Posts Tagged ‘austerity’

Pledge Of Resistance: Stop Austerity This Fall

NOTE: Popular Resistance supports the call to mobilize for the issues outlined in the demands below no matter who is elected president in November. We are clear that there is bipartisan consensus in Washington, DC against what is needed to protect people and the planet and that we are living in a failed state. It […]

Biden Offers Nothing But More War, Austerity And White Supremacy

Without Trump. Biden is an unreconstructed racist and warmonger who has been in the forefront of austerity, and Harris is a party hack and mass Black incarcerator who became a prosecutor with police union endorsement. “Biden’s acceptance speech put forward not one word that hinted at programmatic change on racial matters.” The corporate Democrats are […]

Biden Offers Nothing But More War, Austerity And White Supremacy

Without Trump. Biden is an unreconstructed racist and warmonger who has been in the forefront of austerity, and Harris is a party hack and mass Black incarcerator who became a prosecutor with police union endorsement. “Biden’s acceptance speech put forward not one word that hinted at programmatic change on racial matters.” The corporate Democrats are […]

Biden Offers Nothing But More War, Austerity And White Supremacy

Without Trump. Biden is an unreconstructed racist and warmonger who has been in the forefront of austerity, and Harris is a party hack and mass Black incarcerator who became a prosecutor with police union endorsement. “Biden’s acceptance speech put forward not one word that hinted at programmatic change on racial matters.” The corporate Democrats are […]

Racialized Austerity: The Case Of CUNY

By Michael Fabricant and Steve Brier, Gotham Gazette. August 28, 2020 Above photo: Bronx Community College students. @CUNY. In the aftermath of the covid outbreak and in a moment of Black Lives Matter national organizing in response to police brutality the issue of racial justice has lit up cities and towns across the country. Racist policing practices […]

Racialized Austerity: The Case Of CUNY

By Michael Fabricant and Steve Brier, Gotham Gazette. August 28, 2020 Above photo: Bronx Community College students. @CUNY. In the aftermath of the covid outbreak and in a moment of Black Lives Matter national organizing in response to police brutality the issue of racial justice has lit up cities and towns across the country. Racist policing practices […]

Racialized Austerity: The Case Of CUNY

By Michael Fabricant and Steve Brier, Gotham Gazette. August 28, 2020 Above photo: Bronx Community College students. @CUNY. In the aftermath of the covid outbreak and in a moment of Black Lives Matter national organizing in response to police brutality the issue of racial justice has lit up cities and towns across the country. Racist policing practices […]

Tory Austerity Forces Nearly 4 Million To Food Banks

Tory austerity has pushed 1.5 million below breadline and forced nearly 4 million people to use food banks 3.7 million adults in the UK have been forced to use food banks due to ”shocking” levels of deprivation, figures have revealed for the first time. An exclusive poll commissioned by The Independent reveals one in 14 […]

Argentine President Macri announces deal with IMF, imposition of austerity measures

It seemed like a collective moan could be heard across Argentina as President Mauricio Macri uttered three words that many in this country associate with the worst of times: International Monetary Fund. Macri surprised Argentina by announcing this week that he will seek a financing deal with the IMF following a sharp devaluation of its […]

Police Unleash ‘Brutal Attacks’ On Austerity Protesters In Storm-Ravaged Puerto Rico

Police in Puerto Rico deployed tear gas and fired rubber bullets to shut down May Day protests as thousands of people took to the streets of the U.S. territory, which is still battling the devastation caused by Hurricane Maria—and a debt crisis that preceded the storm. While people worldwide demonstrated Tuesday to demand improved labor conditions on International Workers Day, […]

Going Underground – Ep. 587: Austerity Special: The Human Cost of PIP, Class, Prejudice & Homelessness

Going Underground – Ep. 587: Austerity Special: The Human Cost of PIP, Class, Prejudice & Homelessness Going Underground with Afshin Rattansiyoutube.com In this episode, we look back at highlights of our best stories against austerity. Senior producer Pete Bennett talks with grassroots activists on the front line, campaigning for fairer representation in UK Parliament. Deputy […]

