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Ecuador’s Neoliberal Government Announces State Emergency to Impose Austerity

On October 18, 2021, Ecuador’s President Guillermo Lasso declared a state of emergency for 60 days. This declaration led to the constitutional rights of Ecuadorian nationals being suspended and heavily armed troops flooding the streets in Ecuador. The immediate reason…

Why Neoliberal Leaders Who Failed to Protect Their Countries From COVID-19 Must Be Investigated

Noam Chomsky and Vijay Prashad deem the inaction of neoliberal and far-right governments to contain the pandemic and thus save tens of thousands of lives, as criminal Noam Chomsky, Vijay Prashad Warnings that the oxygen supply was running out in…

Chomsky and Prashad: Three Major Threats to Life on Earth That We Must Address in 2021

By Noam Chomsky and Vijay Prashad Large parts of the world—outside of China and a few other countries—face a runaway virus, which has not been stopped because of criminal incompetence by governments. That these governments in wealthy countries cynically set…

The Fall Of The Liberal Left, The Rise Of Neoliberalism And The Resulting Confusion That Has Ensued

Many people feel confused by the word “neoliberal”. It’s understandable that they’re confused. The term “neoliberal” is an odd and confusing piece of language that is very often conflated with the term “liberal”. They are not the same thing. In…

Noam Chomsky: “We will overcome the coronavirus crisis, but we have more serious crises ahead of us”

Noam Chomsky, well-known 91-year-old American linguist and political analyst, spoke to Srećko Horvat on DiEM25 TV from Arizona US, where he is in self-isolation because of the pandemic. Chomsky pointed out that the health crisis of the coronavirus is very…

Why is the U.S. So Exceptionally Vulnerable to Covid-19?

By Nicolas J S Davies The United States has become the new center of the global coronavirus pandemic, with over 86,000 cases, more than China or Italy. More than a thousand Americans have already died, but this is surely only…

A Lesson Coronavirus is About to Teach the World

By Jonathan Cook If a disease can teach wisdom beyond our understanding of how precarious and precious life is, the coronavirus has offered two lessons. The first is that in a globalized world our lives are so intertwined that the…

The OTHER Virus That Is About To Spread

The same basic mechanisms that were set in motion in 2008 are being set in motion again, even more strongly now in 2020, to confront the effects of the spreading of the COVID-19 virus. Namely, huge sums of capital are…