fix articles 6004, consensus
Chicago School Economists Got it Wrong. Strong Antitrust Policy Boosts the Economy (tags)
When mergers increase market concentration, we know that competition has been harmed even if to a small extent. Since this is the case, it makes sense to ask the merging parties to establish that the merger will provide benefits to the economy.
The Cure is the Sickness, 2001 (tags)
"Good policy" in the sense of the Washington Consensus can be paraphrased with these ten principles. The key to development successes lies only in a correct policy mix. Development backlogs, continuing poverty and so forth are referred back everywhere to "bad policy".
Can U.S. Democracy Be Fixed? (tags)
To distract and divert, scapegoating becomes a core tactics of these moves away from democratic cohesion. In a world of inequalities and global warming, there has arisen a frightening receptivity to blaming the stranger or the other
Why has the US gone mad? (tags)
Donald Trump blames scapegoats. Why does the US permanently seek new conflicts, send terrorists to Syria, organize the Ukraine coup, escalate with North Korea and threaten to bomb wherever it siuts them? The real reason could be that the US is bankrupt.
Bernie Sanders - Halfway There? (tags)
Consider this: Apple and GE, two of America's most profitable corporations, are paying Zero federal taxes. Their aggregate taxes paid to governments worldwide is 0% and 3%. Apple -- always the most innovative -- declares itself headquartered somewhere in cyber space...
FREE Silver Lake Consensus, Collaboration & Conflict Resolution Workshop w/STARHAWK (tags)
FREE Thurs Dec 4 6:30-8:30PM Holy Virgin Mary Cathedral 650 Micheltorena Silver Lake http://silverlakenc.org/2014/11/28/joint-exec-comm-gov-brd-meeting-non-mandatory-open-to-all/ RSVP to FB event: https://www.facebook.com/events/287837101426124/ How do we build consensus with others? How can we work more constructively in groups? Join us for a Consensus, Collaboration, and Conflict Resolution training in Silver Lake with the author of the Empowerment Manual — global activist, internationally acclaimed author, and world-renowned animist Starhawk (www.starhawk.org)
Why a construction company runs the world (tags)
People are separated and controlled through infrastructure, and how renting a warehouse full of bunk beds for $100-$200 a month could solve homelessness.
Inside the Whale: On the Origin of the Democratic Consensus (tags)
In his 1940 short story "Inside the Whale," George Orwell satirizes the focus in Henry Miller's Tropic of Cancer. Miller's characters are protected by the fat of the whale and never discuss the challenges and tasks of their historical time. In his poem Is this an apt characterization of our time?
Consensus 9/11: New Truths Dispelling Old Lies (tags)
Fixing OccupyTogether (tags)
Each movement defines its own language, and OccupyTogether is no exception. The problem is, their definitions are more vague than the old definitions. Here are some suggestions.
Occupiers, Stop Using Consensus! (tags)
Consensus process (the idea that a group must strictly adhere to a protocol where all decisions are unanimous) is the absolute worst idea that has ever been introduced to the activist community.
The War of Economists (tags)
"A seeming consensus among economists can virtually force the shaping of political opinions.. For 30 years, neoliberalism marginalized all other schools, above all Keynesianism - and all of us hit a brick wall.."
Will Johnson: Occupy Activist Says Movement's Alive & Well (tags)
According to Occupy San Diego activist Will Johnson, the movement is alive and well. It may no longer be running law-defying occupations in prominent public places, but it's still working out ways to challenge the vast and increasing inequality in the distribution of wealth and income in the U.S.
BTL:U.S. Stands Apart from Most Latin American Nations' Consensus at Summit of the America (tags)
Interview with Alex Main, senior associate for international policy at the Center for Economic and Policy Research, conducted by Scott Harris
Consensus 9/11: Seeking Truth, Dispelling Lies (tags)
POLITICAL WITCH-HUNT IN THE PHILIPPINES (tags)
The case of Prof. Sarah Raymundo's firing at the University of the Philippines betokens the sharpening political contradictions and hegemonic crisis occurring in what William Blum calls the oldest longest-held colony of the US, currently ruled by the corrupt and brutal Arroyo regime praised by Barack Obama.
