The Neoliberal ‘New’ Deal: The Rich Drink for Free While the Poor Pay More

A water billing scandal in one of the country’s poorest cities reveals an overarching truism: Neoliberalism is a conduit for rampant inequality. The post The Neoliberal ‘New’ Deal: The Rich Drink for Free While the Poor Pay More appeared first on The Real News Network. Source: https://therealnews.com/stories/neoliberal-new-deal-rich-drink-free-poor-pay-more-water Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared […]

Neoliberalism, Nike, and the Need to Organize a Movement

What do resistance to Obama’s presidential library project in Southside Chicago, Nike’s $5 million donation to it, and the giant shoe company’s relationship with Kaepernick’s activism have in common? The post Neoliberalism, Nike, and the Need to Organize a Movement appeared first on The Real News Network. Source: https://therealnews.com/stories/neoliberalism-nike-and-the-need-to-organize-a-movement Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story […]

France’s Anti-Neoliberal Protesters Get Their Second Wind

The strikers protesting President Macron’s pension reform are expanding their target to the whole neoliberal system. They’re gathering their forces for a new wave of opposition, says Le Monde Diplomatique’s Renaud Lambert. The post France’s Anti-Neoliberal Protesters Get Their Second Wind appeared first on The Real News Network. Source: https://therealnews.com/stories/france-neoliberal-protest-pension-strike Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this […]

France’s Strike: Another Symptom of Neoliberalism’s Legitimation Crisis

France’s public sector strike against pension reform is in its seventh week, the most serious such strike in French history. It fits very well in the context of the global revolt against neoliberalism, says Prof. Gabriel Rockhill. The post France’s Strike: Another Symptom of Neoliberalism’s Legitimation Crisis appeared first on The Real News Network. Source: […]

The Year in Latin America: The Right Continues to Advance, but so do Popular Movements

2019 presented a complicated and mixed legacy for Latin America. Right-wing governments continued to make electoral in-roads, but popular uprisings against neoliberalism also left their mark on the region, says TRNN’s Greg Wilpert. The post The Year in Latin America: The Right Continues to Advance, but so do Popular Movements appeared first on The Real […]

How to Save the World from Financialization

Labour Party advisor and author Grace Blakeley discusses her just released book, Stolen: How to Save the world from Financialization. The post How to Save the World from Financialization appeared first on The Real News Network. Source: https://therealnews.com/stories/how-to-save-the-world-from-financialization Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. The Article Was Written/Published By: Automation […]

France’s Pension Reform Met with Massive Protests and Strikes

Prof. Jean Bricmont discusses the biggest strike since President Macron was elected in 2017. Millions are protesting the new pension reform, which will force private sector workers to work beyond retirement age in order to gain their full pension rights. Trains, public transport, schools are shut. The post France’s Pension Reform Met with Massive Protests […]

Colombian Students, Unions Mobilize Against Neoliberal Reforms While Government Stalls

Hundreds of thousands protested throughout Colombia in the past days against neoliberal reforms and the government’s failure to comply with an agreement to increase education funding. The post Colombian Students, Unions Mobilize Against Neoliberal Reforms While Government Stalls appeared first on The Real News Network. Source: https://therealnews.com/stories/colombian-students-unions-mobilize-against-neoliberal-reforms Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared […]

Chile’s Government Agreed to a Constitutional Assembly. Will it Stop the Protests?

Even though Chile’s President Piñera agreed to hold a referendum on rewriting the constitution, many parties and protesters rejected the agreement because it was passed behind their backs. The post Chile’s Government Agreed to a Constitutional Assembly. Will it Stop the Protests? appeared first on The Real News Network. Source: https://therealnews.com/stories/chile-government-agreed-to-constitutional-assembly-protests Droolin’ Dog sniffed out […]

Protesters in Chile Have Been ‘Murdered, Tortured, and Disappeared’

Chile’s President Piñera says foreign intervention and a conspiracy are behind the recent protests. But protesters say what’s happening is an explosion of long-contained rage against poverty, inequality, and oppression. The post Protesters in Chile Have Been ‘Murdered, Tortured, and Disappeared’ appeared first on The Real News Network. Source: https://therealnews.com/stories/chile-protesters-murdered-tortured-disappeared Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this […]