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Autumn 2014


Globalization and imperialism, refugees, enforcing borders, nationalist propaganda, and wealth migration.

Mats Svensson: Palestine: A Thief Crawled into Grandmother and Grandfather’s Bed

Rebecca Omonira-Oyekanmi: Fleeing the War in Syria to Seek Sanctuary in Europe

John Ripton: Ebola, Terrorism and Global Wealth Mal-Equity: The Roots of Long-Term Global Crises

Jason Hirthler: The Middle Children of History: The not so subtle demise of the American Dream

Little Big Pine: The Corporate Color Guard: Together Forever in Uncle Sam’s Cabin

Kenneth Couesbouc: Reaping the Whirlwind

James Rothenberg: Here and There in America


Steve Davis: The Eugenics Virus at the Heart of Evolution Studies

Ismael Hossein-zadeh: Ideological Foundations of the Mainstream Neoclassical Economics: Class Interests as “Economic Theory”

Steve Davis: When Science Is Not Science

Carl Finamore: Move Over Keynes, Make Room for Marx: Radical Ideas for Radical Times

Ismael Hossein-zadeh: Why President Rouhani’s “Economic Package” is Empty

Karyn Strickler: Fear This, Congress: The People’s Climate March

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