Tag Archives: neoliberalism

Greece’s New Deal From European Lenders Delivers More Neoliberalism By
GREECE– The Greek government recently reached a new agreement with the so-called “troika” of lenders—the European Commission, the European Central Bank and the International Monetary Fund—on new reforms that are slated...
Former Reagan Secretary Paul Craig Roberts: Oligarchs Are True Purveyors Of Fake News By
ATHENS, Greece — The post-election climate in the United States has been nothing short of bizarre. Recount efforts in several states are being championed by Green Party candidate Jill Stein, accusations have repeatedly been made that the “Russian menace” influenced...
Economist Jack Rasmus: Eurozone Benefits The Strongest Economies At The Expense Of The Weakest By
ATHENS — This has been another eventful year in Greece. Almost one year after it turned its back on the July 2015 referendum result which rejected further austerity, the Syriza-led government has pushed forward a program of even harsher austerity, spending cuts, and...
Greece’s Neoliberal Wolves In Anti-Austerity Sheep’s Clothing By
ATHENS — (Analysis) In January of 2015, opponents of neoliberalism and the harsh policies of economic austerity rejoiced at the electoral victory of Syriza in the Greek parliamentary elections. Touted as the “first-time left,” the new Syriza-led government was...
Brazilian President Michel Temer: Dilma Rousseff Impeached Because She Didn’t Support Neoliberalism By
AUSTIN, Texas — During a recent appearance at a corporate think tank, Brazilian President Michel Temer admitted that his predecessor, Dilma Rousseff, was impeached because she refused to implement a neoliberal reform plan published by Temer’s party. Rousseff was...
Neoliberalism: ‘Profit Goes To Apple And Microsoft, Not To The Taxpayer’ By
AUSTIN, Texas — According to noted political philosopher and scholar Noam Chomsky, neoliberal politicians are hypocrites who prioritize corporate finances over both taxpayers’ well-being and their own economic principles. In April, Chomsky sat down with Yanis Varoufakis,...
Beyond Racism & Xenophobia: Brexit Supporters Reject The EU’s Neoliberal, Anti-Democracy Empire By
ATHENS — (ANALYSIS) It was one year ago when “leftist” activists across Europe and around the world declared that the European Union had effectively staged a coup in Greece, blackmailing the Mediterranean country into accepting harsh austerity measures after it...
Oaxaca Protests Swell Over Police Killings And Neoliberal Education Reforms By
AUSTIN, Texas — A brutal attack on protesters in Mexico has drawn expressions of solidarity from around the world, including a vigil held on Thursday at the Texas State Capitol. At least eight civilians were killed and dozens injured on June 20, when police opened...
Support For Neoliberalism Is Killing Working-Class Whites By
Published in partnership with ShadowProof. A new study from Princeton University [PDF] shows an extraordinary increase in the mortality rate among middle-aged white non-Hispanic Americans since 1999. Mortality rates declined for other racial groups in the US during the...
Don’t Expect The Situation In Egypt To Cool Down Anytime Soon By
The outbreak of the June 30 uprising in Egypt saw the military intervene and ouster President Mohammed Morsi. Following the longtime Muslim Brotherhood member’s removal, voices across the spectrum have tried either to justify the “ongoing revolution” or denounce the...