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Plutonomy and the Precariat: On the History of the U.S. Economy in Decline

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After the first few years of the Great Depression there was a sense that “we’re gonna get out of it." It's quite different now. For many people in the United States, there’s a pervasive sense of hopelessness, sometimes despair. I think it’s quite new in American history. And it has an objective basis.

Chomsky Has Some Advice for the Occupiers

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Noam Chomsky had a simple message for protesters at Occupy Boston last month: To change their country, they must first get the public on their side. Then they can make big demands. (more)

The Lopsided Law of Wall Street
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The lopsided law of immigration vs. Wall Street, humans actually do make it rain, and Glenn Beck goes after Google. These discoveries and more after the jump.

Noam Chomsky on Iran
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It's a short one this morning, class, so pay close attention: Noam Chomsky sounds off on the Iranian threat, Fox makes stuff up about the oil spill, some nutty professor is claiming Jesus was never crucified and trouble in Israeli academia.

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