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45 Translated Articles to Celebrate the De-Selection

45 new translated articles are available at www.mbtranslations.com. Don't hate the media; become the media. Marcos and the Zapatistas speaks of one world where many worlds fit, a world where everyone has a place.
45 new translated articles are now available at www.mbtranslations.com.
These articles are antidotes to the phraseology and vagueness that often empty public discussions and presidential debates.

Hope like the immigrant is often unwelcome, an interruption prompting new paradigms and new consciousness. Tolerance is learned, not innate. With new eyes and new hearts, difference is a strength and enrichment, not a threat. Wealth and worldly distinctions should be relativized and trivialized, mere garments and thorns that can corrupt and ruin souls and lives.

Poverty stimulates fear, not only compassion. Let us not become bitter in bitter times. Let us not be steamrolled into vulgar materialism, fatalistic nihilism and passivity. Let us not envy wealthy police chiefs or corrupt politicians but live in parallel worlds with inclusive values, future-friendly priorities and convictions, a new consciousness of peace, openness and revolution and an ethic of resistance and solidarity.

Don't hate the media, become the media. Marcos and the Zapatistas speak of one world where many worlds fit, a world where everyone has a place. Can we learn from the global south, from the poor of Chiapas, from the struggling people of Brazil and Venezuela, from the social market economy and the Canadian mosaic? Humility, self-criticism and interconnectedness open up a new world that is completely repressed by those captive to the system and its TINA (There is no alternative) mythology.

The future ought to be anticipated and protected in the present, not extrapolated from the present (Jurgen Moltmann).

May we finally put the horse before the cart and mend our own pockets before reducing countries to parking lots! May we face the contradictions and injustices in the market economy and not only decry the dangers of the planned economy! May hope and memory, fantasy and festivity, be welcome in a future-friendly world of peace and justice, not marginalized as troublemakers or "disturbers of the peace"! There are many and realistic alternatives that promote equality and justice where workers are more than cost-factors and nature is more than a free good, external or sink.

Hoping for peace with justice, Marc Batko


ECONOMIC ETHICS

1. Altvater, Elmar - High Priests of Economic Nonsense
 http://www.mbtranslations.com/articles.php?filenum=418

2. Altvater, Elmar - Inflationary Deflation
 http://www.mbtranslations.com/articles.php?filenum=419

3. Argirakos, Dimitrios - Marx Reloaded
 http://www.mbtranslations.com/articles.php?filenum=426

4. Attac - The North Drags the South
 http://www.mbtranslations.com/articles.php?filenum=428

5. Batko, Marc - Beware of Tabloid Journalism!
 http://www.mbtranslations.com/articles.php?filenum=400

6. Batko, Marc - Can the Militarist See Outside the Box?
 http://www.mbtranslations.com/articles.php?filenum=402

7. Batko, Marc - First Gentleness, Then Severity

8. Batko, Marc - Nature as Healer and Teacher
 http://www.mbtranslations.com/articles.php?filenum=427

9. Batko, Marc - Rewriting History
 http://www.mbtranslations.com/articles.php?filenum=433

10. Batko, Marc - Social Security is Not for Sale
 http://www.mbtranslations.com/articles.php?filenum=416

11. Beck, Ulrich - Brave New World of Work
 http://www.mbtranslations.com/articles.php?filenum=401

12. Beschorner, Thomas - Economics and Ethics
 http://www.mbtranslations.com/articles.php?filenum=408

13. Brockhoff, Thomas - Saving the Rocky Mountains
 http://www.mbtranslations.com/articles.php?filenum=407

14. Bulmahn, Edelgard - Education is not a Commodity
 http://www.mbtranslations.com/articles.php?filenum=409

15. Duchrow, Ulrich - The God of the EU Constitution
 http://www.mbtranslations.com/articles.php?filenum=415

16. Ehle, Jurgen - Comparative Anthropology
 http://www.mbtranslations.com/articles.php?filenum=404

17. Fischbach, Rainer - Knowledge as a Commodity
 http://www.mbtranslations.com/articles.php?filenum=423

18. Goldberg, Jorg - The Cure is the Sickness
 http://www.mbtranslations.com/articles.php?filenum=405

19. Harribey, Jean - Growth and Development
 http://www.mbtranslations.com/articles.php?filenum=417

20. Hengsbach, Friedhelm The Young Must Have a Chance
 http://www.mbtranslations.com/articles.php?filenum=442

21. Kosch, Stephen - The End of Oil
 http://www.mbtranslations.com/articles.php?filenum=399

22. Krugman, Paul - Radical Marionette
 http://www.mbtranslations.com/articles.php?filenum=432

23. Kurz, Robert - Fuel of the World Machine
 http://www.mbtranslations.com/articles.php?filenum=412

24. Kurz, Robert - Secondary Illiterates
 http://www.mbtranslations.com/articles.php?filenum=436

25. Kurz, Robert - Weather Map of Globalization
 http://www.mbtranslations.com/articles.php?filenum=440

26. Morris, Craig - The Limits of Growth
 http://www.mbtranslations.com/articles.php?filenum=424

27. Olbrich, Thomas - The Fairy Tale about Growth
 http://www.mbtranslations.com/articles.php?filenum=410

28. Roth, Rainer - Social Cuts
 http://www.mbtranslations.com/articles.php?filenum=437

29. Scheer, Hermann - Nuclear Energy Belongs in the Museum
 http://www.mbtranslations.com/articles.php?filenum=429

30. Schnulte, Hannelis - You Cannot Serve God and Mammon
 http://www.mbtranslations.com/articles.php?filenum=441

31. Schui, Herbert - Productivity and Prosperity
 http://www.mbtranslations.com/articles.php?filenum=431

32. Stiglitz, Joseph - The Roaring Nineties
 http://www.mbtranslations.com/articles.php?filenum=435

33. Tamayo, Eduardo - The Right of Development in Danger
 http://www.mbtranslations.com/articles.php?filenum=434

34. Ulrich, Peter - The Civilized Market Economy
 http://www.mbtranslations.com/articles.php?filenum=403

35. Wolf, Winfred - 30 Hours is Enough
 http://www.mbtranslations.com/articles.php?filenum=398


ANTI-MILITARISM

1. Crome, Erhard - It Can Happen Here
 http://www.mbtranslations.com/articles.php?filenum=422

2. Czempiel, Ernst - Globalization Strikes Back
 http://www.mbtranslations.com/articles.php?filenum=414

3. Engdahl, William - George W. Bush and his Watergate
 http://www.mbtranslations.com/articles.php?filenum=439

4. Engdahl, William - Is Despair Spreading in Bush Camp?
 http://www.mbtranslations.com/articles.php?filenum=421

5. Golub, Philip - The True Costs of the Iraq War
 http://www.mbtranslations.com/articles.php?filenum=438

6. Kreye, Andrian - George W. Bush is his own Enemy
 http://www.mbtranslations.com/articles.php?filenum=413

7. Pany, Thomas - Prince of Errors
 http://www.mbtranslations.com/articles.php?filenum=430

8. Pirker, Werner - Democratic Imperialism
 http://www.mbtranslations.com/articles.php?filenum=406

9. Richter, Horst - Lonely Hero
 http://www.mbtranslations.com/articles.php?filenum=425

10. von Sponeck, Hans - The Iraq Policy of the US
 http://www.mbtranslations.com/articles.php?filenum=420

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thank you, marc! 27.Sep.2004 10:34

indy reader

i greatly appreciate your hard work and dedication as a translator. thanks for posting your stuff here!