Austerity

Julia Conley, staff writer
Demonstrators confront riot police during a protest demanding the resignation of Guatemalan President Alejandro Giammattei, in Guatemala City on November 21, 2020. - The Vice President of Guatemala, Guillermo Castillo, asked President Alejandro Giammattei to resign together for "the good of the country," after the 2021 budget was approved in Congress. (Photo: Orlando Estrada/AFP via Getty Images)
"We are outraged by poverty, injustice, the way they have stolen the public's money," a psychology professor who attended the protests told the press.
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
former Vice President Joe Biden
"In this time of national crisis with millions struggling to get by, we cannot...
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
The entrance to the office of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) in the U.S. Capitol on September 28, 2020 in Washington, D.C.
Instead of helping Trump's chances of electoral victory, Republicans appear to...

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In a citizens’ "act of defiance" to rescue the homeless from Dublin's cold streets, a radical coalition of homeless people, trade unionists, activists and hundreds of volunteers have claimed an empty building and turned it into housing for 40 people. Organizers say the direct action reflects a re-awakened sense of social justice in a country battered by austerity and inequality - one in which, "People are leading where the Government has failed."

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