Posts Tagged: Inequality
Brazil is on the verge of electing a Duterte-style fascist. What can the left do?
The far-right Brazilian front-runner is attempting to mask his fascist platform by leaning into a recently-adopted free-market agenda.
Hiding behind appeals to "rationalism," the French leader seeks to "fix" the French economy by cozying up to a tiny, binge-eating wealthy elite.
The late civil rights leader warned prophetically that the U.S. would be trapped in a series of overseas military entanglements while the gap between the rich and poor back home grew ever larger.
The late IPS co-founder consistently connected the dots between America’s military adventures overseas and economic and racial injustice at home.
The UK's Conservative government is weak, the Labor Party is rising, and EU members are out for blood.
The slide towards bleak historical periods can be difficult to recognize in the moment. But in this moment, it's glaringly obvious.
Global uprisings against corruption can fuse middle-class concerns over the rule of law to a more radical critique of unequal political systems.
Building on the momentum of the recent election, activists are demanding justice for Grenfell Tower fire victims as part of a broader agenda to narrow economic and racial divides.
If Europe's economic situation fails to improve, the far right will be waiting to pounce again with their easy answers: nationalism and racism.