Bailouts for the Rich, the Virus for the Rest of Us

March 27, 2020 Syndicated 0

The rich will reap benefits while workers get sick and die. It is finance capitalism that is being bailed out in the tune of $5 trillion, while some eligible Americans might receive a single measly $1200 check that is supposed to save them from economic catastrophe.

Poverty Is the New Draft (VIDEO)

January 17, 2020 Syndicated 0

The draft might be gone, but not everyone volunteers for the same reasons. Inconsistent access to education, healthcare, or housing means marginalized communities are systemically pushed into military service to gain those benefits–especially poor students.

Where is the Reporting on PetroCaribe?

January 15, 2020 Syndicated 0

The mobilization has been ongoing since July 2018, leading to a partial report naming high-ranking government officials of mismanagement of PetroCaribe funds published at the end of May 2019.

Finland Virtually Ends Homelessness, Providing Shelter For All In Need

January 4, 2020 staff 0

The main reason Finland is the only country in Europe where homelessness is in decline: those affected by homelessness receive a state-funded small apartment and counselling right away — with no preconditions. 4 out of 5 people affected thus make their way back into a stable life. And it’s cheaper than accepting homelessness.

Lava Jato Caused Brazil 5-7 Million Job Losses

July 9, 2019 staff 0

“Treating corruption as society’s only problem is a problem,” says Brazilian economist Luiz Gonzaga Belluzzo, who talks of the damage to the Brazilian economy caused by the Lava Jato and Carne Fraca investigations.