2008 economic crisis
The housing struggle is a national and international struggle: Kenia Alcocer

Kenia Alcocer talks about important struggles she took up as an activist, the formation of the Los Angeles Tenants Union and how the struggle for housing rights is related to other working class struggles.

Bank privatization isn’t conducive for financial markets under capitalism

State ownership of banks not only provides for wider reach of institutional credit but also for stability of the financial system of capitalism itself

15% tax on Corporates: Moral victory for developing countries but little else

Professor Biswajit Dhar of India’s Jawaharlal Nehru University talks about the recent agreement among close to 150 countries to impose a minimum of 15% tax on big corporates

The revolutionaries, when they rise, care for nothing but love

In his weekly newsletter for the Tricontinental Institute for Social Research, Vijay Prashad discusses the 10 year anniversary of the beginning of the “Arab Spring”

The exodus of finance from the third world

This unwillingness of finance to stay in, or move to, the Third World, is impairing the ability of several countries to pay for their imports and to service their external debt