Pessimism Amid Plenty

Commentary from Project Syndicate BY MICHAEL SPENCE While there is no shortage of challenges facing economies and societies today, they

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Four ways Labour could be by the many, not just for the many

This article first appeared on openDemocracy By James Angel Jeremy Corbyn’s call for an economy that works “for the many”

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Once taboo, socialism finds comrades among US millennials

While working as an electrician Lee Carter received a literal shock, through one hand and across the chest, that jolted

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Jean-Luc Mélenchon’s populist gamble

This article first appeared on openDemocracy PHILIPPE MARLIÈRE The irony is despite dismissing notions of left and class, the sociology

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The Living New Deal

This article appeared originally on Dollars&Sense Events to celebrate New Deal achievements and advocate a “New New Deal” based on Depression-era job-creation programs. BY

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Teachers Unions Under Attack From Republicans and Sell-Out Democrats

Originally published on ALTERNET While conservatives take aim at teachers unions via the Supreme Courts, weakening them via “impact litigation”

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Three Ways Ahead for the Eurozone

Commentary from Project Syndicate By KEMAL DERVIŞ With German Chancellor Angela Merkel still forming her new coalition government, it is impossible

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