Austerity

Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
GOP House Speaker Paul Ryan (Wis.) swears the widely disparaged American Healthcare Act (AHCA) will pass the U.S. House of Representatives, but opposition from many corners—including from right-wing conservatives and healthcare companies —is making political observers dubious. On top of energetic resistance from progressives and Democrats who say...
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
Gov. Rick Snyder announced the appointment of Darnell Earley, formerly emergency manager of Flint, to serve as Detroit Public Schools emergency manager on Jan. 13, 2015. (Photo: Gus Burns/ MLive Detroit)
Putting austerity on trial, Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette on Tuesday...
Nadia Prupis, staff writer
Brazil's new neoliberal government is set to push through the most socially...

Further

Calling on "all citizens, with or without party, with or without a job, with or without hope," a coalition of groups across Europe plan a June 1 demonstration, People United Against The Troika!, to protest austerity measures imposed by the troika of all-powerful financial institutions that have led to unemployment, foreclosures, social inequity and cuts in health care and education, all in the name of a debt crisis that "once again privatizes profits and socializes losses, while demanding...