Italian philosopher Giorgio Agamben has revived the idea of a union of Southern European countries, a proposal first launched by another philosopher, Alexandre Kojève, just after World War II. This “Latin Empire” could act as a counter weight to the dominant role played by Germany in the European Union.
Austerity needs Fascism: Costas Lapavitsas reports for therealnews.com - Lower wages, high unemployment, taxation and slashing of services, creating situation like 1930’s with a dangerous rise of the extreme right
The new OWS initiative of Rolling Jubilee - buying up distressed debt, bailing out the people not the banks.
Here is an article from The Nation by Andrew Ross and Astra Taylor, two members of Rolling Jubille
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Oliver Ressler’s Elections are a Con posters which were to be displayed over a period of two weeks in Innsbruck, Austria as a series of city-light posters or on large billboards, have been censored by the Cultural Department of the Tyrolean Provincial Government last year. Especially for the US Presidential Elections tomorrow, here are 11 Excellent Reasons Not To Vote by Errol Morris.