The following are transcribed excerpts of Tariq Ali’s commentary of the elections. “If Sanders had been the candidate of the democratic party he would have won. Trump is not beholden either to the … Continue reading “What do they think the USA was before Trump? Not dangerous?”
Austerity policies not only generate substantial welfare costs due to supply-side channels, they also hurt demand—and thus worsen employment and unemployment. The notion that fiscal consolidations can be expansionary (that is, raise … Continue reading IMF: Neoliberalism – Oversold?
IMF economists have published a remarkable paper admitting that the ideology was oversold The very headline delivers a jolt. For so long mainstream economists and policymakers have denied the very existence of … Continue reading You’re witnessing the death of neoliberalism – from within
Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter Glenn Greenwald tells Christiane Amanpour plutocrats in Brazil are using “anti-democratic means” to impeach President Dilma. She was elected into office by the people, she didn’t commit any crimes, … Continue reading Glenn Greenwald: Dilma’s impeachment ‘anti-democratic’ – CNN Video