Monthly Archives: October 2011

Greenwald on the Occupy movement

Glenn Greenwald was interviewed by Democracy Now last Wednesday, in part promoting his new book, With Liberty and Justice for Some: How the Law is Used to Destroy Equality and Protect the Powerful. Following are some excerpts from the interview … Continue reading

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Occupy onticology

More ontocological ruminations from the IPS OOO thread, starting on p. 19: Balder: I’m reviewing Chapter 5 again, and am seeing more clearly here that Bryant is defining ‘substance’ as an object’s endo-relations, which at this point is not at … Continue reading

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Occupy onticology

More ontocological ruminations from the IPS OOO thread, starting on p. 19: Balder: I’m reviewing Chapter 5 again, and am seeing more clearly here that Bryant is defining ‘substance’ as an object’s endo-relations, which at this point is not at … Continue reading

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Bonnitta Roy’s report from the critical realism/integral theory conference

Bonnitta was kind enough to write a detailed report at IPS about her attendance at this conference, which will be of interest to both integralists and speculative realists of various sorts. Here are a few select excerpts but please see … Continue reading

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Bonnitta Roy’s report from the critical realism/integral theory conference

Bonnitta was kind enough to write a detailed report at IPS about her attendance at this conference, which will be of interest to both integralists and speculative realists of various sorts. Here are a few select excerpts but please see … Continue reading

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Olbermann on Oakland police violence

Keith Olbermann’s special comment last night was, as usual, spot on point. The police violence against the peaceful Occupy Oakland demonstrators is inexcusable and the Mayor’s rationalizations make her complicit in enabling further violence. Ironically, the demonstrators are fighting for … Continue reading

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Lakoff’s tips for framing the occupy movement

From his Huff Post post dated today: “Frame yourselves before others frame you. Democracy starts with citizens caring about one another and acting responsibly on that sense of care, taking responsibility both for oneself and for one’s family, community, country, … Continue reading

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Scientific evidence for corporate world dominance

The following excerpts are from a 10/19/11 New Scientist article. The proof is in the pudding and the pudding feeds only a select few: “An analysis of the relationships between 43,000 transnational corporations has identified a relatively small group of … Continue reading

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Sachs’ message to Wall Street

Jeffrey Sachs does it again, answering the obvious to the apparent bewilderment conservatives have about the Occupy  Wall Street movement. From Sachs’ Huff Post article today: “The protesters are annoyed with JP Morgan because it, like its fellow institutions on … Continue reading

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Sachs’ message to Wall Street

Jeffrey Sachs does it again, answering the obvious to the apparent bewilderment conservatives have about the Occupy  Wall Street movement. From Sachs’ Huff Post article today: “The protesters are annoyed with JP Morgan because it, like its fellow institutions on … Continue reading

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