Course will be based on Kees van der Pijl's A Survey of Global Political Economy and its objective is providing access to the basic knowledge and fundamentals of the so called 'world affairs', high politics and economics for the working people as well as unionists; who would normally does not have time, energy, access or none of these to such knowledge. The course will include brief video presentations and opening discussions, if possible by the author (live or recorded) on given chapter, readings of the relevant chapters prior to the class meetings, informative exchanges on chapters, and some writing work.