn more The open source revolution is coming and it will conquer the 1% - ex CIA spy Robert David Steele, former Marine, CIA case officer, and US co-founder of the US Marine Corps intelligence activity, is a man on a mission. But it's a mission that frightens the US intelligence establishment to its core.With 18 years experience working across the US intelligence community, followed by 20 more years in commercial intelligence and training, Steele's exemplary career has spanned almost all areas of both the clandestine world. Steele started off as a Marine Corps infantry and intelligence officer. After four years on active duty, he joined the CIA for about a decade before co-founding the Marine Corps Intelligence Activity, where he was deputy director. Widely recognised as the leader of the Open Source Intelligence (OSINT) paradigm, Steele went on to write the handbooks on OSINT for NATO, the US Defense Intelligence Agency and the U.S.
IMF: Austerity is much worse for the economy than we thought - The Washington Post Earlier this week, the International Monetary Fund made a striking admission in its new World Economic Outlook. The IMF's chief economist, Olivier Blanchard, explained that recent efforts among wealthy countries to shrink their deficits — through tax hikes and spending cuts — have been causing far more economic damage than experts had assumed. Austerity's none too popular in Spain these days.
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