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Video: May Day 2011 in SF

Give the people what they want!
The 2011 May Day celebration in SF for workers and immigrants rights is sure to warm our hearts!
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VIDEO: 23 Things They Don't Tell You About Capitalism
Ha-Joon Chang, Professor of Economics at Cambridge, author of "Bad Samaritans" and "23 Things They Don't Tell You about Capitalism," 8-part interview on www.therealnews.com

The top 1% who used to take 10% of national income in 1979 have 23%. The economy has grown more slowly. Collective capital brought about infrastructure and scientific discoveries. People from age 3 have one story shouted at them all the time. Countries should grow in their own interest.

1. There is no such thing as a free market
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2. Companies should not be run in the interest of their owners.
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3. Most people in rich countries are paid more than they should be.
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4. We do not live in a post-industrial age.
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5. US does not have the highest living standard.
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6. Making the rich richer doesn't make the rest of us richer.
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7. Despite the fall of communism, we are in fact living in planned economies.
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8. Financial markets need to become less efficient, not more.
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For over 250 years the Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce (RSA) has been a cradle of enlightenment thinking and a force for social progress. Our approach is multi-disciplinary, politically independent and combines cutting edge research and policy development with practical action.

Video: "21st Century Enlightenment"

Matthew Taylor explores the meaning of 21st century enlightenment, how the idea might help us meet the challenges we face today, and the role that can be played by organizations such as the RSA

Matthew Taylor lecture, 1 hr 14 min
 link to www.thersa.org

Video: "Crises of Capitalism," 11 min

Video: "David Harvey on Crises of Capitalism," 31 min
 link to www.thersa.org

Radical sociologist David Harvey asks: is it time to look beyond capitalism towards a new social order that would allow us to live within a system that really could be responsible, just, and humane?

Video: "Chaning Education Paradigms," 11 min

"Empathic Civilization," 11 min

Video: Barbara Ehrenreich, "Smile or Die," 10 min

Barbara Ehrenreich lecture at RSA that inspired the animation, 34 min

"How cultural theory can offer a new economic paradigm," Michael Thompson and Matthew Taylor, 9 min

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