Category: texts

Buddhas in Bali

29.November-5.February, 2020 [A prescript about photography:I felt very uncomfortable taking photos of people, as if zooifying their daily lives,and I was also uncertain about taking

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Syntax of Power

Syntax of Power is a well-tested method for finding Power and Pleasure in every aspect of life. It’s not about politics. It’s about creativity and

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ETH WFS 2016

1. what is economics.
thingsto track
how do we find these? history, institutions, ideology

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ETH WFS 2015 PEF v2

Outline of the lecture

Free Trade Agreements (TTIP, TTP, ALCA, NAFTA, WTO…)
Debt and austerity
Economics Toolbox: growth, commodification, privatization

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Why are the San Francisco street protests so robust? Interview with San Francisco Magazine

Historical evidence insists that oppression on its own does not produce social movement reaction. In places with little culture of resistance, there will be little social movement reaction to social problems, or occasional outbursts may not be sustained. San Francisco has had, regularly and recently over the last decades, a series of effective and sustained street manifestations, so there are people, organizations, networks, systems, etc. to make the next ones bigger and more robust.

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Alana Mann Power Shift

My words at launch of Alana Mann’s Power Shift

Alana has studied one of the many vibrant alternatives to this juggernaut, the movement for food sovereignty, conceived and led by La Vía Campesina. Vía Campesina is typical of contemporary social movements in its recognition of the common interests of first and third world farmers, smallholders and laborers, producers and consumers and in its recognition of the centrality of women, indigenous people and culture to forming truly liberatory alternatives.

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academic repression

radicalism, politics, organizing and safety on campus: a little operationalization Amory Starr chapter in Anthony Nocella, et. al., ed. Academic Repression: Reflections from the Academic Industrial

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Crash: Racism as Americana

Last weekend’s otherwise visionary annual Denver Pan African Arts Society Film Festival included a pre-release screening of Crash, honoring actor and producer Don Cheadle for

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Miami FTAA November 2003

hunted in miami, “the model for homeland defense” amory starr 29 November, 2003 (a shorter version was printed as “Free trade in the Americas: the

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critical globalization studies

this lecture is an introduction to what i call “critical globalization studies”, which reflects the work of an international group of scholars, primarily economists and

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the new imperialism

Amory Starr panel on “the new imperialism” with Leo Panitch, Sam Gindin, Michael Hardt, Peter Gowan Socialist Scholars Conference Cooper Union New York City 13

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thinking out white

thinking out white Adam Bishop, Amory Starr June 2000 Abstract: This paper attempts a grounded contribution to race theory, drawing on classroom experiences and theoretical

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Confronting Globalization

Confronting Globalization for Communities Confronting Capitalist Globalization University of California, Santa Barbara, CA 14-16 April, 2000 14 April, 7 pm, Corwin Pavilion. Hello. I’m very

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