Sustainability In A Small Place: The Spanish Basque Country As A 21st Century Model

By Bruce Rich, Opendemocracy.net -

Things aren't working out the way many of us hoped. But we could learn something from this small entrepreneurial nation. The 21st Century is not working out the way many of us hoped: we witness [...]

The Scourge Of Neoliberalism: US Economic Policy From Reagan To Trump’

By Staff, Jackrasmus.com -

At 272 pages, Dr, Jack Rasmus’s new book “The Scourge of Neoliberalism: US Economic Policy From Reagan to Trump” is a big little book. To understand its importance a comparison to another big [...]

We’re Headed For An Uprising, But Are We Ready For It?

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, Clearing the FOG. -

As 2019 comes to a close and we enter a new decade, we look back at the major events and issues that shaped the year with Chris Hedges. We discuss the rise of the Right, in part due to the [...]

Brazil: 2019 – A Year Of Resistance And Hope

By Jessy Dayane, BrasilWire.com. -

When I look back at where we were December 2018, I think we reached the end of 2019 better than we thought we would. Although we suffered losses, we had some important victories. Last year’s [...]

AMLO And His Impact In Latin America

By Ángel Guerra Cabrera, La Jornada, translation. Resumen Latinoamericano, North America branch. -

The arrival of Andrés Manuel López Obrador to the Presidency of Mexico had an important impact on the momentum of anti-neoliberal struggles in Latin America and the Caribbean. As the presidential [...]

Chile: People Come To This Square For Bread, Not Weapons

By J. Lynn Jackson, Popular Resistance. -

On November 14, Chile's indigenous nations called for a day of peaceful solidarity, remembrance, and ritual in Santiago's central square, which still bears its colonial name, Plaza de Armas [...]

Fascists, With Help From The US, Are Trying To Take Control Of Latin America

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, Popular Resistance. -

Clearing the FOG hosts Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese interviewed William Camacaro, a Venezuelan activist living in New York City who is active with the Solidarity Committee with Venezuela NYC [...]

United States Takes Drastic Measures As It Loses Control Of Latin America

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, Clearing the FOG. -

This week, Latin American countries allied with the United States are meeting in Colombia to invoke a post-World War II treaty, the Inter-American Treaty of Reciprocal Assistance, TIAR in [...]

New Generation Rising Up To Resist Neoliberalism Across The Globe

By Nicholas Powers, Truthout. -

"We are protesting against problems in the whole system,” a young Chilean protester said on TV in November. “Above all, the neoliberal system.” The increasing cost of everyday life drove more [...]

Colombia Enters The Maelstrom Of Latin American Revolution

By María J. Espinosa, Marxist.com. -

Colombia - On 21 November, a powerful general strike paralysed Colombia. Originally called to reject a package of measures by the right-wing government of Ivan Duque, including a counter reform [...]

The End Of Neoliberalism And The Rebirth Of History

By Joseph E. Stiglitz, Project-syndicate.org -

NEW YORK – At the end of the Cold War, political scientist Francis Fukuyama wrote a celebrated essay called “The End of History?” Communism’s collapse, he argued, would clear the last obstacle [...]

Latin America & The Caribbean: Between The Neoliberal Offensive And New Resistances

By Vijay Prashad, The Tricontinental: Institute for Social Research. -

For quite a few years, the people of Latin America and the Caribbean have been confronted by a new advance of imperialism and capitalism, which has revived a process of recolonization in the [...]

Neoliberalism’s Children Rise Up To Demand Justice In Chile And The World

By Medea Benjamin and Nicolas J S Davies, Commondreams.org -

Uprisings against the corrupt, generation-long dominance of neoliberal “center-right” and “center-left” governments that benefit the wealthy and multinational corporations at the expense of [...]

Agony And Death Of Neoliberalism In Latin America

By Atilio Boron, Pagina 12, Translated by Resumen -

During the last few weeks, neoliberalism faced a series of defeats that sped up its agony and are leading to its death amidst large and violent upheavals. After nearly half a century of pillage, [...]

The “Super-Mustache” of Nicolás Maduro: Scapegoat of Neoliberal Elites

By Frederick B. Mills, Council on Hemispheric Affairs. -

Over the past month, ruling elites in Ecuador and Chile as well as the Secretary General of the OAS, Luis Almagro, have been warning that the specter of the President of Venezuela, Nicolás [...]