Matt Kennard and Claire Provost's book, "Silent Coup: How Corporations Overthrew Democracy," looks inside the international architecture of global corporate governance that exists to flout and crush any attempts by the former colonial world to enact development on their own terms.
The [UK] Conservative government is looking for ways to beef up these anti-worker laws and is considering how to break these strikes, including allowing the hiring of workers as strikebreakers. It’s a response to how this current strike wave expresses the full power and centrality of the working class in the economy, nationally and internationally.
"The G-7 consists of the United States, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan and the United Kingdom. The announcement is in line with the priorities of the Biden administration, which proposed a global minimum tax rate of at least 15 percent last month."
"The suffering of the working class, within and outside the United States, is ignored by our corporatized media, and yet, it is one of the most important human rights issues of our era."
Today Washington controls some 800 to 1,000 U.S. military installations in foreign countries and overseas territories, and we know their purpose isn’t peace. By Polly Mann WAMM Newsletter Vol. 39 No. 2 Spring 2021 Polly Mann in a dress that her mother made. High school graduation ball, 1937, Hot Springs, Arkansas. I graduated from high More
"The policies of neoliberalism are accelerated with what economist Naomi Klein calls the “shock doctrine,” imposed on a country when it finds itself in dire straits and is forced to go into debt, which acts as a form of bondage to international institutions."
"The real existing conflict in Syria today is not between Bachar al Assad and 65 exiled intellectuals. Proclaiming “support” for Westernized intellectual opponents of Assad is totally irrelevant to the existing situation. "
Water and air pollution, the largest fossil fuel polluter in the world, worldwide domination, the real impact and cost of these bases explained.
Arguing against the misplaced fear of economic disaster and unemployment arising from the transition to a green economy, they show how this bogus concern encourages climate denialism.
“Israel, the Occupying Power, has systemically and unlawfully appropriated Palestinian public and privately owned land, exploiting Palestinian natural resources, while forcing the transfer of and creating coercive environments [sic] to forcibly displace the protected Palestinian population.*