Dr. Susan Rosenthal describes the rise of Canada’s public health system during labor’s rebellious postwar period and the corporate profiteering by which it is now being destroyed.
Eight Contradictions of Imperialist ‘Rules-Based Order’
The neoliberal system is deteriorating under the weight of numerous internal contradictions, historical injustices and lack of economic viability, writes Vijay Prashad.
More Protests Roil France
The mobilization on Tuesday was the latest demonstration against a government initiative that is currently being discussed in the French Senate. While the bill calls for raising the retirement age, protesters want it lowered.
Craig Murray: Sy Hersh & The Way We Live Now
Coverage of the sabotage of the Nordstream pipelines helped Murray realize something important about how the Big Lie works.
France Erupts Against Macron’s Pension Plan
Despite widespread opposition to raising the retirement age, many French lawmakers remain determined to fulfill the president’s election pledge to overhaul the nation’s pension system, Kenny Stancil reports.
Bolsonarism Without Bolsonaro
The World Bank has sounded the alarm, but the forces of “centrism” — beholden to billionaires and the politics of austerity — refuse to pivot away from the neoliberal catastrophe, writes Vijay Prashad.
Corbyn Tells CN Australia Should Press for Assange Release
Former British Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn told Consortium News the Australian prime minister should press the U.S. for Julian Assange’s liberty and he held out hope that popular action could end decades of neoliberal economic policies in the West.
The Autumn of Oligarchs in Ukraine
A dismal piece of Washington Post propaganda gearing up for a postwar, fully neoliberalized Ukraine leaves readers precisely where Jeff Bezos would want them, writes Patrick Lawrence.
UK Think Tank Behind Truss’ Program Lives On
Sunak has installed several of the Institute of Economic Affairs’ biggest supporters in his cabinet and made one of its former staff members his chief spin doctor, writes Adam Bychawski.
Ukraine Continues Wartime Attack on Worker Benefits
Critics say merging Ukraine’s social insurance fund with the deficit-ridden state pension fund is the latest step in the radical restructuring of Ukraine’s socioeconomic policy in wartime.