by Kim MoodyKim Moody is a co-founder of Labor Notes. He is the author of numerous books about the American labor movement, including In Solidarity: Working-Class Organization and Strategy in the United States.Originally posted as From Realignment to Reinforcement | JacobinReforming, realigning, or refashioning the Democratic Party into a vehicle for social … [Read more...] about Leftists looking to take over the Democratic Party will confront even more roadblocks than in the past.
Since the inauguration of the so-called War on Terror in 2001, but especially since the outbreak of global financial crisis in 2008, there has been much talk of the “return of the state.” At first, this notion was related to the increasing ubiquity of security themes after 2001, and later it was invoked in commentary on the massive bailouts of financial institutions. But while … [Read more...] about Authoritarian Neoliberalism and the Myth of Free Markets
Read the article in its original ZNET context here: October 13, 2014Tariq Ali: Today we are going to discuss medicine and what is going on in Africa but not just there, in other parts of the world too, and how privatised medicine is now dominating the field except in a few oasis there are still left Cuba, Venezuela, etc. With me is Professor Allyson Pollock, one … [Read more...] about The Origins of the Ebola Crisis- By Tariq Ali and Allyson Pollock Source: Counterpunch
They have been going on for more than half a month, but only attracted media attention when a rabid police official sprayed pepper gas on severeal non violent protestors. What SHOULD be news but is absent from the mainstream media is any analysis of why the young, increadingly joined by older people, workers, the unemployed, those whose homes have been repossessed, etc. … [Read more...] about Occupation of Wall Street (home to weapons of mass destruction)