Austerity

Eoin Higgins, staff writer
Celebration of the Ecuadorian Indians on 13 October 2019 in Quito, Ecuador, after Lenin Moreno issued the decree 883 on a national network.
"We want peace for our brothers and sisters in this country. We don't want more repression."
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
Demonstrators in Quito
"The measures are a blow to the people. Stuff is getting more expensive, and...
Jake Johnson, staff writer
"Mnuchin's empty promise shows just how much the 2017 tax cuts for the rich...

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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."