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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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Inequality: The Root Source of Sickness

Saturday, October 31, 2009

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Inequality: The Root Source of Sickness

America has the worst health statistics in the industrialized world because it is the most unequal society in the industrialized world. Social inequality affects the health of populations even more than access to medical care.

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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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America in Crisis: The Liberal Challenge and the Prospects for Socialism

Sunday, October 5, 2008

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America in Crisis: The Liberal Challenge and the Prospects for Socialism

As America slips deeper into crisis, liberal efforts to preserve the capitalist system counter socialist efforts to replace it.

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Engels and the WHO Report

Monday, September 1, 2008

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Engels and the WHO Report

On August 28, the World Health Organization announced that "INEQUALITIES ARE KILLING PEOPLE ON A GRAND SCALE." Has anything changed since the 19th Century? Find out in this fictional interview with Frederick Engels.

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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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Their Globalization or Ours?

Saturday, August 25, 2007

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Their Globalization or Ours?

Governments and corporations are shaping globalization the same way they shaped automation, to boost profits at workers’ expense.

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Whose Property?

Saturday, July 28, 2007

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Whose Property?

The differences between private, public, common and personal property are very important and rarely understood.

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Mothers Betrayed

Saturday, May 5, 2007

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Mothers Betrayed

Capitalism celebrates mothers in theory and deprives them in practice.

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