Trickle Down Economics (tags)
The big brother from the North misled the South.. The slogan "More Market, Less State" is losing a few old friends in Europe.. What is changing is the discourse, the eulogy of the market and its possibilities.
Who Frees Us From Capital? (tags)
Whole continents bowed to the Washington Consensus..The World Bank must end its embittered attack on distribution policy.. Privatization awakened false hopes.. Evo Morales in Bolivia nationalized the oil and gas economy and raised the monthly minimum wage to $100.
Why your revolution is no liberation! (tags)
During the recent weeks and months a spirited debate developed in different German left wing newspapers and groups about the sense or non-sense, the perspectives and the means and goals of the mobilisation against the G8 summit. Different German and Austrian anti-fascist groups started a campaign to criticise a wrong analysis of capitalism widely spread in the anti-globalisation movement. In the context of this campaign several public discussions and lectures were held, a special webpage was set up but above all reader was published that contains a set of basic texts referring to this problem. This reader is available in German and English and will soon also be published in French in order to spread the debate also across other countries. Check it out: www.no-liberation-reader.tk
Fetishizing Process (tags)
...if anything is essential to anarchism, it is the idea that social decisions are to be taken by everyone affected, and that this inclusion must involve substantive participation of each in deliberation and decsion-making. Thus a dispute on the nature of such participation is a dispute about the very essence of anarchism.
Review of Two Great E-books (tags)
After reading many of Pastor Michael Treis’ articles I realized no one yet has reviewed his work. I have now read all three of his books and come to the conclusion his work deserves more than a casual look.
The Fifth World Social Forum (tags)
In the debates hardly any doubt existed in Porto Alegre that this alternative solidarian economy cannot be an island in the furious ocean of the capitalist world market. Thisalternative economy needs state assistance.
Anarchist anti-olympic demo in Athens (tags)
more fotos: http://athens.indymedia.org/front.php3?lang=el&article_id=233722
Day of Action at the Olympic Games (tags)
Day of Action at the Olympic Games
The Criminalization of the State (tags)
"In other words, the "Criminalization of the State", is when war criminals legitimately occupy positions of authority, which enable them to decide "who are the criminals", when in fact they are criminals. ... Frank's statement no doubt reflects a consensus within the Military as to how events ought to unfold."
ANSWER, masses, consensus (tags)
ANSWER and the crowd should reach consensus - separate consensus if necessary, on what to do after the cops charged the crowd and violated our rights.
NYC Plans SF-Style City Shutdown 3-27 (tags)
Thursday March 27th at 8am. Die in at Rockefeller Center in protest of the war on Iraq. Massive civil disobedience campaign called for throughout New York City by organizing groups. Keep up the pressure!
Direct Democracy and the Global Justice Movement (tags)
People often ask what the so-called "anti-globalization" movement is actually for. The usual response is that we're for a lot of things, ranging from ecological sustainability to racial equality; but if there's one theme at the very center of the movement, which really sets it apart from social movements that have come before, it's its dedication to direct democracy.
The People's Summit on High-Level Nuclear Waste: Rethinking the Waste Crisis (tags)
The People’s Summit on High-Level Nuclear Waste is a gathering of people from impacted communities to discuss our country’s high-level waste crisis; to confront conflicts among us and develop consensus to unify ourselves and solidify our commitment to a waste policy inclusive of ordinary people’s needs.
Black Bloc's Refusal To Bow To Liberals (english) (tags)
(originaly published on www.indymedia.org. Is this dude for real?) by SKAA 1:09pm Mon Apr 16 '01 Response to appeals made by non-violent activists for the BB not to show up at the FTAA Border action
New International Holiday (tags)
At a meeting of activists in Seattle preparing for N30. Consensus was reached that we feel N30 should be known as International Solidarity Day Against Corporate Globalization.