Most French people oppose raising the pension age, and there was no parliamentary majority for the change. While the reform has now been railroaded through the National Assembly, mobilised opponents see a chance to finish off an unpopular government. In Jacobin.
Bill Mitchell: The pandemic is demonstrating that we can resist neoliberalism
Pierre Bordieu considered the neoliberal era to be one of the significant retrenchments in our civilisation: … the failure of the state as the guardian of the public interest. Read here
OCCRP: Ukrainian Anti-Corruption Court Yet to Emerge
The EU is certainly not going to do anything about this. Their only interest is Ukraine’s land, resources, cheap labour, and as a market for EU goods. Justice and democracy are not among the EU’s […]
Shaun Richards: Italy faces a tough 2023 with real wages falling by 8% and soaring energy prices.
It is nice for once to be able to look at some growth in the Italian economy. The problem is that as I look at this quarter and the prospects for 2023 we have real […]
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