Monday, December 5, 2022

Tag: austerity

We Are All Greeks Now

The suffering of the Greeks is just like the suffering of ordinary Americans—the only thing that benefits is the profit margins of financial institutions. When will human life be of concern to corporate capitalists?

The Greek People Have Voted ‘No!’ to Austerity and Economic Blackmail

Greece has suffered seven years of austerity, but something big happened recently—the Greek people voted by a landslide against European austerity. But why did the corporate media barely report on this historic vote?

Is Greece’s ‘No’ on the Debt Referendum Another Youth Revolution?

The way politics works, and the different categories of politics, has changed drastically over the past few years. Having a left, right, socialist, capitalist, etc. view is beginning not to matter, while Millennials enter into the world of activism and human rights.

Greece – What You are not Being Told by the Media

According to mainstream media, the current economic crisis in Greece is due to the government spending too much money on its people that it went broke. This claim however, is a lie. It was the banks that wrecked the country so oligarchs and international corporations could benefit.

Not-So-Special Delivery

Is there really enough reason to cut even more "service" out of our postal service? With the elimination of employees, closure of facilities and reduction of services, it's time we stop the deliberate degradation of this vital public service.

Anti-Austerity Syriza Party Sweeps to Power in Greece

The Syriza party claims victory in Greece to become the first member of the 19-nation euro zone to be led by a party rejecting German-backed austerity. The victory is considered a victory for all the people of Europe who are fighting against austerity.

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Satellites detect no real climate benefit from 10 years of forest carbon offsets in California

Without improvements to the current system, we may be underestimating our net emissions, contributing to the profits of large emitters and landowners and distracting from the real solutions of transitioning to a clean-energy economy.