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Lost in Math

<i>In which I read a book written on the same theme as something I wrote six years ago, and write a response in the style of the book.</i>I’m sitting at my …

Physics

#Longman this would have to be one of the good reasons why you would put Liberal National Party or one nation last #auspol https://t.co/vGTMj4EvF7

How My Father’s Ideas Helped the Kurds Create a New Democracy

One mild spring day in Vermont in April 2004, my father, the historian and philosopher Murray Bookchin, was chatting with me, as we did almost daily. …

Middle East

ranters

Money Value and Wealth<p>There's confusion, in common English, between the meanings of <i>money, value</i> and <i>wealth.</i> Conventional economics does nothing to …

Documentary on YPJ commander premiers at Sheffield documentary festival

Twelve Tips For Making Sense Of The World

In an environment that is saturated with mass media propaganda, it can be hard to figure out which way’s up, let alone get an accurate read on what’s …

Explainer: what's the difference between formative and summative assessment in schools?

The recent Gonski report argues Australia needs assessment and reporting models that capture both achievement progress and long-term learning …

Pedagogy

Nicaragua's Sandinista stronghold is a city 'at war' with the president

Daniel Ortega makes yearly pilgrimages to Masaya. But in the cradle of Sandinismo, residents demand his exit<p>The graffiti that covers signs and billboards on the road to the cradle of Sandinismooffer once unimaginable snubs to the movement’s most celebrated comandante: ‘Despot!’ ‘Murderer!’ ‘Get out …

Middle East

SOLIDARITY 101 - Easy ways to be a Great Ally. A vid I made w @taniasafi for @BuzzFeed 💕✊🏽 https://t.co/xsLrG6C0HH

Gezi Tanıklığı / Witnessing Gezi

Hundreds arrested as riot police, masked protesters clash at Paris May Day rally | SBS News

Nearly 200 protesters were arrested Tuesday after May Day riots in central Paris, where hooded youths torched a McDonald's restaurant and several …

Marx 200: Carney, Bowles and Varoufakis

As the 200th anniversary of Marx’s birth gets closer, a host of conferences, articles and books on the legacy of Marx and his relevance today are …

Yanis Varoufakis: Marx predicted our present crisis – and points the way out

The Communist Manifesto foresaw the predatory and polarised global capitalism of the 21st century. But Marx and Engels also showed us that we have the power to create a better world. By Yanis Varoufakis<p>For a manifesto to succeed, it must speak to our hearts like a poem while infecting the mind with …

Europe

‘Dear Hêlîn, or Anna, because I know you liked your both names’ – Letter to revolutionary Sehid Hêlîn Qereçox

<i>Dear Hêlîn, or Anna -because I know you liked your both names-,</i><p><i>you were like the sun. You radiated light and heat, you gave life to all those people</i> …

Will Power

British anti-terror fighter says the government is ‘playing with fire’ in Syria

A number of British citizens have volunteered to fight with Kurdish-led forces against Daesh (Isis/Isil) in Syria. Macer Gifford is one of them. And …

Mass Media Propaganda Is The Only Thing Keeping Us From Rising Like Lions

<i>“Rise, like lions after slumber</i> <i><br>In unvanquishable number!</i> <i><br>Shake your chains to earth like dew</i> <i><br>Which in sleep had fallen on you:</i> <i><br>Ye are many—they are few!”</i><p>…

Weird Networks in the Fight For Human Rights.

Shortly after the murder of the U.S. civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Coretta Scott King – author, activist and civil rights leader and widow …

Remembering Ellen Meiksins Wood

Ellen Meiksins Wood passed away yesterday after a long struggle with cancer. Wood was a thinker of extraordinary range, writing with authority on …

Episode 1: Francis Leach

Kurdish women's movement makes a historic call to women across the world

“If poor people knew how rich rich people are, there would be riots in the streets”

Chris Rock may be right. Still, Americans are well aware that economic inequality in their country is obscene, even though they often underestimate …

Capitalism cannot save us, and we shouldn’t save it

The whole world is in a crisis, the most immediate cause of which is not Donald Trump — he is merely the American emperor finally exposed for the …

'Öcalan factor' in the Italian debate | Ahval

The mayor of Naples, Luigi De Magistris, said he had resisted pressure from Rome trying to dissuade him from honouring Öcalan, but said he had …

Inside The World's Most Radical Experiment in Women’s Rights

The women’s movement in northern Syria is more like a women’s earthquake, in politics, governance, and the region's security.<p><b>QAMISHLI, Syria —</b> The …

Beyond Social Democracy

In this essay, we seek to answer two closely related questions: first, why socialists in advanced capitalist countries should want to move beyond …

Rare And Precious Footage Of Frida Kahlo And Diego Rivera At Their Blue House In Mexico City

The longtime love relationship between the artists Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera was known to be very stormy. But, there were moments that were very …

The Australian maritime strike, 1878-1879

A short 15 minute documentary that chronicles the struggles and victories of the Starbucks Workers Union, from how it formed to members continue to …

Anthropology

TED TRAINER. The Catalan integral cooperative … the Simpler Way revolution is well under way! | John Menadue – Pearls and Irritations

<i>Many would agree it is now abundantly clear that a just and sustainable world cannot be achieved unless consumer-capitalist society is basically</i> …

Journalist Faruk Encü, refugee in Switzerland: ‘I cannot be bought’

<i>This is the first story of a trilogy. Later this week the stories of imprisoned journalist Nedim Türfent and from Nurcan Baysal, who continues to</i> …

Human Rights