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Detroit, other US cities ripping off public workers to fund stadiums

Taxpayers face major cuts to their negotiated benefits yet remain on the hook for a $283 million gaudy new arena in the bankrupt city DAVID SIROTA… 740 more words

Something is Rotten in the Neo-Liberal Paradigm

What is ne0-liberalism? In a nutshell it is a reduction in government spending to increase the private sector slice of the economic pie. Sounds good? Well, of course it does if you are a free-market advocate who sees profit as the absolute end game of all creation. 234 more words

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ANGLO-SAXON HYPOCRISY!

The different treatment of three recent sets of fatality statistics, indicate once again the unbridled hypocrisy of the Anglo-Saxon, neo-con elite and their supporters. First, there are the 295 casualties suffered by those aboard Flight MH17 over eastern Ukraine. 1,405 more words

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New series: Liberalism in Neoliberal times - dimensions, contradictions, limits | openDemocracy

Raymond Williams once suggested that the term ‘liberal has, at first sight, so clear a political meaning that some of its further associations are puzzling”. This, as Williams demonstrated, is partly because the word itself has a long and fascinating history that dates back to the 14th century. 113 more words

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Neo-liberalism.

The overall trend has been to strengthen the oligarchic and weaken the democratic tendencies of constitutional governments.