We Are Living In An Emergency That Requires Urgent Action

By Vijay Prashad and Noam Chomsky, Tricontinental: Institute for Social Research. -

Large parts of the world – outside of China and a few other countries – face a runaway virus, which has not been stopped because of criminal incompetence by governments. That these governments in [...]

The Best Way To Fight Neofascist Republicans Is To Fight Neoliberal Democrats

By Norman Solomon, Reader Supported News. -

The threat of fascism will hardly disappear when Donald Trump moves out of the White House in two weeks. On Capitol Hill, the Republicans who’ve made clear their utter contempt for democracy will [...]

Polarization, Then A Crash: Michael Hudson On The Rentier Economy

By Lynn Fries, Global Political Economy. -

I'm delighted to have Michael Hudson join us today. He'll be discussing how under a neoliberal shift from industrial to finance capitalism, today's most pressing economic conflict is not simply [...]

The 2020s Bring The Crises We Face Into Clear Focus

By Margaret Flowers, Popular Resistance. -

The 2020s is the beginning of an era in which the roots of the crises we face are coming into clear focus. The Trump administration openly exposed these crises through its candid disdain for the [...]

“The Threat Comes From The Neoliberal Right”

By Ajamu Baraka, Hood Comunist. -

For many of us in the Black Alliance for Peace, for many of us in the Black Left, no fundamental change is going to take place as a result of Biden’s victory. We know that the neo-liberal [...]

Is Trumpism Dead?

By Greg Godels, ZZ's Blog. -

Joseph Biden will take the Presidential Oath of Office on January 20 and assume the Presidency. Despite all the media noise about disrupting the election and mounting a coup, there was never any [...]

Infrastructure Advances Improve Lives Of All Nicaraguans

By Nan McCurdy, Alliance for Global Justice. -

During the neoliberal governments from 1990 to 2007, the Nicaraguan population suffered lack of electricity an average of five to twelve hours a day. Electricity was needed to pump water so [...]

Chris Hedges: The Collective Suicide Of The Liberal Class

By Chris Hedges, ScheerPost.com. -

Liberals who express dismay, or more bizarrely a fevered hope, about the corporatists and imperialists selected to fill the positions in the Biden administration are the court jesters of our [...]

As Private Cities Advance In Honduras, Hondurans Renew Their Opposition

By Beth Geglia, Center for Economic and Policy Research. -

Efforts to develop semi-privately governed jurisdictions called Economic Development and Employment Zones (ZEDEs) in Honduras have recently emerged anew. ZEDEs, first legislated as Special [...]

How Inequality Reduces Growth

By William H. Janeway, Project Syndicate. -

Cambridge – As the neoliberal epoch draws to a close, two statistical facts stand out. There has been a continuing increase in income and wealth inequality since 1980, especially in the United [...]

A New Peru, Struggling To Be Born?

By Daniel Willis, Alborada. -

While November saw two Peruvian presidents removed in a week and the emergence of a grassroots movement to defend democracy, there are no clear answers yet as to who will benefit in the long [...]

Ethiopia: The TPLF’s Precipitous Fall

By Dr. Fikrejesus Amahazion, Black Agenda Report.   -

The Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF) is facing a “final and conclusive” offensive against it by Ethiopian federal forces. On Tuesday, November 17, Dr. Abiy Ahmed, Ethiopia’s Prime [...]

Guatemalans Continue Anti-Government Protests

By Jeff Abbott, Al Jazeera. -

Guatemala City, Guatemala – Guatemalans have returned to protest across the country for the second Saturday in a row, as discontent with President Alejandro Giammattei and his government [...]

People Are Rising Up Against The Elites, So Should We

By Margaret Flowers, Popular Resistance. -

This weekend, ten thousand people took to the streets in Guatemala to protest the President and Congress over a proposed budget, the largest in its history, that cuts funds for health care and [...]

Brazilian Elections – A Day Of Shame For The Far Right

By Brian Mier, Brasilwire. -

On Sunday, November 15, over 147 million Brazilians went to the polls in the largest round of local elections in the nation’s history. One state, Amapa, had to cancel most of its elections due [...]