Tag Archives: Sociology

Paul Kivel – Social Service or Social Change?

Link to an article by Paul Kivel:

“Social Service or Social Change?”

 

Bonus links:  “The Revolution Will Not Be Funded: Beyond the Non-Profit Industrial Complex” and “Philanthropy and Cultural Imperialism: The Foundations at Home and Abroad” and “Foundations and Cultural Imperialism An Interview with Robert Arnove” and “The Ford Foundation in the Inner City: Forging an Alliance with Neighborhood Activists” and “Science of Science and Reflexivity” and Black Awakening in Capitalist America: An Analytic History and Foundations and Public Policy: The Mask of Pluralism and Under the Mask of Philanthropy and No Such Thing as a Free Gift: The Gates Foundation and the Price of Philanthropy and “Socialism and Religion” (“those who live by the labour of others are taught by religion to practise charity while on earth, thus offering them a very cheap way of justifying their entire existence as exploiters and selling them at a moderate price tickets to well-being in heaven.”)

Michael Hudson – Euphemise to Conceal

Link to parts of an interview with Michael Hudson, discussing his book J Is for Junk Economics: A Guide to Reality in an Age of Deception:

“Euphemise to Conceal”

“Alluring Infrastructure Income”

“Focus on Capital Gains”

“Why Deficits Hurt Banking Profits”

“Retirement. What Social Obligation?”

Bonus links: Pierre Bourdieu, Language and Symbolic Power and Raymond Williams, Keywords: A Vocabulary of Culture and Society and “Social Chauvinism” (a critique easily leveled at Hudson’s admiration for protectionism)