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Smokescreens: How Working Kills Smokers

Friday, April 5, 2013

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Smokescreens: How Working Kills Smokers

The campaign against smoking serves as a political smokescreen to hide the damage caused by occupational and environmental pollution.

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Madness, Power and the Media

Monday, January 3, 2011

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Madness, Power and the Media

Author Stephen Harper explains how media images of madness and mental distress reflect and reinforce the unequal social relations of capitalism.

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Alienation and Dissociation: The Two Sides of Powerlessness

Saturday, July 21, 2007

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Alienation and Dissociation: The Two Sides of Powerlessness

Alienation and dissociation reinforce each other to create a deep sense of powerlessness.

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Babel

Saturday, January 6, 2007

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Babel

In film and in life, the human struggle to connect conflicts with the social structures that block connection.

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Of Human Bonding

Wednesday, December 20, 2006

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Of Human Bonding

We need a society based on strong social bonds, not one that tears them apart for profit.

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How Can We Know What is True?

Thursday, October 5, 2006

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How Can We Know What is True?

Capitalism prevents collective problem-solving. To stay in power, the ruling class must keep the rest of us divided and unsure of what we know.

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Who is Responsible for the Montreal Massacre?

Friday, September 22, 2006

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Who is Responsible for the Montreal Massacre?

As young people become conscious of society, they experience emotional shock. There is no connection between the world they want and the injustice they experience.

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