Inequality
2020 Elections: Tale of two Americas

Ben Becker of Breakthrough News discusses the deep social and economic issues affecting millions of Americans in the context of the upcoming elections

Why third world workers were worst hit by the pandemic

Advanced countries have been more open-handed in fiscal support for their economies, in particular for workers, while Third World countries have been extremely niggardly, not necessarily out of choice (except in the case of India)

The rising wealth of billionaires even amid a pandemic

It is inevitable under capitalism that every human tragedy which unleashes a crisis in this system becomes an occasion for an increase in wealth concentration, writes Prabhat Patnaik

Moroccan journalist Hamid el-Mahdaoui released from prison

A long-term critic of the government in Morocco, Mahdouni was arrested in 2017 for his alleged participation in the Hirak-Rif movement

Revert to full employment to overcome neoliberalism and COVID-19 jobs crisis

Economist Robert Pollin advocates a macroeconomic agenda centred on full employment to deal with the rapidly unfolding jobs crisis.

Taxing large fortunes, a tool of social justice

Many countries who have seen their economies hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic are considering levying a tax on large fortunes to help their struggling economies

Against the rise of the right, women mobilize!

We take a look at the mobilizations that took place in different countries across the world on International Working Women’s Day 2020.

“Women are at the heart of struggles in Morocco”

In the lead-up to International Women’s Day, Azlaf Zahra of the Democratic Way in Morocco reflects on the importance of women’s struggles in the country and the world

Why aren’t people in the US rising up like we are seeing across the planet?

Without a mass movement continually pushing and prodding for real change and holding politicians accountable—for their policies as well as their words—our neoliberal rulers assume that they can safely ignore the concerns and interests of ordinary people.

david sanders David Sanders (1945-2019) and the struggle for right to health

David Sanders, who passed away on August 30, was passionate about participatory socialist democracy as a way to improve health and reduce inequality.

We won’t be silent anymore: Poor People’s Campaign

Demanding a better and dignified life for all, the Poor People’s Campaign in United States is on a 40 day historic action for a national moral revival against systemic racism, poverty and inequality, ecological devastation and militarisation.

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