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RAG RADIO PODCAST | Bob McChesney on our media crisis – and on ‘post-capitalist democracy’

In his important new book, the influential media critic is ‘Blowing the Roof Off the Twenty-First Century.’ Interview by Thorne Dreyer | The Rag Blog | January 24, 2015 Our guest on Rag Radio is Robert W. McChesney, one of … finish reading Thorne Dreyer :
RAG RADIO PODCAST | Bob McChesney on our media crisis – and on ‘post-capitalist democracy’

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BOOKS / Ron Jacobs : Crary’s ’24/7′: Wake Up Little Susie!

Wake up little Susie:We’re in trouble deep Crary’s book provides a historical survey of capitalism’s growing encroachment on individual human life. By Ron Jacobs | The Rag Blog | July 30, 2013 [24/7: Late Capitalism and the Ends of Sleep … finish reading BOOKS / Ron Jacobs : Crary’s ’24/7′: Wake Up Little Susie!

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BOOKS / Bill Fletcher Jr. : Gar Alperovitz and Visions of a New World

What Then Must We Do?:Political economist Gar Alperovitzand visions of a new world The struggle for structural reforms is essential to changing the ‘common sense’ of the U.S. political arena. But it is not enough to wound the rabid beast; … finish reading BOOKS / Bill Fletcher Jr. : Gar Alperovitz and Visions of a New World

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Harry Targ : Class, Gender, and Division in Capitalism

Art from race class and gender.Similarities and differences: The political economy of capitalism Creating divisions among male and female workers and workers of different races and ethnic backgrounds has often weakened workers’ struggles to achieve economic justice. By Harry Targ … finish reading Harry Targ : Class, Gender, and Division in Capitalism

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Rag Radio : Political Economist Gar Alperovitz on ‘America Beyond Capitalism’

Gar Alperovitz. Image from Vimeo.America Beyond Capitalism:Rag Radio interviews Gar Alperovitz By Thorne Webb Dreyer | The Rag Blog | February 8, 2012 Political economist and historian Gar Alperovitz, author of America Beyond Capitalism: Reclaiming Our Wealth, Our Liberty, and … finish reading Rag Radio : Political Economist Gar Alperovitz on ‘America Beyond Capitalism’

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BOOKS / Roger Baker : Gar Alperovitz’s ‘America Beyond Capitalism’

Seeking democratic alternatives:Gar Alperovitz’s America Beyond Capitalism By Roger Baker / The Rag Blog / February 2, 2012 Historian and political economist Gar Alperovitz, author of America Beyond Capitalism, will be Thorne Dreyer‘s guest on Rag Radio, Friday, Feb. 3, … finish reading BOOKS / Roger Baker : Gar Alperovitz’s ‘America Beyond Capitalism’

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Harry Targ : Higher Education, Capitalism, and the ‘Paterno Effect’

Virtual Penn State Nittany Lion by Avatar Sculptor Cheen Pitney / Cheen Pitney’s Peacefools.The ‘Paterno effect’:Thinking about capitalism,higher education, and moral repugnance By Harry Targ / The Rag Blog / November 21, 2011 “And when I think of all the … finish reading Harry Targ : Higher Education, Capitalism, and the ‘Paterno Effect’

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Roger Baker : Karl Marx, the Tea Party, and our Political Economy

A Tea Party take on the economy. Photo from the Los Angeles Times.The shifting currents ofOur political economy By Roger Baker / The Rag Blog / June 23, 2010 Marx used to refer to what we now call the “economy” … finish reading Roger Baker : Karl Marx, the Tea Party, and our Political Economy

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