Austerity

Nadia Prupis, staff writer
Brazil's new neoliberal government is set to push through the most socially retrogressive austerity package in the world, a United Nations official warned on Friday, calling the proposed 20-year freeze on social spending a "radical measure, lacking in all nuance and compassion." Under President Michel Temer, who seized power after a coup ousted...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
Canadian author and activist Naomi Klein accepted the 2016 Sydney Peace Prize...
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
At a moment of diminishing clinic services, the rate of sexually transmitted...

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Calling on "all citizens, with or without party, with or without a job, with or without hope," a coalition of groups across Europe plan a June 1 demonstration, People United Against The Troika!, to protest austerity measures imposed by the troika of all-powerful financial institutions that have led to unemployment, foreclosures, social inequity and cuts in health care and education, all in the name of a debt crisis that "once again privatizes profits and socializes losses, while demanding...