Posted in #TheRealNews gentrification neoliberalism PILOTs public private partnerships stephen janis tax increment financing tax subsidies Taya Graham tif

Developers displace Baltimore public housing residents, get tax breaks

A multi-year investigation by TRNN reporters reveals how neoliberal policies and public-private partnerships have led to tax-free zones for private interests, while taxpayers foot the…

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Posted in #TheRealNews gentrification neoliberalism PILOTs public private partnerships stephen janis tax increment financing tax subsidies Taya Graham tif

Developers displace Baltimore public housing residents, get tax breaks

A multi-year investigation by TRNN reporters reveals how neoliberal policies and public-private partnerships have led to tax-free zones for private interests, while taxpayers foot the…

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Posted in #CoronaVirus #Poverty #Protest #Racism #TheRealNews black lives matter capitalism classism COVID_19 DOJ lockdown protests neoliberalism police brutality policing racial bias white supremacy

What Impact Has Coronavirus Had On Policing?

Racial bias in policing has always existed, with tragic results for some. But has the coronavirus had an impact, or has it merely exposed just…

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Posted in #CoronaVirus #Europe #TheRealNews angela merkel budget deficit Budget Surplus COVID-19 Germany neoliberalism pandemic solidarity unemployment workers

Is Germany Dealing With COVID-19 As Well As We Think?

Despite the hype around Chancellor Angela Merkel’s handling of the COVID-19 pandemic, testing kits are still scarce, medical teams are overworked, and unemployed workers receive…

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Posted in #CoronaVirus #TheRealNews authoritarianism book climate change climate crisis Climate Disaster COVID-19 Donald Trump extinction internationalism marc steiner neoliberalism Noam Chomsky Nuclear Holocaust nuclear proliferation pandemic

Noam Chomsky On COVID-19 And His New Book: Internationalism Or Extinction

Noam Chomsky analyzes the coronavirus pandemic in the context of neoliberal capitalism’s failures, climate change, potential nuclear disaster, and Donald Trump’s authoritarianism. The post Noam…

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Posted in #CoronaVirus #Healthcare #Poverty #TheRealNews African American colonization conspiracies COVID-19 forced sterilization neoliberalism redlining segregation Tuskegee Experiment white supremacy Working Class

COVID-19 Ravages Communities Marginalized By White Supremacy

America’s legacy of white supremacy has marginalized Black communities with redlining, segregation, poverty, and lack of access. Combating the history of abuse and mistrust is…

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Posted in #CoronaVirus #Healthcare #TheRealNews COVID-19 Jaisal Noor Khalid Ahmed neoliberalism pandemic privatization Sudan

COVID-19 Lays Bare Neoliberalism’s Failure In Sudan

The failure of neoliberalism in addressing the coronavirus crisis is not limited to Sudan. It is a global failure. The post COVID-19 Lays Bare Neoliberalism’s…

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Posted in #China #CoronaVirus #TheRealNews anti-globalization connectivity COVID-19 deglobalization economist globalization great recession greg wilpert local economy nationalism neoliberalism pandemic social justice Walden Bello Xi Jinping

How The Coronavirus Pandemic Can Lead To Deglobalization

The rapid, extensive spread of COVID-19 is partly a crisis of globalization. The pandemic gives us an opportunity to rethink our global economic system in…

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Posted in #Poverty #TheRealNews Baltimore neoliberalism stephen janis Taya Graham water Water Billing

The Neoliberal ‘New’ Deal: The Rich Drink for Free While the Poor Pay More

A water billing scandal in one of the country’s poorest cities reveals an overarching truism: Neoliberalism is a conduit for rampant inequality. The post The…

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Posted in #Obama #TheRealNews capitalism Chicago class Jackson Heights kaepernick neoliberalism Nike presidential library race Racial Justice social justice

Neoliberalism, Nike, and the Need to Organize a Movement

What do resistance to Obama’s presidential library project in Southside Chicago, Nike’s $5 million donation to it, and the giant shoe company’s relationship with Kaepernick’s…

