Police Unleash ‘Brutal Attacks’ On Austerity Protesters In Storm-Ravaged Puerto Rico

By Jessica Corbett, Commondreams.org -

Police in Puerto Rico deployed tear gas and fired rubber bullets to shut down May Day protests as thousands of people took to the streets of the U.S. territory, which is still battling the [...]

Teachers Walk Out At DC’s Anacostia High School

By Perry Stein, Washington Post. -

Washington, DC - Frustration at Anacostia High boiled over Wednesday, with the entire teaching staff walking out of class midmorning to protest building conditions — conditions teachers say city [...]

Real Goal Of “Russiagate” Is To Prepare For Endless Austerity Fnd War

By Glen Ford, Blackagendareport.com -

Robert Mueller, the former head of the national political police (FBI), has indicted 13 Russian nationals for the crime of sowing “discord in the U.S. political system” and encouraging “U.S. [...]

Athens Rally Moment Of Truth For Greeks Under Thumb Of EU-Imposed Austerity

By Michael Nevradakis, Mintpressnews.com -

ATHENS, GREECE (Analysis) – Hundreds of thousands of Greeks took to the streets of Thessaloniki, Greece’s second-largest city, on Sunday, January 21, in a mass rally opposing a compromise on the [...]

Mass Protests Against Austerity, Unemployment Shake Tunisia

By Bill Van Auken, Wsws.org -

Tunisia has erupted over the past three days in demonstrations and violent clashes with security forces. Workers and youth have taken to the streets in at least 18 different towns in protest [...]

Strikes Against Austerity In Israel’s Public & Private Sector

By Jean Shaoul, Wsws.org -

Israeli workers are facing an onslaught on jobs, wages and conditions, in both the public and private sectors. The attacks organised by the corporations, government and the courts are proceeding [...]

Tax Bill Just Opened A New Front In The Class War

By Miles Kampf-Lassin, inthesetimes.com -

The current economic status quo—with stock markets soaring while wages remain flat and inequality widens—is both unstable and unsustainable. The coming shock will only accelerate these trends in [...]

Fight Harder And Smarter Against Trumpism

By Sonali Kolhatkar, truthdig.com -

The Republican Party is celebrating the passage of a deeply unpopular and comprehensive rewrite of the U.S. tax code, which critics argue is skewed unjustly toward the rich. Members of the party, [...]

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 [...]