Monthly Archives: November 2019

A Social Change is Overdue

by Christoph Butterwege, Nov 11, 2019. Social rental housing construction wjhich has been increasingly restricted since the 1980s must be resumed on a grand scale and rapidly promoted to offer low-income earners, single parents and large families a place to … Continue reading

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Impeaching a President and Impeachment and Corruption by Matthias Rossbach and Mark Tushnet http://portland.indymedia.org/en/2019/11/437896.shtml

Resisting “corruption: has occupied the American republic since its origin-along with the search for “virtuous leaders.” The impeachment process was understood as a remedy for corruption. The violation of the people’s trust through abuse of office – the misuse of … Continue reading

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How Misguided Financial Policy Strengthens the Right-Wing by Jule Gourin Capitalism has shown how democratic processes can be easily evaded. The Chicago boys carried out their radical reform program that was known as shock therapy. This included dismantling social state structures, opening the market to foreign investors and shattering unions. The Pinochet military regime kept the population in a constant state of shock with the terror of arrest waves so the population was too paralyzed to resist the selling off of the public infrastructure and the dismantling of their labor rights. http://portland.indymedia.org/en/2019/11/437885.shtml

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The US Tramples on International Law

by Alfred de Zayas, Urs Fasche, Florian Zollmann, and Hans Blix The US surprise attack on Iraq in March 2003 was a primal catastrophe. International law was eliminated and replaced by the imperial dictatorship of the US. Millions took to … Continue reading

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