Tuesday, November 30, 2021

Tag: Neoliberalism

Our future vs. neoliberalism

As human beings, we have the same collective power that human beings have always had to build a better world for ourselves and our children - and now is the time to harness that power.

How did we become so backward? S. Korea has US equivalent...

When did we become so backward?

Not fit for purpose: Neoliberalism and Covid 19

At this time of crisis, we will still need to raise our voices to call on governments to use their resources to care for ordinary citizens, not cater to the whims of industry and the wealthy.

Neoliberalism’s children rise up to demand justice in Chile and the...

If the million Chileans in the street have breached the tipping point for successful non-violent popular democracy, Chile may be leading the way to a global political and economic revolution.

After neoliberalism

For the past 40 years, the United States and other advanced economies have been pursuing a free-market agenda of low taxes, deregulation, and cuts to social programs. There can no longer be any doubt that this approach has failed spectacularly.

Electing Democrats in November without confronting neoliberalism will not be enough

If Democrats win in the next couple of elections but continue to make the rich richer with neoliberal policies (as Obama did), that will just be another opening for a Trump-type.

Disrupters in chief

From Washington to Rome, so-called "populist" politicians are hacking away at a genuinely broken status quo. But their alternatives are either uninspired or terrifying.

The New European Fascists

Poland offers a frightening example of the right-wing populism sweeping through many nations. Neoliberalism is wrecking economies, creating rage among the working class, devastating cultural institutions and eroding liberal democracy across Europe and in the United States.

Brexit, in Context

The Vote is Many Things, Most of All, It’s a Rejection of Neoliberalism

The Age of Disintegration

Neoliberalism, Interventionism, the Resource Curse, and a Fragmenting World

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Shell oil plans to blast South African coastline in search for oil and gas

Shell’s oil and gas exploration on South Africa's Wild Coast will be destructive for people and nature. The best way to mitigate the effects of seismic blasting is NOT TO DO IT!!

Supply-chain woes

The “graveyard shift” in a pandemic world...

Biden administration is cracking down on corporate recidivists

The Justice Department is ramping up efforts to fight corporate crime, which is particularly bad news for repeat offenders.

Beware fashionable, doomsday pessimism, obstacles to progressive reforms

Current evidence presages more bad news for the Trumpist right before 2024. Democrats must only hold the center to replay in 2024 its 2020 triumphs.

Number of Covid boosters given in US exceeds single shots in 8 African nations...

“Our leaders’ failure to help bring the vaccines to everyone, everywhere will keep us on a cruel and never-ending cycle of illness, death, and economic suffering.”