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|Anti-Capitalist Meetup: Back to Basics: The Circuits of Commodities and Capital
Due to popular demand (which I cannot understand for the life of me), today’s piece will discuss chapters 4 and 5 in Karl Marx’s Capital , volume I. On the surface, these two chapters appear ...
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|Photo Diary: Safety Harbor, FL
Safety Harbor is a little town of about 18,000 people located on the Pinellas County side of Tampa Bay. The Spanish conquistadors Narvayez and De Soto both landed here. The name comes from the 17th ...
|The Strange Story of "Miss Unsinkable" Violet Jessop
Everyone knows that the passenger liner Titanic hit an iceberg in 1912 and sank. Some people also know that the Titanic's sister ship Britannic , used as a World War One hospital ship, hit a mine ...
|Mr Colt's Peacemaker
It was called "the gun that won the West". It was the first really practical revolver, used by many of the most famous gunslingers and outlaws in the American West, and was such a successful design ...
|Totally DIY: 242 Main St., Burlington
It's not a famous venue, but unless you live somewhere like New York or San Francisco, it's like the best of the all-ages youth centers in your area. And it has successfully hosted "name acts" such ...
|The Viking Mars Mission
In October 1957, the Soviet Union launched the first satellite, Sputnik. Over the next 20 years, the Space Race saw the USSR and the USA compete in a series of space spectaculars as each tried to ...
|Daily Bucket: A Green Heron Hunts His Lunch
A few days ago, I happened upon a Green Heron hunting for his lunch. Green Herons are much more shy than other herons and egrets, so when he saw me watching him he froze completely still for a good ...
|Photo Diary: Suncoast Primate Sanctuary
The Suncoast Primate Sanctuary is located in Palm Harbor, FL, a bit north of St Petersburg. They take in primates and a few other animals that have been kept as pets and are no longer wanted. Alas, ...
|Monte Verde: The First Americans?
For decades, archaeologists have concluded that the first humans entered the Americas over the Bering Straits land bridge about 13,000 years ago, when an ice-free corridor opened up in Canada, But ...
|The Great Chicago Fire of 1871
In 1871, the most famous fire in American history swept across Chicago and destroyed much of the city. According to legend, the Great Chicago Fire was started when a cow owned by an Irish immigrant ...
|Israeli MP Who Called for Genocide Against Palestinians Appointed Justice Minister
If there was any question over how far right Israel has drifted those are now answered. Ayelet Shaked has been appointed justice minister . You may or may not remember her from her comments in a ...
|Daily Bucket: A Walk Around Sawgrass Lake
Photos from a recent walk at Sawgrass Lake Park in St Pete FL: The Daily Bucket is a regular series from the Backyard Science group. Here we talk about Mother Nature in all her glory, especially ...
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- Alienation can be considered part of the process of capitalist exploitation, but it can also mean feeling cut off and isolated from the surrounding world. Alienation in the Marxist sense means that ...30 comments 16 Recs
- Nat Geo Highlights Lakota Resilience in South Dakota--but We Are Struggling to get our Children BackThis week National Geographic published an article called “ In the Shadow of Wounded Knee .” It's a good article that shows many of the problems the Lakota people face on the reservations in ...57 comments 138 Recs
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- It was Christmas in June when this arrived in my mail box: The Big Red Songbook 250-plus IWW Songs! Editors: Archie Green, David Roediger, Franklin Rosemont, & Salvatore Salerno Charles H Kerr ...29 comments 13 Recs
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