Monthly Archives: November 2020

Bolivia: the left returns to power

https://www.indybay.org/newsitems/2020/11/25/18838656.php Bolivia – the left returns to power “The people have won” by Otto Köenig and Richard Detje The Bolivian people have proven that reason, dignity and fighting spirit cannot be suppressed either by a military coup or by government … Continue reading

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Trump is defeated

https://www.indybay.org/newsitems/2020/11/23/18838631.php Trump is defeated by Joachim Bischoff and Bernhard Mueller Joe Biden and Kamala Harris are the new presidential team of the United States. Still the incumbent tries to overturn the result in several states. Joe Biden has won the … Continue reading

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Trump’s United States is looking more and more like a banana republic

Trump’s United States looks more and more like a banana republic by M Kilian, H Wetzer and C Zaschke https://www.indybay.org/newsitems/2020/11/22/18838617.php “The country that was once an exemplary democracy is becoming a Third World banana republic.” For a week now, Joe … Continue reading

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Democracy beyond Corona

Democracy beyond Corona by Roland Roth, 9/28/2020 https://www.indybay.org/newsitems/2020/11/16/18838489.php Diverse democracy immunizes against authoritarian impositions. Whether the experiences of the lockdown will result in lasting damage in the sense of a democratically consumptive “new normality” depends not least on whether it … Continue reading

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Democracy and COVID19

Democracy and COVID-19 by Nikolaus Dimmel, Christina Berndt, Wolfgang Kubicki and Ulrike Bauereithel, October 2020 https://www.indybay.org/newsitems/2020/11/13/18838445.php Lockdown and curfews, state of emergency and tracing apps, compulsory testing and quarantines, serial stops, compulsory masks, short-time work and mass unemployment, waves of … Continue reading

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Biden’s victory shifts the balance of power in Washington

Biden’s victory shifts the balance of power in Washington An analysis by Daniel Haufler https://www.indybay.org/newsitems/2020/11/12/18838440.php Oh, it’s going to be so nice when you hardly hear from Trump any more. Daniel Haufler is the responsible editor for the online debate … Continue reading

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Debts are not a problem

Debts are not a problem by Ulrike Herrmann, Nov 2020 https://www.indybay.org/newsitems/2020/11/10/18838392.php Rich states can easily get into debt-and the financial markets expect this. Modern Money Theory (MMT) states that our economic system cannot function at all without national debt. Deficits … Continue reading

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Big Pharma profits at any price

https://www.indybay.org/newsitems/2020/11/09/18838356.php Big Pharma profits at any price by Monique Ryser Marcia Angell, former editor-in-chief of the New England Journal of Medicine and today professor at Harvard Medical School, is disillusioned in the arte film: “With the prices of medicines it … Continue reading

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Is Trump failing in the fight against the pandemic and the shattered economy?

https://www.indybay.org/newsitems/2020/11/02/18838015.php The politically triggered lockdown to combat the pandemic caused 22 million people to lose their jobs abruptly in spring. The subsequent easing of restrictions during the summer months brought back a large part of these jobs, but by no … Continue reading

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