Going Underground – Ep. 857: Austerity Special: The Human Cost of PIP, Class, Prejudice & Homelessness

Going Underground – Ep. 857: Austerity Special: The Human Cost of PIP, Class, Prejudice & Homelessness Going Underground with Afshin Rattansiyoutube.com In this episode, we look back at highlights of our best stories against austerity. Senior producer Pete Bennett talks with grassroots activists on the front line, campaigning for fairer representation in UK Parliament. Deputy […]

Real Goal Of “Russiagate” Is To Prepare For Endless Austerity Fnd War

Real Goal Of “Russiagate” Is To Prepare For Endless Austerity Fnd War Above Photo: From Blackagendareport.com “The ruling circles of the imperial superpower set out to destabilize and call into disrepute the government of the home country.” Robert Mueller, the former head of the national political police (FBI), has indicted 13 Russian nationals for the crime of […]

Argentina’s Government Tries To Suppress Anti-Austerity Protests

Workers in the banking sector have also joined the struggle. On Monday they started a 48-hour strike to demand the adjustment of their salaries to the rising inflation, a provision included in their existing contracts that has been ignored by employers who offered a nine percent wage increase which does not match the roughly 20 […]

Going Underground – Miscarriages of Justice and Destroyed Evidence – Are Austerity Cuts Killing Forensics Science?

Going Underground – Miscarriages of Justice and Destroyed Evidence – Are Austerity Cuts Killing Forensics Science? Going Underground with Afshin Rattansiyoutube.com Deputy Editor Sebastian Pacher investigates the dark secrets of the world of criminal justice and forensics. LIKE Going Underground http://fb.me/GoingUndergroundRTFOLLOW Going Underground http://twitter.com/Underground_RTFOLLOW Afshin Rattansi http://twitter.com/AfshinRattansiFOLLOW on Instagram http://instagram.com/officialgoingund… View the original video for […]

Newsletter – Greater Austerity Coming Unless We Act

We are being censored and we need your help! Earlier this year, Google changed its algorithm to suppress ‘fake news’ and ever since then, our readership at Popular Resistance has dropped dramatically. Your help is needed to break through this censorship. If you see an article on Popular Resistance that you like, please take a minute […]

Going Underground – BROKEN NEWS: Kate and William to have third baby despite austerity two child policy

Going Underground – BROKEN NEWS: Kate and William to have third baby despite austerity two child policy Going Underground with Afshin Rattansiyoutube.com Afshin Rattansi and Lembit Opik review this weeks headlines, from deadlock in Northern Ireland to what the media isnt telling you about North Koreas missile tests. LIKE Going Underground http://fb.me/GoingUndergroundRTFOLLOW Going Underground http://twitter.com/Underground_RTFOLLOW […]

Going Underground – BURIED NEWS: Austerity Cuts to French army & Multi-billion Dollar Defence Contracts in the US

Going Underground – BURIED NEWS: Austerity Cuts to French army & Multi-billion Dollar Defence Contracts in the US Going Underground with Afshin Rattansiyoutube.com Senior Producer Pete Bennett takes a look at what news was buried this week. LIKE Going Underground http://fb.me/GoingUndergroundRTFOLLOW Going Underground http://twitter.com/Underground_RTFOLLOW Afshin Rattansi http://twitter.com/AfshinRattansiFOLLOW on Instagram http://instagram.com/officialgoingund… View the original video for […]

Going Underground – PROTESTS & STRIKES UK – But can science solve austerity?

