austerity measures

On today’s M&M Wednesday, Foreign Policy Stories Editor Seyward Darby explains how the Twa people of Rwanda were the hidden victims of the Rwandan genocide, the historical roots of the genocide, the politics of post genocide Rwanda, how erasing ethnic distinction can harm the cause of human rights and how the west is responding to […]
Chris Savage the  Editor of Eclecta Blog explains the new federal ruling that could slash Detroit’s public pensions, Governor Rick Snyder’s radical austerity policies, who is Detroit’s Emergency Manager Kevin Orr? how the labor unions are working to protect pensions, how the big banks are brutally exploiting Detroit, selling off Detroit’s public assets, what caused Detroit’s […]
Writer John Carl Baker on his article in Jacobin discussing the GOP stranglehold on Florida politics, policy and prosperity (or lack of).  Despite highly
It’s Monday! Welcome to another week — on today’s show, Ari Berman (@ariberman) of The Nation (@thenation) joins Sam to talk about the protest strikes in the UK, their impact and how the ripple effect will show up in Europe.   Also discussed, what austerity measures adopted by the British government mean to the United States.  And […]