Africa ought to be the richest continent on Earth. Its natural resources alone make this a fact, and yet it remains oppressed and prey to exploitation. William Briggs explains why.
Ecuadorian President Guillermo Lasso's neoliberal economic policies and proposals are facing determined opposition from diverse social sectors, Harvey Goldberg reports.
Neoliberal ideology has reduced tertiary education to a commodity. Students have become “customers” and academics and lecturers are now “service providers”, writes Markela Panegyres.
The scale and scope of government measures to deal with the COVID-19 crisis have shattered long-held neoliberal dogmas, writes Dave Holmes.
In 1792, pioneering British feminist and social justice activist Mary Wollstonecroft wrote in The Rights of Women: “It is justice, not charity that is wanting in the world.”
Now, 226 years later, Labour has anchored that fundamental truth in its vision for international development: A World for the Many, Not the Few.
Imperialism in the Twenty-First Century: Globalization, Super-Exploitation, and Capitalism’s Final Crisis
By John Smith
Monthly Review Press, 2016
On April 24, 2013 a clothing factory in Rana Plaza, Dhaka, Bangladesh collapsed, killing 1133 workers and injuring 2500 others.
This image of super-exploited, fatally-trapped workers, hemmed in by national borders and racist migration policies preventing them from moving to safer, better-paid work opens John Smith’s book — and illustrates his outrage.