Austerity

Jake Johnson, staff writer
"The government claims austerity has worked so now they can end it. That is absolutely the opposite of the truth—austerity needs to end because it has failed."
Jake Johnson, staff writer
"Working families shouldn't have to pay for the GOP tax bill. The rich and big...
Jake Johnson, staff writer
"Believe them when they say they are coming after Medicare and Social Security."

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...