CUNY Workers Say: ‘Resist Austerity!’

By G. Dunkel , workers.org -

Holding a huge, electrified banner reading “Resist austerity,” while chanting to the rhythm of a brass band, hundreds of members of the Professional Staff Congress marched from the Graduate [...]

Monetary Imperialism

By Michael Hudson, counterpunch.org -

By Michael Hudson for Counter Punch - In theory, the global financial system is supposed to help every country gain. Mainstream teaching of international finance, trade and “foreign aid” (defined [...]

Newsletter – Free Yourself From An Exploitative Culture

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, www.popularresistance.org -

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese. Shoppers hit the malls and online stores this week, spending over $3.5 billion online alone on what is called 'Black Friday'. Some people reject the extreme [...]

Landmark Study Links Tory Austerity To 120,000 Deaths

By Alex Matthews-King, independent.co.uk -

By Alex Matthews-King for Independent - The paper identified that mortality rates in the UK had declined steadily from 2001 to 2010, but this reversed sharply with the death rate growing again [...]

Prosperity Through Keystrokes: Understanding Federal Spending

By Steve Grumbine, www.popularresistance.org -

By Steve Grumbine. It has long been known that our electoral system and methods of voting are corrupt, untrustworthy, and easily manipulated by less than savvy politicians, state actors, and [...]

Thousands Protest Tories And Austerity

By Staff, www.socialistworker.co.uk -

By Socialist Worker. Manchester, UK - Thousands of demonstrators are gathering at the Castlefield's Arena in Manchester today, Sunday, to protest against Tory austerity. The Tories are beginning [...]

Newsletter – Greater Austerity Coming Unless We Act

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, www.popularresistance.org -

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese. As one of the world's richest nations, the US stands out for having the greatest wealth divide and high levels of poverty. Over the past 40 years, wages have [...]

Brazil Paralyzed By Nationwide Strike Against Corruption & Impunity

By Glenn Greenwald, www.theintercept.com -

By Glenn Greenwald for the Intercept. It’s almost impossible to imagine a presidency imploding more completely and rapidly than the unelected one imposed by elites on the Brazilian population in [...]

Newsletter – Which Vision For The Future?

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, www.popularresistance.org -

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese. The vision for the future laid out in President Trump's budget is one of large cuts to the federal government for necessary agencies such as the Environmental [...]

Fight For Medicare For All, Stand Against Militarism And Austerity

By Bruce A. Dixon, www.blackagendareport.com -

By Bruce A. Dixon for Black Agenda Report - If politics is the art of the possible, what do supposedly progressive politicians and political organizations fight for after they decide that jobs, [...]

Newsletter – This Is What Austerity Looks Like

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, www.popularresistance.org -

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese. George Lakey of Waging Nonviolence wrote about the root cause of the recent protests in Sweden - increasing wealth inequality from austerity measures imposed [...]

Brazil Senate Approves Austerity Package To Freeze Social Spending For 20 Years

By Dom Phillips, www.theguardian.com -

By Dom Phillips for The Guardian - Brazil’s senate has passed a controversial spending cap that will limit public spending to inflation for the next 20 years, despite protests across the country [...]

Newsletter: Elections Expose the Oligarchs

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers for Popular Resistance. The 2016 presidential election has shown how the duopoly, the two parties that represent big business interests and the wealthiest, are [...]

Protests Against ‘Colonial’ PROMESA Debt Plan Rock Puerto Rico

By Staff, www.telesurtv.net -

By Staff for Telesur. Hundreds of protesters took to the streets in San Juan Wednesday to block the first scheduled conference on the installation of a financial control board to remedy Puerto [...]

How Globalization Divides Us

By Kristen Steele, www.localfutures.org -

By Kristen Steele for Local Futures. United Kingdom - When I woke up on June 24th and checked the news, I cried. Along with millions of people around the world. I’m a diehard believer in [...]