austerity Archives

‘Economic Hitman’ Reveals How Corporations Seize Control Of Nations And Bleed Them Dry (VIDEO)

March 7, 2016

Is this really how the global economy works? Imagine a global economy run by ruthless corporate chieftains who seduce developing nations into taking on massive amounts of debt, use that debt to hire their companies for huge infrastructure projects, and then…

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Warning, Americans! Liberal Infighting Threatens Left’s Majority In Spain

January 26, 2016

Infighting Among Liberal Factions Weakens Liberal Cause In Spain. Take Heed, America! America is rapt by a right vs. right and left vs. left drama in the primaries leading up to the presidential election. Meanwhile, Spain entrenched in post-election infighting…

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Bush’s Top Banker Quits GOP Because Even He Thinks They’ve Gone Insane (VIDEO)

October 13, 2015

Why is former Fed Chief Ben Bernanke, a conservative George W. Bush appointee, Saying Republicans hurt the economy and more Wall St. bankers belong in jail? Economists like our Ben Bernanke can come across as staid and boring to those of…

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Nigel Farage, Leader Of UKIP, Stands Up For Greece. Huh? (VIDEO)

July 10, 2015

Something a bit odd happened in the European Parliament on July 8th. Nigel Farage, leader of the UK Independence Party, stood up and gave an impassioned speech in support of Greece: “‘They will give you no more, these people. They can’t…

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Goldman Sachs Fingerprints All Over Current Financial Crisis

July 8, 2015

It’s been a fun financial week, hasn’t it? Since the stunning results of the Greek referendum on July 5th, where over 60% of the nation decisively rejected a European bailout offer that came with more than a few strings attached, things have…

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Greece Tells Big Banks To Stuff It With ‘No’ Vote On Austerity (VIDEO)

July 5, 2015

On Sunday, Greece voted ‘NO’ to the big banks’ austerity measures and their rigged system of socialized risk and privatized profit. Why? Because so many in Greece are now so desperately poor, they’ve got nothing to lose. Reuters reports a whopping 61…

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This Guy Figured Out How To Fix Greece AND Tell Big Banks To Go F*ck Themselves

June 30, 2015

Meet Thom Feeney, a young man who’s figured out a brilliant way to save Greece and give the Greek people a way to tell the Big Banks to take their “austerity” bullsh*t and shove it. The 29-year-old from London crunched some numbers and figured that if…

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Chicago Schools Are Under Attack! What Do We Do? STAND UP, FIGHT BACK!

June 12, 2015

Many politically active teachers around the country look to the Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) as the leading example of what teacher’s unions and public sector unions generally should be: strident in rhetoric and militant in action, willing to take the powers…

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Is The Low Wage Recovery Really A Myth?

May 22, 2015

The Washington Post’s Robert J. Samuelson believes that the notion that the current job recovery is a so-called “low wage” recovery is a myth. He’s not entirely wrong. Nor is he entirely right. And he manages to gloss over the…

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