Puerto Ricans Resist Austerity Measures And Corporate Corruption

By Monica Cruz, BreakThrough News. -

A worsening economic crisis, compounded by brutal neoliberal policies, have ushered in a new wave of resistance in Puerto Rico. Nearly half of the population lives below the poverty line. More [...]

The Great Recoil Of Neoliberal Globalization

By Paolo Gerbaudo, ROAR Magazine. -

The current political era is best understood as a “great recoil” of economic globalization. It is a moment when the coordinates of historical development seem to be inverting, upsetting many of [...]

Chile, Two Years After The Popular Uprising

By Atilio Boron, Orinoco Tribune. -

That October 18, 2019 was a blow that, in one fell swoop, brought down the deceptive façade of the conservative regime and inaugurated a new stage in the history of Chile. The enormous injustices [...]

Chile Is At The Dawn Of A New Political Era

By Vijay Prashad, People's Dispatch. -

“It feels like we are at the end of an era,” Bárbara Sepúlveda tells me on October 12, 2021. Sepúlveda is a member of Chile’s Constitutional Convention and of the Communist Party of Chile. The [...]

Thousands March In Puerto Rico, Outraged Over Power Outages

By The Hindu. -

More than 4,000 people outraged over ongoing power outages in the U.S. territory of Puerto Rico marched on October 15 to decry how the lack of electricity has affected their health, work and [...]

When ‘Karens’ Flourished

By Becca Mohally Renk, Jubilee House Community. -

In 2001, my main task in Nicaragua was to be a "Karen": the obnoxious, entitled white woman who uses her privilege to get her way. Although I was only 25, I was able to lend my white face, my [...]

Build Back Better Legislation

By Ajamu Baraka, Black Agenda Report. -

For more than a week the country has been caught up in the ongoing melodrama of the “Build Back Better” (BBB) legislation, the Democrat Party’s “social investment” bill now languishing in the [...]

Hope For Labor At The End Of History

By Steve Fraser And Joshua Freeman, Dissent Magazine. -

It was “the end of history”: America in the 1990s. Francis Fukuyama published a book with that title in 1992. Things would continue to happen, according to the philosopher, but the underlying [...]

Nicaragua’s New Way

By Becca Mohally Renk, Morningstar Online. -

In 1999, when I first came to Ciudad Sandino, a city of 180,000 located just outside Managua, Hurricane Mitch had recently created 2.7 million homeless people in Nicaragua and Honduras. The [...]

On Contact: Anti-Capitalist Chronicles, Part 2

By Chris Hedges, RT. -

On the show, the second of a two-part interview, Chris Hedges discusses with Professor David Harvey the social, political, and economic consequences of neoliberalism and globalization, exploring [...]

On Contact: Anti-Capitalist Chronicles, Part 1

By Chris Hedges, RT. -

On the show, the first of a two-part interview, Chris Hedges discusses with Professor David Harvey the reconfiguration of global capitalism, the contradictions of neoliberalism, the [...]

El Salvador: Declaration By Popular Movements On Bicentennial

By Kawsachun News. -

Salvadorans marched through the streets of the capital by the thousands on Wednesday, in the largest anti-government protest since Nayib Bukele took office.  On the Bicentennial of Central [...]

Popular Resistance In The Age Of Neoliberal War

By Evan King And Pambana Gutto Bassett, Counter Punch. -

Since April 28 hundreds of thousands of Colombians have taken to the streets to demand the end to neoliberal reforms, chanting “el pueblo unido jamás será vencido”. Now, a month later their joint [...]

World Economic Forum Targets Detroit

By David Sole, Struggle La Lucha. -

The World Economic Forum (WEF) has announced plans to open a “Global Center for Urban Transformation” in Detroit in October 2021. The WEF is an international non-governmental organization (NGO) [...]

On Contact: A Different Kind Of War

By Chris Hedges, RT. -

On the show this week, Chris Hedges discusses the plight of everyday people victimized by the hardships of life in Mexico and Central America with author and journalist J. Malcolm Garcia. His new [...]