Going Underground – PROTESTS & STRIKES UK – But can science solve austerity? Going Underground with Afshin Rattansiyoutube.com Senior Producer Pete Bennett on #NHS #Austerity & #Science at the Royal Society Summer Science Exhibition. LIKE Going Underground http://fb.me/GoingUndergroundRTFOLLOW Going Underground http://twitter.com/Underground_RTFOLLOW Afshin Rattansi http://twitter.com/AfshinRattansiFOLLOW on Instagram http://instagram.com/officialgoingund… View the original video for Going Underground – […]

The Grenfell Tower Blaze stands as a monument to Tory UK austerity measures

The Grenfell Tower Blaze stands as a monument to Tory UK austerity measures By Dark Politricks I am writing this one handed as I currently have a broken right arm which really makes it hard to blog at the moment, however after another sleepless night of watching YouTube I thought it necessary to at least […]

To break with austerity, Rouhani must deliver on sovereign debt sale

In many ways, Rouhani’s lean towards austerity was a response to the spendthrift policies of his predecessor, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. The Ahmadinejad administration responded to faltering economic growth during a period of historic oil revenues by ploughing oil rents into the banking system and compelling banks to issue loans. These loans were often provided without the […]

Thousands march against government austerity policies in Madrid (PHOTOS, VIDEOS)

Anti-austerity protesters flocked to the city’s streets on Saturday to demand a higher minimum wage, job security, and an end to corruption. The demonstration, calling for improved workers’ rights and a stable pension system, was staged by dozens of trade unions and left-wing political groups. The protesters marched through the city in four columns, dubbed […]

MEANWHILE IN GREECE: More Bailouts & Austerity

21st Century Wire says… Oh, so you forgot about Greece? If you only heard the ravings of mainstream media figureheads you’d be excused for thinking that the only thing going on in the world right now is their “Russiagate” conspiracy. Alas, things are still going from bad to worse in Greece. Greeks just took part in a […]

Anti-austerity protesters clash with police, block roads, start fires in Rio (VIDEOS, PHOTOS)

Thousands of Brazilians joined numerous protests held across the country. One of the largest demonstrations was staged in front Rio de Janeiro’s state assembly. It ended up in clashes between the protesters and police that tried to disperse the crowd, AP reports. Protesters erected barricades across the roads and are burning office furniture and tyres. Some rally […]

Putin: US is probably the only superpower, but we do not need their interference

     Russian President Vladimir Putin believes that at the moment the US is the only superpower, but it does not mean that Washington can interfere in internal Russian affairs. “America is a great power. Today, probably the only superpower. We accept this. We want, and are prepared, to work with the United States, but we […]

This Company Claims It Can Tell If You’re a Terrorist Simply by Looking at Your Face

Michaela Whitton (AM) : Can you predict who is a murderer just by looking at their face? What about a pedophile? A software company now says it can, and it claims it is able to identify terrorists purely by their facial features. Turning the old idiom that “you can’t judge a book by its cover” […]

Canada To Consider Russia’s Offer To Help Put Out Alberta Wildfire

Russia has offered to send fire-fighting aircraft to assist Canada in dealing with the Alberta wildfire. Communications Adviser for Public Safety Canada, spokesperson Mylene Croteau, told domestic Russian-language news agency RIA Novosti on Friday, that Ottawa will review Moscow’s offer in due course. Sputnik reports: “We can confirm that we have received a letter from the Russian […]

Whales found stranded around North Sea had stomachs full of plastic debris

     The whales’ deaths are symbolic of humanity’s shocking disregard for marine life. In January, 29 sperm whales were found stranded on shores around the North Sea, an area that is too shallow for the marine wildlife. Only recently were details of the animals’ necropsy released. However, scientists were deeply disturbed by what they found […]

Globalist Agenda Watch 2016: Updates 9-10 – “ISIS” in Rome & the beginning of the EU collapse in June

[Update 9] In Update 7, we looked at the possibility of “ISIS” attacks targeting children during the timeframe of April 19 – May 1, and we noted that three cities have been specifically threatened: London, Rome and Berlin. Now a reader has put me on to an obvious target in Rome… After receiving what may […]

Repeatedly playing video games causes desensitization, diminished moral responses to violence

     Rapidly advancing technology has created ever more realistic video games. Images are sharp, settings have depth and detail, and the audio is crisp and authentic. At a glance, it appears real. So real, that research has consistently found that gamers feel guilty committing unjustified acts of violence within the game. Now, a new University […]

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