From 1980s Neoliberalism to the Post Covid “New Normal”
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From 1980s Neoliberalism to the Post Covid “New Normal”

Sold under the pretence of a quest for optimising well-being and ‘happiness’, capitalism thrives on the exploitation of peoples and the environment. What really matters is the strive to maintain viable profit margins. The prevailing economic system demands ever-increasing levels of extraction, production and consumption and needs a certain level of annual GDP growth for…

Broken Environmental Pledges in Brazil
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Broken Environmental Pledges in Brazil

It remains to be seen whether the international community can curb Brazil’s neoliberal profit upon environmental exploitation. The U.S.-Brazil deal, touted by U.S. President Joe Biden as a possibility to induce Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro to tackle deforestation has not materialised. Environmental activists and indigenous leaders had expressed themselves against the financial arrangement which would…

The (New Normal) War on Domestic Terror
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The (New Normal) War on Domestic Terror

If you enjoyed the Global War on Terror, you’re going to love the new War on Domestic Terror! It’s just like the original Global War on Terror, except that this time the “Terrorists” are all “Domestic Violent Extremists” (“DVEs”), “Homegrown Violent Extremists” (“HVEs”), “Violent Conspiracy-Theorist Extremists” (“VCTEs”), “Violent Reality Denialist Extremists” (VRDEs”), “Insurrectionary Micro-Aggressionist Extremists”…

The Disuniting of America Is Now Inevitable Under Joe Biden and the Radical Left
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The Disuniting of America Is Now Inevitable Under Joe Biden and the Radical Left

Joe Biden will ram through warped liberal social experiments masquerading as credible, time-tested programs designed to stabilize the nation. It was a stark image never before seen in Washington, DC, and one that bodes ill for the future prospects of the country. A locked down capital ringed in barbed wire, with 25,000 troops encompassing the…

In the Wake of the Riots: The Blowback from Defeating Trump was Criminalizing Dissent
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In the Wake of the Riots: The Blowback from Defeating Trump was Criminalizing Dissent

The Capitol building riot of January 6 marked the messiest transition in the recent history of ruling class power from one chief executive of the capitalist world to the next. If that history is any guide, the change of guard neither portends better treatment of working people nor a reduction of the threat of fascism….