Subject : FALSE HOPES AND DELUSIONS UNTIL THE BITTER END : WHAT IS TO BE DONE ?
Christmas Eve 2016
Dear Colleagues and Friends of CEIMSA,
We from CEIMSA wish you SEASON’S GREETINGS, on this the eve of one of the worst crises in human history.
Human Extinction: A Must-See Documentary - World Documentaries
The 9 items below will inform
CEIMSA readers of the very real threats we are facing at the end of this year.
The neo-liberal ideal that consumerism in a ubiquitous Free Market Economy might
solve all problems (see the ‘Rational Choice’ theory for more on this subject) has been discredited by
all but the most sectarian exponents of this dogma. Most of us exist as little more than possible
‘collateral damage’ in the eyes of the international ruling classes, who are prepared
to sacrifice everything for a paltry increase in their own miserable immediate gains. What
options are available to stop this madness?
Professor emeritus of American Studies
Director of Research
University of Paris-Nanterre
Center for the Advanced Study of American Institutions and Social Movements
The University of California-San Diego
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PartS 1 & 2
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Canadian PM Trudeau Signals He'll Work with Trump to Restart Keystone XL
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