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Tossing Neoliberalism into the Dumpster

It’s official, according to a speech by National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan, the United States is jumping off the neoliberal globalization bandwagon (a root cause of domestic extremism) and it couldn’t come soon enough as institutions of government are sucking…

“Protected areas without salmon farms”: Joint Parliamentary Committee and critical points of the draft law for nature (SBAP)

Commission to resolve a critical point of the SBAP bill related to industrial concessions in protected areas Bill creating the Biodiversity and Protected Areas Service (SBAP) in Joint Parliamentary Committee The Joint Commission is to resolve disputes between the two…

The Numbers BlackRock Won’t Crunch

As the planet’s biggest investor, with $9 trillion in assets under management and an army of tech-savvy analysts trained on the scent of easy money, numbers are BlackRock’s bread and butter. A giant with such an enormous appetite should find…

Universal basic income could alleviate the crisis as artificial intelligence leads to job losses

A basic income of ₡300,000 for everyone in the country would serve to eliminate extreme poverty and reduce poverty, as well as improve health, innovation and the fulfilment of labour rights. A monthly universal basic income (UBI) for everyone could…

Conservative attitudes in Tunisia driving young people to abandon the country in droves

The government’s failure to retain the competencies and entrepreneurial energy of new generations by not adapting their strategies to the methods that the developed world currently follows has resulted in a growing sense of disillusionment and frustration among young Tunisians,…

Protest groups call for workers’ rights amidst labor day celebration

On the celebration of Labor Day last May 1st, several progressive groups such as GABRIELA, Kilusang Mayo Uno, the Trade Union Congress of the Philippines, Nagkaisa! Labor Coalition, and more, marched along the streets of Metro Manila with their respective…

Mr. Guaidó Goes to Washington – Former “Interim President” of Venezuela Calls for Sanctions on His Own People

Juan Guaidó continues to advocate punishing the Venezuelan people with US coercive economic measures. Recently shipped to Washington DC, the former “interim president” of Venezuela pleaded, “You can’t use a kind or soft approach,” such as easing the suffering, because…

On the “Sumar” proposal of the so-called “universal inheritance”.

Elections are approaching. With regard to the elections that elect representatives to the courts of the Kingdom of Spain, there is a new electoral proposal which is “Sumar”. It is not here that we wish to analyse either this political…

World hunger doubles

Some 345 million people are acutely food insecure worldwide, more than twice as many as before the covid-19 pandemic, said a new report by the UN World Food Programme (WFP). “Conflict, economic shocks, weather extremes and soaring fertiliser prices are…

The Real Reason Disney Is Defying DeSantis

A corporation does not have morals—it has a bottom line. Disney’s lawsuit against Florida is more about being able to reap profits while underpaying workers than it is about protecting LGBTQ communities. By Sonali Kolhatkar Florida’s Republican governor Ron DeSantis is…

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