Friday, 20 October , 2017

neoliberalism

Inequality and the American oligarchy: The social and economic roots of...

6 October 2017 A report published September 27 by the US Federal Reserve, the Survey of Consumer Finances, shows that the top 10 percent of...

Capitalism, the State and the Drowning of America

by Ted Steinberg As Hurricane Harvey lashed Texas, Naomi Klein wasted no time in diagnosing the “real root causes” behind the disaster, indicting “climate pollution,...

Between Capital and Volk

By Sebastian Friedrich, Gabriel Kuhn Germany's AfD poses as a defender of the "common man," but seeks to impose an authoritarian form of neoliberalism. The “Alternative...

Noam Chomsky: Neoliberalism Is Destroying Our Democracy

How elites on both sides of the political spectrum have undermined our social, political, and environmental commons. By Christopher Lydon For 50 years, Noam Chomsky, has...

The Rohingya crisis and the real face of liberalism

By Hamid Alizadeh Thousands have been killed and hundreds of thousands of defenceless Rohingya Muslims are fleeing the brutal onslaught of Myanmar's armed forces. In...

The neoliberalism-shock therapy connection: Naomi Klein’s The Shock Doctrine

Published online 16 October 2007. cassiodorusblog.wordpress.com This is a review of Naomi Klein’s The Shock Doctrine, a detailed, journalistic history of neoliberalism which emphasizes its connection...

40 Years Ago, This Chilean Exile Warned Us About the Shock...

Orlando Letelier’s 1976 Nation essay is still essential reading. By Naomi Klein In August 1976, The Nation published an essay that rocked the US political establishment,...

Venezuela: Target of Economic Warfare

By Joyce Nelson Most people are horrified to watch Venezuela seemingly on the verge of outright civil war, or worse, an invasion by U.S. military...

Imperialism Is Alive and Kicking: A Marxist Analysis of Neoliberal Capitalism

By C.J. Polychroniou, Truthout | Interview The concept of imperialism has fallen out of the political lexicon of many leftists in the West, with...

Noam Chomsky: Neoliberalism Is Destroying Our Democracy

How elites on both sides of the political spectrum have undermined our social, political, and environmental commons. By Christopher Lydon June 2, 2017 This interview comes from...