Socio-economic

What is Neo-Liberalism? A Revolutionary Analysis of the Final Stage of Imperialism

Danny Haiphong, Black Agenda Report

“The expansion of war in the interests of neo-liberalism has cost at least 20-30 million lives since the end of World War II.”

February is Black History Month. During the month, the historical struggle for Black self-determination is whitewashed, distorted, and packaged to fit the needs of the US imperialist empire. The concept of neo-liberalism rarely garners attention in dominant narratives of Black history. Yet, neo-liberal policy has largely determined the conditions of Black life ...

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Obama’s Trans-Pacific Partnership Promises Echo Clinton’s On NAFTA

Dave Johnson, Campaign for America’s Future
NAFTA – the North American Free Trade Agreement – was sold with promises of jobs and prosperity on all sides of the border. What really happened was that an increased trade deficit sucked demand and jobs out of the U.S. economy; workers lost bargaining power, resulting in pay and benefit cuts; and income inequality rose as corporations pocketed the wage differential.

Now the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) is being sold with literally the same ...

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How to Make College Cheaper

By, Steve Cohen, New York Times

The soaring cost of college — a 1,225 percent increase since 1978, nearly twice the rate of the rise in health care costs — is such a problem for most families that politicians across the ideological spectrum are actually taking notice.

President Obama has proposed making two years of community college free. Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont, speaking in Iowa last week, ...

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