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    In a historic milestone, Chile has finalized a draft of its first-ever democratically written constitution to replace the one created under the U.S.-backed neoliberal dictator Augusto Pinochet. The new constitution is expected to enshrine a wide range of human rights and social programs, including free universal access to healthcare, higher education, reproductive rights, as well...
    Socialist Gabriel Boric's victory in Chile's high-stakes presidential election Sunday was hailed by progressives worldwide as an inspiring example of how a democratic groundswell can overcome deeply entrenched forces of reaction and chart a path toward a more just, equal, and sustainable future. Riding a massive wave of anger at Chile's neoliberal political establishment and...
    Do we stand on the edge of a grand new progressive era, with good wages for all, racial and gender equality and justice, and a reduction of the political power of reactionary forces in America? Or will the next president gleefully overthrow American democracy, shutter the free press, and imprison those who object? When Mussolini...
    by Elanah Uretsky, Brandeis University It's unclear when the pandemic will come to an end. What may be an even more important question is whether the U.S. will be prepared for the next one. The past year and a half suggests that the answer may be no. As a medical anthropologist who has spent the...
    The exhaustion of the future does not even leave us with the past. Tradition counts for nothing when it is no longer contested and modified. A culture that is merely preserved is no culture at all. — Mark Fisher Since the 1980s, higher education has been subject to devastating attacks as a result of punishing...
    In country after country around the world, people are rising up to challenge entrenched, failing neoliberal political and economic systems, with mixed but sometimes promising results. Progressive leaders in the U.S. Congress are refusing to back down on the Democrats' promises to American voters to reduce poverty, expand rights to healthcare, education and clean...
    The Democratic Party is having an internal battle over the "small" and the "large" infrastructure bills, but what's really at stake is the future of neoliberalism within the party. The smaller "bipartisan" bill represents the neoliberal worldview, including public-private partnerships and huge subsidies to for-profit companies, whereas the larger "reconciliation" Democratic Party-only bill hearkens back...
                      by Julien Fernandez   Much has been made of the idea that the GOP and the American conservative movement in general are currently in the midst of an ideological “civil war” which began the moment Donald Trump left office. Supposedly, the Paul Ryan fusionist...
    Former President Barack Obama is asking for donations to build his presidential library while planning a massive birthday soiree at his Martha’s Vineyard estate.  Journalist Glenn Greenwald weighed in Wednesday on "Tucker Carlson Tonight," arguing that the former president aims to get rich at everyone else’s expense.  "It is the ethos of neoliberalism," he said....
    Glenn Greenwald, a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and co-founder of The Intercept, claimed Monday that Fox News host Tucker Carlson is “a socialist.” Greenwald appeared on the Daily Caller’s “Wall Street Meets Washington” and talked to hosts Christian Datoc and Omeed Malik about how the fundamentals of socialism are applied on the political right, as well...
    (Expansión) – Las teorías económicas y políticas tienen sus ciclos. Después de una etapa desde la caída del muro de Berlín y la caída de la Unión Soviética a favor del libre mercado, al parecer hemos ingresado a una etapa donde se cree que todo lo hecho en los últimos 30 años está mal....
    Neoliberalism has been blamed for a variety of problems in the world, from rising income inequality to the lingering effects of the Great Recession. And according to left-wing author/professor Noam Chomsky, neoliberalism has also made the coronavirus pandemic deadlier than it had to be. In an interview with journalist Elena Matsiori for the English-language edition...
    Coronavirus — In an international webinar organized by UNAM, experts analyzed the global pandemic situation The National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) brought together a series of experts from Latin America and Europe to reflect on the challenges to face after the COVID-19 pandemic. Many of the participants of the international webinar “PostCOVID,...
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