Tag Archives: global economy
For the majority of Americans, the 2020s will likely be remembered as a demoralizing decade of rising prices, stagnant wages, and fading international competitiveness.
Wall Street, Banks, and Angry Citizens: The Inequality Gap on a Planet Growing More Extreme
Democracy Now! | ▶ Naomi Klein on Visiting the Vatican and the Radical Economic Message Behind Papal Climate Encyclical
DN!: We speak to Klein about her trip to the Vatican and the importance of the pope’s message – not only on climate change, but the global economy.
There is no question that, in the immediate aftermath and for several years following US military conquests, wars, occupations and sanctions, US multi-national corporations lost out on profitable sites for investments. The biggest losses were in the exploitation of natural resources – in particular, gas and oil – in the Middle East, the Persian Gulf […]
The ongoing decline in global economic growth … means that the militarist drive will intensify in the coming period, creating the conditions for the eruption of another world war. Nick Beams, World Socialist Web Site 10 October 2014 | The deepening crisis of the global capitalist system, as evidenced in reports issued by the International […]
Author of ‘This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. The Climate’ on the epic battle for the planet’s future Naomi Klein […]
At intersections of social and economic justice, hundreds gather in Richmond California to build strategy for a ‘just transition’ away from an economy that is ‘crashing planet.’ By Sarah Lazare, staff writer Common Dreams August 7, 2014 Opening Plenary to kick off the National Convening picturing Antonio Diaz, PODER; Pam Tau Lee; Jose Bravo, JTA; Lipo Chanthanasak, […]
”How many deaths of other people’s children are we willing to accept in order that we may be free, affluent and (supposedly) at peace? To that question I answer: None . . . Don’t kill any children for my benefit.” Wendell Berry Farmer, Essayist, Conservationist, Novelist, Teacher, Poet: b. 1934 “The most alarming sign of the […]
Is the Use of the Military Designed for the Occupy Movement? Posted by Margaret 12 December 2011 October2011.org Kevin Zeese A radical change in law to allow the use of the military inside the United States, against U.S. citizens and residents, and to allow their indefinite military detention based merely on suspicion of being […]
Ill Pleut. Greece has poured vinegar on the G20’s frites. Paul Mason Economics editor, Newsnight November 3, 2011 BBC Mark the date: 3 November 2011. In Oakland, California, protesters – including workers – have blocked the operation of a major US port; in New York, one of the world’s top stockbrokers is bust; in Europe […]
Occupy Wall Street: The Most Important Thing in the World Now By Naomi Klein – October 6th, 2011 OpEdNews Published in The Nation. I was honored to be invited to speak at Occupy Wall Street on Thursday night. Since amplification is (disgracefully) banned, and everything I said had to be repeated by hundreds of people so others could […]
Uploaded by studioJOHO on Mar 22, 2010 An animated interview of John Perkins, author of ‘HoodWinked’ and ‘Confessions Of An Economic Hitman’ Copyright of the audio belongs to John Perkins. For more visit www.studiojoho.com email firstname.lastname@example.org
From Brave New World: Watch the video | Call the deficit committee co-chairs today! The deficit committee will meet on Tuesday morning, and military contractors are marching on the Hill to influence, intimidate, or buy its members. We must make it as politically difficult as we can to side with the war profiteers. This will […]