Tag: Neoliberalism

US Declares ‘War’

Michael Brenner subjects the audaciously aggressive U.S. strategic posture to the kind of examination that he finds remarkably absent, even at the highest levels of government.

US in Neoliberal Death Spiral

There are counties in the U.S. where you’re beating the odds if you make it past 70, writes Richard Eskow. The country should stop tinkering around. It needs Medicare for All.

As British Schools Crumble

As the summer holidays ended in England and Wales, the Department for Education ordered over 100 school buildings to be fully or partially closed due to the dangers caused by a collapse-prone form of concrete.  

Chris Hedges: The Pedagogy of Power

The ruling classes always work to keep the powerless from understanding how power functions. This assault has been aided by a cultural left determined to banish “dead white male” philosophers.

US ‘Exports Obesity’

Timothy A. Wise says the dispute over GM corn in Mexico may test the extent to which a trade agreement can be used against a country’s public health and  environmental efforts.  

Chris Hedges: Reclaiming US Universities

American universities are appendages of the corporate state. Educators are increasingly poorly paid, denied benefits and job security while senior administrators pay themselves obscene salaries.

The Macron Decree That Ignited France

When it bypassed Parliament and forced through pension system changes, Macron’s government exposed the anti-democratic deterioration in the Fifth Republic’s dual-executive system, writes Muhammed Shabeer.