One politically disempowering aspect of neoliberal capitalism is the mantra that we cannot resist economic forces. Wrong -- collective decision making can trump market forces in a crisis.
The financial crisis -- so similar in its essentials around the world, triggered by neo-con recklessness and misrule, and the limitless greed of financiers and speculators -- needs to be addressed.
Roger Annis and Kevin Edmonds
The now completed, foreign-financed electoral exercise in Haiti has landed a neo-Duvalierist in the office of the presidency.
Establishing 'ethical oil' as a component of government rhetoric illustrates the growing success of a Canadian right wing aping U.S. Republican tactics.
I'm talking political philosophy here, not Viennese waltzes. People keep asking why Stephen Harper acts as he does, it looks so buttheaded.
Watch the New Brunswick election for an eye-opener. Thanks to continuous tax cuts, which are great for shoppers but not great for debt, New Brunswick's finances are spiralling out of control.
Michelle Obama's organic garden has been fertile ground for controversy. Claims that the vegetables were fake highlight the desperation of conservative opposition to the Obama administration.
The $50 billion shortfall is a godsend for neo-cons like Jim Flaherty: a useful crisis that will provide the rationale for huge spending cuts.
Jun 12, 2009
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