The following post was originally published at Ongoing History of Protest Songs. Lowkey is a rapper and activist of English and Iraqi descent, who recently released “Soundtrack to the Struggle 2,” the long-awaited follow-up to his 2011 album, “Soundtrack to the Struggle.” Part of the reason for Lowkey’s eight-year hiatus
As slow-motion coup by right-wing opposition unfolds in Venezuela against President Maduro, President Donald Trump’s administration backs regime change.
Our guest this week is Ryan Cooper, a national correspondent for The Week. He’s also the co-author of a policy paper for the People’s Policy Project called “Foreclosed: Destruction Of Black Wealth Under the Obama Presidency.“ We talk about the exuberance and reverence for former FBI director James Comey and
What stands in the way of meaningfully addressing climate change is not only the fossil fuel industries but neoliberal rationalizations of corporate power.
A new paper from the International Monetary Fund (IMF), a pillar of neoliberal globalization and neo-colonial domination of the developing world, takes a rhetorical shot at the very system it perpetuates. The paper, titled “Neoliberalism: Oversold?,” is published in the June 2016 issue of the IMF’s official journal, “Finance &
Statements made by London’s new mayor, Sadiq Khan, raise many questions as to what kind of mayorship is in store for London communities.
In perhaps the most embarrassing defection from neoliberalism yet, The Economist has admitted US capitalism is in desperate need of government intervention.
As inequality gradually worsened there have been attempts to redefine the middle class or deny its imminent destruction. But now there can be little doubt.
Middle-aged, working-class whites are dying faster than ever before, according to new research from Princeton. Are they voting away their own futures?