Posts Tagged: austerity
Austerity and an anti-immigrant blockade left Italy with an older population and underfunded health care. Could the same happen here?
Ecuador was only the latest indicator of what’s possible when indigenous movements exercise their power. It also showed what’s at stake.
As hard Brexiteer Boris Johnson takes over, Labour is finally coming down on the side of Remain. Will it be too late?
The old days of campaigning on left social democracy and ruling with careful centrism are over.
With the hard right running left and the center-left abdicating, Euroskeptics could accelerate a continent-wide crisis.
Campaigns challenging the country’s environmentally destructive, low-wage economic model are gaining ground, despite political insecurity.
Again, the success of right-wing parties reflects less the rise of the right than the collapse of the center.
Skyrocketing debt, Wall Street deregulation, a fraying social safety net, and a diminished dollar could soon leave the United States looking like Greece.
The Atlantic country has a huge opportunity to model getting money out of fossil fuel companies and into the hands of the people.
The disastrous impacts of Hurricane Maria were made by inequalities of race, income, and access to U.S. political power.