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Comm 122 Lecture 15

Comm 122 Lecture 15 - -1Communication Studies 122 Lecture...

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Unformatted text preview: -1Communication Studies 122 February 13, 2008 Lecture 15 Missed 5 Ÿ 1. Eduardo Galeano on a world gone mad Ÿ 2. Who is to blame? Ÿ 3. Arundhati Roy on other 9/11’s Ÿ 4. Iraq and reasons for war Ÿ 5. Corporate globalization Ÿ 6. What is to be done? Ÿ Eduardo Galeano Ÿ 1. Technological advance Ÿ More fear (ex. Losing jobs - people looking for cheaper labor) and insecurity Ÿ Paradox of technological advance - more destruction, more fear Ÿ 2. Labor’s increasing powerlessness Ÿ Workers used to be getting a fairer share of wealth because of organized labor unions Ÿ Today: labor is losing power it once had, workers have little protection with few benefits, easier to lose jobs - less ability to control lives as workers Ÿ Middle class is losing wealth, security, power it once had Ÿ 3. Hatred of immigrants Ÿ Free trade agreements and structural agreements (IMF put across) - more privatization and forces poor people off the land, go to cities to try to find work - paid less and harder working conditions...
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