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 New World Notes 
 
 Weekly Program
 
 Kenneth Dowst  
 Attribution Non-commercial (by-nc) 
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The Luddites were skilled workers in England (1811-1817) who destroyed the new, automated factory machinery that threatened their lives.
KD discusses the Luddites' true history, ,,, the pros and cons of their rebellion, ... and the problems caused by globalized capitalism. He explores whether Luddism makes any sense in today's world ... and the possibility of nonviolent "soft-core" Luddism in our personal lives.

Included: a song by David Rovics and a clip from the documentary "Human Resources."
David Noble's documentary film "Human Resources" is available, without charge, on the World Wide Web. See the site of its publisher (www.metanoia-films.org) or YouTube.

David Rovics' "Everything Can Change" is from his album, "If I Had a Hammer."

New World Notes is produced under the auspices (Latin for "double-secret probation”) of WWUH-FM, a community service of that beacon of light in darkest Connecticut, the University of Hartford.
Previously broadcast. Files downloaded from the links, below, may be labelled as #543.

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