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Do not obviate the socioeconomic context of the platinum mine killings in South Africa

On 16 August, 34 workers were killed and at least 78 injured after police opened fire on striking miners at the Lonmin-owned platinum Marikana mine in South Africa. Over the years, South Africans have witnessed several instances of confrontation between … Continue reading

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A nearly perfect spaceship wouldn´t take you to the Moon either

In recent casual conversations with a few acquaintances of mine, I´ve been encountered with several economic arguments that could be ascribed to the Neoliberal school of thought. Nothing wrong with that, of course. In fact, I reckon that by now … Continue reading

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La doctrina del shock a la española

  En el año 2007, cuando el común de los mortales todavía éramos capaces de vivir sin saber cuál era nuestra prima de riesgo, Naomi Klein publicó The Shock Doctrine: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism (La doctrina del shock: el … Continue reading

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IT ISN´T A STORM IN A TEACUP (and Part III)

What can we learn from the success of the Tea Party? By Koldo Casla INTRODUCTION: A FASCINATED LOOK AT THE TEA PARTY TEA PARTY: MOBILISING STRUCTURES, POLITICAL OPPORTUNITIES AND FRAMING PROCESSES CONCLUSION: LET’S TAKE THE TEA PARTY SERIOUSLY   III. … Continue reading

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IT ISN´T A STORM IN A TEACUP (Part II)

What can we learn from the success of the Tea Party? By Koldo Casla INTRODUCTION: A FASCINATED LOOK AT THE TEA PARTY TEA PARTY: MOBILISING STRUCTURES, POLITICAL OPPORTUNITIES AND FRAMING PROCESSES CONCLUSION: LET’S TAKE THE TEA PARTY SERIOUSLY   II. … Continue reading

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IT ISN´T A STORM IN A TEACUP (Part I)

What can we learn from the success of the Tea Party? By Koldo Casla INTRODUCTION: A FASCINATED LOOK AT THE TEA PARTY TEA PARTY: MOBILISING STRUCTURES, POLITICAL OPPORTUNITIES AND FRAMING PROCESSES CONCLUSION: LET’S TAKE THE TEA PARTY SERIOUSLY   I.      … Continue reading

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From preventive war to the global crisis

Last September was the 10th anniversary of 9/11 and the 3rd anniversary of the crash of Lehman Brothers, two events that are widely seen as turning points in recent history. Last week, 7 October marked the 10th anniversary of the … Continue reading

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