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Posted in #TheRealNews CGT Emmanuel Macron France Jean-Luc Melenchon Marine LePen neoliberalism pension reform Renaud Lambert

France’s Anti-Neoliberal Protesters Get Their Second Wind

The strikers protesting President Macron’s pension reform are expanding their target to the whole neoliberal system. They’re gathering their forces for a new wave of…

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Posted in #Strike #TheRealNews Emmanuel Macron France Gabriel Rockhill gilet jaunes legitimation crisis neoliberalism yellow vests

France’s Strike: Another Symptom of Neoliberalism’s Legitimation Crisis

France’s public sector strike against pension reform is in its seventh week, the most serious such strike in French history. It fits very well in…

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Posted in #Chile #Mexico #TheRealNews #Venezuela argentina Bolivia Brazil Costa Rica CUBA Ecuador haiti honduras Latin America neoliberalism Nicaragua Paraguay Peru Uruguay

The Year in Latin America: The Right Continues to Advance, but so do Popular Movements

2019 presented a complicated and mixed legacy for Latin America. Right-wing governments continued to make electoral in-roads, but popular uprisings against neoliberalism also left their…

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Posted in #Banking #Economy #TheRealNews austerity Capital Flight Democratic Socialism financialisation financialization Grace Blakeley neoliberalism privatization

How to Save the World from Financialization

Labour Party advisor and author Grace Blakeley discusses her just released book, Stolen: How to Save the world from Financialization. The post How to Save…

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Posted in #Strike #TheRealNews Emmanuel Macron France Jean Bricmont neoliberalism pension private sector public sector yellow vests

France’s Pension Reform Met with Massive Protests and Strikes

Prof. Jean Bricmont discusses the biggest strike since President Macron was elected in 2017. Millions are protesting the new pension reform, which will force private…

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Posted in #TheRealNews Claudia Lopez Colombia Forrest Hylton Ivan Duque neoliberalism

Colombian Students, Unions Mobilize Against Neoliberal Reforms While Government Stalls

Hundreds of thousands protested throughout Colombia in the past days against neoliberal reforms and the government’s failure to comply with an agreement to increase education…

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Posted in #Chile #TheRealNews Augusto Pinochet constituent assembly constitutional assembly neoliberalism Pablo Vivanco Sebastian Piñera

Chile’s Government Agreed to a Constitutional Assembly. Will it Stop the Protests?

Even though Chile’s President Piñera agreed to hold a referendum on rewriting the constitution, many parties and protesters rejected the agreement because it was passed…

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Posted in #Chile #TheRealNews #Venezuela Augusto Pinochet dictatorship neoliberalism Sebastian Piñera

Protesters in Chile Have Been ‘Murdered, Tortured, and Disappeared’

Chile’s President Piñera says foreign intervention and a conspiracy are behind the recent protests. But protesters say what’s happening is an explosion of long-contained rage…

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Posted in #TheRealNews #Venezuela Bush climate change climate justice Clinton fuel shortages haiti imperialism neocolonialism neoliberalism protests US interventionism

Protests in Haiti: An Overlooked Crisis the World Should Not Ignore

Haiti faces fuel shortages, food shortages, and corruption. Political economist Keston Perry argues that neocolonialism, neoliberalism, and climate injustice are at the root of Haiti’s…

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Posted in #Chile #Protest #TheRealNews austerity neoliberalism Sebastian Piñera

Massive Anti-Austerity Protests, Curfew, Repression in Chile

A wave of anti-austerity protests swept through Chile over the weekend, with right-wing President Piñera ordering troops into the streets and imposing a curfew. Shortly…

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Posted in #TheRealNews CONAIE Ecuador IMF Lenin Moreno neoliberalism

Ecuadorian Government Withdraws IMF Decree After 11 Days of Protests and State Repression

President Lenin Moreno’s government withdrew the neoliberal program which had sparked the massive protests. Indigenous groups remain wary, though, in case the government implements new…

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