Tag Archives: Neo-liberalism

Alice Embree : Chile and the Politics of Memory

Me gustan los estudiantes. This painting by Austin’s Carlos Lowry is the cover art on the Fall 2013 NACLA Report on the Americas. The contradictions of Chile and the politics of memory The elections in Chile take place as the … finish reading Alice Embree : Chile and the Politics of Memory

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BOOKS / Bill Fletcher Jr. : Gar Alperovitz and Visions of a New World

What Then Must We Do?:Political economist Gar Alperovitzand visions of a new world The struggle for structural reforms is essential to changing the ‘common sense’ of the U.S. political arena. But it is not enough to wound the rabid beast; … finish reading BOOKS / Bill Fletcher Jr. : Gar Alperovitz and Visions of a New World

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BOOKS / Ron Jacobs : Vijay Prashad and the Lessons of the Global South

Vijay Prashad’s ‘possible history’: The lessons of the Global South Prashad paints a sweeping indictment of those who want to rule the earth with little or no regard for most of its inhabitants. By Ron Jacobs | The Rag Blog … finish reading BOOKS / Ron Jacobs : Vijay Prashad and the Lessons of the Global South

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Carl Davidson : Why Neoliberals Have Trouble Telling the Truth

Newt on Fox. Image from Keep on Keepin’ On. Media wars and manufacturing consent: Getting people to vote against themselves Why neoliberals have trouble telling the truth. By Carl Davidson / The Rag Blog / August 31, 2011 The Rag … finish reading Carl Davidson : Why Neoliberals Have Trouble Telling the Truth

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Harry Targ : The Two-Headed Neoliberal Monster

Image from Stupid Comics.An American dilemma, 2011:The two-headed neoliberal monster It became clear to the financiers that government regulations, social safety nets, and public institutions of all kinds had become impediments to the free flow of money capital. By Harry … finish reading Harry Targ : The Two-Headed Neoliberal Monster

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Carl Davidson : Fighting for Green Jobs against Right-Wing Wave

Photo from treehugger.Blue-Green Alliance:Organizing the fight for green jobsin conservative political climate By Carl Davidson / The Rag Blog / February 14, 2011 ‘What brings us together is the commitment to make those jobs green jobs and to make them … finish reading Carl Davidson : Fighting for Green Jobs against Right-Wing Wave

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Employment Crisis : Inequality and the Global South

How it impacts workers:Transformation in the Global South The end product… has been increasing global inequality in wealth and income and the continuation of massive poverty, powerlessness, and precariousness. By Harry Targ (with David Cormier) / The Rag Blog / … finish reading Employment Crisis : Inequality and the Global South

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Robert Jensen : Is Obama a Socialist?

Obama the socialist. The right wing blogosphere overflows with such imagery.Is Obama a socialist? Reflection on the degradation of politics and the ecosystem By Robert Jensen / The Rag Blog / September 25, 2009 [This is an expanded version of … finish reading Robert Jensen : Is Obama a Socialist?

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Beyond the Bailout State : Empire of Depression

‘What kind of new administration could actually get beyond Roosevelt’s era as well as our own staggering disaster, leaving “the bailout state” behind us?’By Tom Engelhardt / December 1, 2008 See ‘Roosevelt’s Brain Trust vs Obama’s Brainiacs’ by Steve Fraser, … finish reading Beyond the Bailout State : Empire of Depression

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