The Green-geek Marxist’s academic rant on neoliberalism

Briefly discussing David Harvey‘s A Brief History of Neoliberalism against the backdrop of Richard Heinberg‘s The End of Growth The Hypocrisy of Neoliberalism  Neoliberalism proposes “market exchange as an ethic in itself, capable of acting as a guide for human action”. In tracing the politico-economic history of this doctrine, Harvey attests that the ubiquity of neoliberalism as…

Lean is the New Black

Lean is the New Black I’ve been grappling with better language, and I think Mr. Gates has just offered it up. I wonder: if we can get this new lingo to catch, and people start associating our country and others like it with something unattractive and undisciplined while other countries are working on important problems,…

Hunger is a global issue – that includes US

Hunger is a global issue – that includes US It’s been a while since I’ve posted, but this item coming across my Facebook page made me think about the single story of the US and the single story of the “Global South.” My perception is that Americans don’t really believe people are hungry in the…

The Dialectic: Our way forward

    One thing that we have discussed on this blog often is the idea of “what is the appropriate response?”  We write about these issues which we see in our world and we write about their consequences but we have struggled with what our response means.  How do we not fall prey to the…

I am just going to leave this here….what do you think?

Rich Tourists Now Staying in Luxury ‘Shanty Towns’ So They Can Pretend to Be Poor Read more: Emoya Luxury Hotel and Spa Lets Rich Pretend to Be Poor | TIME.com http://newsfeed.time.com/2013/11/29/rich-tourists-now-staying-in-luxury-shanty-towns-so-they-can-pretend-to-be-poor/#ixzz2mGVaJ300       http://newsfeed.time.com/2013/11/29/rich-tourists-now-staying-in-luxury-shanty-towns-so-they-can-pretend-to-be-poor/?hpt=hp_t3