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Pain on the one side, Fear on the other: Retaining members in socialist organization

Monday, December 9, 2013

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Pain on the one side, Fear on the other: Retaining members in socialist organization

Exploitation and competition limit people's ability to cooperate. In order to build a cooperative socialist society, we must understand the social forces that tear our organizations apart, and we must strive with all our might to cooperate in spite of those forces.

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How Inequality is Killing Us

Monday, September 2, 2013

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How Inequality is Killing Us

In "The Spirit Level: Why Greater Equality Makes Societies Stronger," Wilkinson and Pickett challenge everything we’ve been told about why people get sick and what it takes to be healthy.

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The ABCs of Socialism

Friday, March 20, 2009

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The ABCs of Socialism

That people react so negatively to the idea of socialism indicates how deeply capitalism has damaged our connections with one another.

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Pain is the Price of Remaining Human

Thursday, December 6, 2007

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Pain is the Price of Remaining Human

Human suffering should not be treated as individual and medical, but as social and political.

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The Infinite Potential of the Human Mind

Sunday, November 4, 2007

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The Infinite Potential of the Human Mind

Imagine what we could do if we used our minds to solve social problems, instead of restricting ourselves to choosing which section of the elite will dominate us.

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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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What Can I Do?

Saturday, March 17, 2007

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What Can I Do?

POWER and Powerlessness explains how the majority is kept powerless and how much power we could have if we pulled together. But where do we start?

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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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