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    Growing Up in the USSR to Putin's Russia with Prof. Alexander Buzgalin

    Post  giovonni on Mon Jul 23, 2018 4:34 am

    Will share this compelling 12 part series interview here for your inspection ...  Thubs Up


    Growing Up in the USSR to Putin's Russia with Prof. Alexander Buzgalin

    Via The Real New Channel


    Prof. Alexander Buzgalin was born two years after the death of Stalin,
    He talks about growing up in the Soviet Union with Paul Jay on
    Reality Asserts Itself.


    Bio

    "Alexander Buzgalin (Aleksandr Vladimirovich Buzgalin) is a Russian Marxist. He is a professor at Moscow State Universityand the coordinator of the Social Movement "Alternatives". He was a member of the Organizing Committee of the Russian Social Forums.

    At Moscow State University he is on the Faculty of Economics, and is the Chair of Economic Theory and Political Economy. He is chief editor of "Alternatives" quarterly journal, head of the Center (research group) on "Knowledge Economy" Department of Political Economics, Head of Socio-Economics Department of Political Economics and Center "Knowledge Society." Director of the Institute of Socio-Economics Moscow Finance and Law University, member of the Editorial Board of a number of domestic and international journals, etc. Buzgalin is 1st Deputy Chairman of the Standing Organizing Committee of the Moscow Economic Forum; Coordinator of Polit-Ekonomy Association of the CIS countries; 1st Deputy Chairman of the Public Movement "Education for All."

    He is the author of more than 350 publications, including 26 monographs and more than 100 articles published in Russian scientific journals (on "Economic Issues", "Problems of Philosophy".)

    Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alexander_Buzgalin

    Published on Jul 11, 2018

    Part 1

    21:01 minutes

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    Success and Mutation in the Soviet Union

    Part 2

    "Prof. Alexander Buzgalin says the threat of European fascism propelled
    the militarization and bureaucratization of the USSR" ...


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    Published on Jul 12, 2018

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    Communism and Consumerism

    Part 3

    "Prof. Alexander Buzgalin says that “market fetishism”, the hunger for commodities,
    became a major obstacle to building socialism" ...


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    Published on Jul 12, 2018

    18:45 minutes

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    Post  giovonni on Mon Jul 23, 2018 5:33 am

    Turning Power into Money, the End of the Soviet Union

    Part 4

    "Prof. Alexander Buzgalin says that many Communist Party leaders supported Gorbachev’s perestroika reforms,
    but what they really wanted, was to drop restrictions on accumulating great wealth" ...


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    Published on Jul 15, 2018

    17:19 minutes

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    Re: Growing Up in the USSR to Putin's Russia with Prof. Alexander Buzgalin

    Post  giovonni on Tue Jul 24, 2018 11:21 am

    “I Returned from Vacation to Find the Soviet Union had Collapsed”

    Part 5

    "Prof. Alexander Buzgalin says that he returned from a vacation in the countryside to find Gorbachev was arrested,
    Yeltsin was leader and the Soviet Union was no more" ...


    TheRealNews
    Published on Jul 15, 2018

    17:00 minutes

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    Re: Growing Up in the USSR to Putin's Russia with Prof. Alexander Buzgalin

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    Shock Without the Therapy: A New Russia is Born in Chaos and Plunder

    Part 6

    "Prof. Alexander Buzgalin says the collapse of the Soviet Union was followed by the rise of billionaire oligarchs
    as the “free market” led to the impoverishment of the people" ...


    TheRealNews
    Published on Jul 18, 2018

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    Re: Growing Up in the USSR to Putin's Russia with Prof. Alexander Buzgalin

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    Putin is Anointed King, but Big Capital has the Real Power

    Part 7

    "Prof. Aleksandr Buzgalin says after the chaotic ‘90’s, the Russian oligarchs needed a stronger central state
    to defend their class interests, but Putin’s individual power should not be exaggerated" ...


    TheRealNews
    Published on Jul 19, 2018

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    Re: Growing Up in the USSR to Putin's Russia with Prof. Alexander Buzgalin

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    Is Putin’s Rule a Dictatorship?

    Part 8

    "Prof. Alexandr Buzgalin says while Putin heads a powerful state, this is not a system of one man rule;
    more than 100 billionaires and a stratum of top bureaucrats have political power" ...


    TheRealNews
    Published on Jul 21, 2018

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    Re: Growing Up in the USSR to Putin's Russia with Prof. Alexander Buzgalin

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    Why is Putin so Popular When People Are so Poor?

    Part 9

    "Prof. Alexandr Buzgalin says under the slogans liberal democracy and market capitalism was delivered chaos and crime; Putin stands for traditional Russian values and culture, social order and making Russia great again" ...


    TheRealNews
    Published on Jul 23, 2018

    23:48 minutes



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    Re: Growing Up in the USSR to Putin's Russia with Prof. Alexander Buzgalin

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    Why Does the West Hate Putin?

    Part 10

    "Prof. Alexandr Buzgalin says the West doesn’t like Putin defying the American world order,
    but this does not make Russia a progressive country" ...

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    Published on Jul 25, 2018

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    Re: Growing Up in the USSR to Putin's Russia with Prof. Alexander Buzgalin

    Post  giovonni on Sun Jul 29, 2018 2:54 pm

    Finishing up the interview series ...

    Many Russians Think Climate Change is Propaganda to Weaken Their Economy

    Part 11

    "Prof. Alexandr Buzgalin says Russian oligarchs find an oil based economy
    too profitable to consider transitioning away from it" ...


    TheRealNews
    Published on Jul 27, 2018

    9:09 minutes





    Finally ...

    Artificial Intelligence and the Future of Socialism


    Part 12

    "Alexandr Buzgalin says the conditions for socialism did not exist in the 1920’s but now they do,
    but there will be many zigs and zags getting there" ...


    Published on Jul 28, 2018

    18:52 minutes


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