The Yellow Vests As Part Of The Global Revolt Against Neoliberalism

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

The Yellow Vests (Gilets Jaunes) movement of workers in France just completed its eleventh act this past weekend. They are revolting against neoliberalism and austerity and rule by and for the [...]

Neoliberalism: Free Market Fundamentalism Or Corporate Power?

By Richard Moser, Counterpunch.org -

I’ve been hearing about neoliberalism for a long time now and never could make much sense of it. It turns out the story we tell about neoliberalism is as contradictory as neoliberalism itself. [...]

Neoliberalism Is The Rationalization For Corporate Tyranny

By Rainer Shea, Ghionjournal.com -

This ideology can be called neoliberalism because it is the chosen term for the extreme version of capitalism that the ruling class has made into conventional political thought. And neoliberalism [...]

Seasons Greetings from France’s Yellow Vests: “We are not tired”

By Richard Greeman, Popular Resistance -

Not only has this rebellion persisted despite unprecedented police brutality, media misrepresentation, and rejection by labor union officials, it has retained its grass-roots popularity  and [...]

Ecuador: Social Movements Mobilize Against Economic Measures

By Staff, Telesur -

Social movements and unions such as Ecuador’s Workers Unity Front (FUT) and the National Citizens' Assembly have announced plans to protest against new measures announced by the government of [...]

AMLO’s Inauguration And The Future Of Mexico

By Laura Carlsen, NACLA. -

In over two centuries of nationhood, Mexico has never seen a presidential inauguration like that of December 1, 2018. From the pre-dawn Indigenous ceremony to consecrate the bastón de mando—a [...]

United In Exile

By Karen Garcia, Sardonicky. -

With about eight dynasties now possessing as much money as half the entire world's population combined, it is impossible to ignore the fact that extreme wealth inequality is antithetical to the [...]

NAFTA Renegotiation Should Reject Neoliberalism and Economic Nationalism

By Ryan Harvey, Truthout.org -

A deal between the US and Mexico on a renegotiated North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) may be announced any day now, marking the first revision of the deal since its signing. A product of [...]

Neoliberalism Drives Climate Breakdown, Not Human Nature

By ALex Randell, Opendemocracy.net -

Attempts by the New York Times to blame humanity as a whole for climate change let the real culprits off the hook. Many zoos have an exhibit like this: a wall with a hatch, and under the hatch [...]

Ecuador Bows To US And IMF, Entering New Neoliberal Era

By Elliott Gabriel, Mintpressnews.com -

QUITO, ECUADOR – Ecuador’s passionate re-embrace of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) offers one of the clearest and most dramatic signs that the country’s leadership is dead-set on shedding [...]

The Search For A New Politics

By Cliff DuRand, Truthout. -

For the last four decades, political discourse has been dominated by the ideas of neoliberalism. This ideology has been promoted by elites to direct public policy not only in the US, but [...]

The Death Of Neoliberalism Is An Opportunity To Birth A New System

By Cliff DuRand, Truthout -

Today in the US, as well as globally, we find ourselves in multiple reinforcing crises. There is a crisis of legitimacy in established institutions ranging from Congress, the presidency and the [...]

How India’s Neoliberal Policies Killed 250,000, Birthed Modern Farmers’ Uprising

By Manmeet Sahni, Telesurtv.net -

In March, for weeks, tens of thousands of Indian farmers rallied, under the red flag, meeting in several cities to list their agenda and demands for the government to implement peasant-friendly [...]

In The Ruins Of The Present

By Vijay Prashad, Thetricontinental.org -

In the Ruins of the Present traces the challenges posed by globalization and what these challenges produce for our society. The first attempt to address the problems of globalization was [...]

Brazil: World Social Forum Kicks-off With ‘Resistance’ March

By Staff, Telesurtv.net -

This year's World Social Forum will debate and define new alternatives and strategies to confront neoliberalism, anti-democratic coups and genocides. Thousands of people took to the streets [...]