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Entries from September 2008

The US Crisis of Neoliberalism

September 24th, 2008 · 2 Comments

It seems familiar for us down here in Indonesia Socialism for Bankers, Savage Capitalism for Everyone Else? James S. Henry : The bailout jeopardizes the entire progressive agenda, undermines democracy, doesn’t compensate us for our money and doesn’t solve the problem. Otherwise, it’s great! Goldman Sachs Socialism William Greider: Bernanke demands $700 billion with no […]

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Bordieu: The Essence of Neoliberalism

September 23rd, 2008 · Comments Off on Bordieu: The Essence of Neoliberalism

The Essence Of Neoliberalism Pierre BourdieuProfessor at the Collège de France Pierre BourdieuDeceased in 2001Le Monde, December 1998En español: La esencia del neoliberalismoLa globalización en La BitBliotecaLa nouvelle vulgate planétaire (au Monde diplomatique) Pierre Bourdieu en La BitBlioteca. As the dominant discourse would have it, the economic world is a pure and perfect order, implacably […]

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NATIONALISM IS NOT EVERYTHING

September 17th, 2008 · Comments Off on NATIONALISM IS NOT EVERYTHING

Saturday, 23 August 2008 NATIONALISM ISN’T EVERYTHING NATIONALISM IS NOT EVERYTHINGRetrieved from “apakabar” database, Ohio University Library: apakabar@access.digex.net by Dedy N. Hidayat It is nationalism that functions as the driving force of the Third World leaders’ demand for equality among nations within a “New World Order.” Yet, equality among nations is not necessarily equality among people. […]

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A Bedtime Story

September 7th, 2008 · Comments Off on A Bedtime Story

Sunday, September 07, 2008 Dear Kids. at the risk of being stupid and childish, let’s read this bedtime story: Man is indeed a small creature on Earth. The Earth is smaller than Jupiter.  The Jupiter is much smaller than Sun. The Sun is much much smaller than Arcturus. The Archturus is much much much smaller […]

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Neoliberalism and Global Food Crisis

September 2nd, 2008 · 3 Comments

Friends and colleagues, today, Sept. 1, 2008, the prestigious daily KOMPAS put report on food crisis as its frontpage headlines. The report says that Indonesia has entered so called “rich countries and global capitalism’s food trap”. For  us, Indonesian consumers, seven of our consumable non-rice agricultural products are now become import-dependent commodities; even worst, five of them (fluor, soybean, […]

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