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The Paris talks signalled an important change in the climate movement as thousands of activists gathered from all over the world to organise global action.
Giroux discusses torture, militarisation, surveillance, racism, education and austerity … and draws the links to the military-industrial-academic complex.
The pith helmets may have long gone, but the blood has never dried. A nineteenth century contempt for countries and peoples, depending on their degree of colonial usefulness, remains a centrepiece of modern “globalisation”, with its perverse socialism for the rich and capitalism for the poor–
Will the American public passively permit another massive bailout of the banks? Will it accept more punishing programs of austerity to pay for this bailout? Will a viable socialism rise out of the economic chaos to halt further looting of the U.S. Treasury and the continued reconfiguration of the economy into neofeudalism?
The Brexit vote showed how out of touch the elites are with the lives of the people in England. They are unaware how austerity, unfair incomes and lack of wealth makes life unbearable for many. The same is true throughout the globalized economy, which is rigged for the 1% around the world.
▶ Noam Chomsky: Snowden & Chomsky, ISIS, Iraq War, U.S. Terrorism, U.S. Slavery, Venezuela, Greece, Spain
Democracy Now! interviews Noam Chomsky: A series of video vignettes on a range of current issues. DemocracyNow.org March 3, 2015 Click the the title link below each photo to watch the video. Noam Chomsky: To Deal with ISIS, U.S. Should Own Up to Chaos of Iraq War & Other Radicalizing Acts Subscribe or “Follow” us on RiseUpTimes.org. Rise […]
“The target of this continent-wide discontent is neoliberalism’s self-serving paternalistic policies of privatization, reduced government, and dependence upon the “free market” as the arbiter of socio-economic justice but it’s turning sour because so few attain millions at the direst expense of way too many.”
(Click to enlarge) dailykos.com June 18, 2014 Relevant article showing photos of the London spikes here. Apparently the number of homeless there is increasing: Katharine Sacks-Jones, head of policy and campaigns at Crisis, said: “This is happening in a context where rough sleeping has gone up massively. Over the last three years rough sleeping has risen […]