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text THE WARRIORS: WHEN WILL THE EXCESSES OF PROFESSIONAL SPORTS END? by ntuit
How much does any one person need?...
Posted: Wed Jul 19, 2017 11:22PM
text Puerto Rico Board Meets on Anniversary of Debt Legislation by Abby Wilhelm
Puerto Rico's oversight board is holding its eighth public meeting in San Juan at the Sheraton Hotel Convention Center....
Posted: Fri Jun 30, 2017 10:03AM
text Economic Stagnation and its Mastery by Markus Marterbauer
Corporate profits explode while investments stagnate. Social housing declines with privatization. According to neoliberal theory, higher profits lead to greater investments and more jobs. In truth, higher profits lead to greater use of tax havens, companies buying back their own stock and more speculation on foreign currencies. The state should represent the public interest and yet special or private interests are often in the driver's seat with deregulation, privatization and liberalized mar...
Posted: Thu Jun 22, 2017 4:07AM
text While India goes cashless, economy falters and people die by Himani Singh
Heuristic: “enabling a person to discover or learn something for themselves” - an approach sometimes valued in pedagogy but best kept out of the world of economics, where the “let's try this and then we'll see” method of improvisation can prove unwise. In an unprecedented way, India decided last November to cancel the validity of almost 90% of its currency, with barely any notice. The consequences are already ghastly, and this is just the start....
Posted: Wed Jun 7, 2017 4:13AM
text Mental and Social Destruction in Neoliberalism and Its Overcoming by Ulrich Duchrow
The majority of the world's population doesn't want to know anything about globalized neoliberal capitalism anymore. Many millions are dying in its consequences. Every five seconds a child dies of the avoidable consequences of poverty. The political institutions are extorted or corrupted by the economic and financial elites and their media aids. The interests of the big owners of capital prevail with their legal and security machines. Democracy decays to a farce....
Posted: Mon May 15, 2017 4:25AM
text Puerto Rico Oversight Board Meets as Bankruptcy Deadline Approaches by Greg Williams
Puerto Rico's oversight board meets on April 28th in New York and could authorize a bankruptcy process for the debt ridden island....
Posted: Thu Apr 27, 2017 7:17AM
text Manifesto of the Clandestine Commando by Clandestine Commando
On Friday, April 21st 2017, Active Service Units of the Clandestine Commando carried out planned attacks against electrical power infrastructure in New York, San Francisco and Los Angeles....
Posted: Tue Apr 25, 2017 2:05PM
text IMF and World Bank Meetings Begin Amid Concerns of Faltering Global Cooperation ‎ by Greg Williams
Finance Ministers, heads of central banks and government delegations begin the official Spring International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank meetings....
Posted: Fri Apr 21, 2017 7:56AM
text Global Economic Risks Ahead Warns International Monetary Fund by Greg Williams
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) released its bi-annual report on global economic stability, warning that the financial system could face serious risks in the year ahead....
Posted: Wed Apr 19, 2017 6:46AM
text IMF Warns of "Protectionism" and Risky Investing by Greg Williams
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) released its bi-annual report on the state of the global economy, predicting that global growth will continue steadily but slowly....
Posted: Tue Apr 18, 2017 7:36AM
text Tactical Suggestions for Future Anti-Fascism Considerations by Gaia Tyvek
Successful activism can be seen in terms of non-violence, yet there can still seem to be success....
Posted: Mon Apr 17, 2017 4:06AM
text Puerto Rico and Bondholders Agree on Electric Company Debt Deal by Greg Williams
Puerto Rico’s electric utility company (PREPA) and bondholders reached an agreement to restructure $8.9 billion in debt, according to an announcement from the island's government....
Posted: Thu Apr 6, 2017 1:57PM
text Representative Doggett and Senator Whitehouse Introduce Legislation to Close Tax Havens by Greg Williams
Representative Lloyd Doggett (D-TX) and ‎Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI)‎ introduced versions of the Stop Tax Haven Abuse Act in the House and Senate....
Posted: Thu Apr 6, 2017 7:03AM
text One Year Anniversary of Panama Papers Leak by Greg Williams
More than 11 million documents were leaked from a law firm based in Panama a year ago today....
Posted: Mon Apr 3, 2017 6:59AM
text Puerto Rico Oversight Board Holds Economic Growth Meeting by Greg Williams
Puerto Rico's Financial Oversight and Management Board meets in San Juan to discuss economic growth proposals for the island....
Posted: Fri Mar 31, 2017 8:06AM
text Europe turn left by europeturnleft.eu
This new website represents an urgently necessary alternative to neoliberalism and austerity. Countermeasures to the neoliberal rollback are vital in Europe and the US to avert corporate feudalism and the hollowing out of democracy and language....
Posted: Thu Mar 30, 2017 7:42AM
text Puerto Rico Religious Leaders Urge Congress to Pass Healthcare Laws as Debt Crisis Looms by Greg Williams
Puerto Rico's Archbishop Roberto González and Bible Society head Reverend Heriberto Martínez are asking Congress to pass child tax benefit and healthcare recommendations made by a bipartisan Congressional task force....
Posted: Thu Mar 23, 2017 1:55PM
text For a Positive Narrative of the Left by Michael Brie
Whether the dislocations and cyclical crises since 2008 will lead to its final farewell is a question that drives parts of the middle-class and not only the left. There is wide agreement that the capitalism as we know it will not exist anymore within a few years...Two irreversible consequences of the growth-driven and goods-producing production method are manifest: the resources of the planet are plundered and capital exploitation hits its limits....
Posted: Wed Mar 22, 2017 6:53AM
text Puerto Rico Religious Leaders Ask Congress to Pass Debt Crisis Actions by Greg Williams
"‎As religious leaders in Puerto Rico, we urge you to act on behalf of the 3.4 million American citizens living on the island," wrote two prominent ministers to Congress about ‎policies to help the debt-troubled island....
Posted: Wed Mar 15, 2017 12:35PM
text The recent 'Insurgent Notes' conference in New York City by Alexander Selkirk
The people behind the ostensibly ultra-left Marxist web site 'Insurgent Notes' recently hosted a conference in New York City. The following was originally written in response to an account of this conference by a Trotskyist group on the U.S. Mid-Atlantic seaboard....
Posted: Sun Mar 12, 2017 5:13PM