If you find the Baudrillard article hard, the first part of the Stanford Encyclopedia article on Baudrillard might help.
How rich are you compared to the rest of the world? Find out here.
Listen to this 5 min. podcast on socialism (NPR: 9-16-10)
Listen to this BBC Podcast on Alienation
Watch this 10 minute lecture with cartoon illustrations on the Crisis of Capitalism
First short assignment (due Monday, Sept. 20th)