My Bookmarx 01/14/2012
14 يناير 2012 بواسطة Tamer Mowafy
Interview with Zizek: Occupy, renascent left and Marxism today « Kasama
Events, like Occupy Wall Street, are crucial because, on the one hand, they demonstrate that the problem is capitalism as such. This was the big issue in the 20th century, but somehow disappeared in the last decades from the traditional left, where the focus became specific issues such as racism and sexism.
The Arizmendi Co-ops: Democracy in Action | American Worker Cooperative
In the Bay Area, one doesn’t have to venture far before coming across a local favorite, the Arizmendi Bakeries. Backed by a development and support cooperative, the Arizmendi Association has 6 cooperative bakeries that specialize in morning pastries, artisan breads and gourmet pizza. Together, these bakeries comprise one of the most successful worker owned associations in the region.
Ex-Egyptian intel czar’s presidential bid raises eyebrows – Politics – Egypt – Ahram Online
Former intelligence director Hossam Khairallah recently made waves in Egypt by announcing a planned presidential bid. Many observers, however, voice serious reservations
Carter Expects Egypt’s Military to Keep Some Powers – NYTimes.com
Former President Jimmy Carter said Wednesday that after meeting with Egypt’s military rulers he doubted they would fully submit to the authority of the civilian democracy they had promised to install.
The Mondragon Experiment, 1980 BBC Documentary | American Worker Cooperative
A BBC Docmentary from the 1980s about the origins and growth of the Basque cooperative corporation, including a short history of the Rochdale cooperatives that inspired the Don José María Arizmendiarrieta
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