Blog Posts - Neoliberalism



Corbyn bats for Democracy – Smith for Corporate Power. It’s that simple.

The outcome of the Labour leadership election is a critical moment in British political history. Voters currently have a choice between a democratic activist in Jeremy Corbyn or a shill for corporate capture in Owen Smith. The anti-democr...
by Sodium Haze on Aug 18, 2016

Sri Lanka’s garment workers: paying a high price for cheap clothes | War on Want

Behind the electrified fences of Sri Lanka’s free trade zones are factories full of women, paying a high price for making the cheap clothes sold on the UK high street. War on Want’s Thulsi Narayanasamy ...
by Sodium Haze on Aug 16, 2016

When Systems Crumble: Looking Beyond Global Capitalism | Richard D Wolff

As global capitalism staggers painfully, unevenly and dangerously in the wake of its 2008 collapse, its critics divide into two broad camps. One commits to fixing or reforming a capitalism that has somehow lost its ...
by Sodium Haze on Aug 16, 2016

Labour’s grassroots must triumph and displace the right wing bullies forever

The Labour Party hasn’t tried to make a case for Socialism for over thirty years – that is why we have a civil war in the movement right now, being fought between people who want that ...
by Sodium Haze on Aug 3, 2016

Owen Jones is a fraud. Don’t listen to his rhetoric of failure.

Its time that people in the Labour movement woke up to how dangerous Owen Jones is – dangerous because he wants a swift return Labour failures of the past – dangerous because he bats for the status ...
by Sodium Haze on Aug 1, 2016

An open letter to the The Guardian’s ‘Get Corbyn’ crew – shame on you.

To all those working on the ‘Get Corbyn’ strategy at The Guardian… Do you remember all those articles you were running a few years back on how people were apathetic and disillusioned with politics in the UK? ...
by Sodium Haze on Jul 27, 2016

Guardian tries to silence Democrat leak scandal

The pattern is unmistakable in both the UK and US – and I apologise for sounding like a stuck record. Liberal mainstream media prove over and over again their aversion to telling us the news ...
by Sodium Haze on Jul 25, 2016

Neoliberalism is a species of fascism

The time for rhetorical reservations is over. Things have to be called by their name to make it possible for a co-ordinated democratic reaction to be initiated, above all in the public services. Liberalism was a ...
by Sodium Haze on Jul 25, 2016

After 25 years of liberalisation, India’s rich are growing richer and the poor poorer

The British decision to leave the European Union is seen by many as a rejection of globalization, although the thumbs down was on free movement of labor within the bloc and not on free trade ...
by Sodium Haze on Jul 24, 2016

The Blairites are surrounded by the membership – let’s reclaim Labour as the people’s party

“Since 1832 we have been gradually excluding the voter from government – now, we have got them to a point where they vote once every five years for which bunch of buffoons will try to ...
by Sodium Haze on Jul 22, 2016

The Stench of Death hangs over The Guardian – not Labour.

The Haze was amused to read a recent slew of articles in The Guardian,  insisting that the Labour Party has been afflicted by some terrible disease and is close to death. Voters are getting involved in ...
by Sodium Haze on Jul 20, 2016

Brazil human rights defender found drowned in dam

Last week, a human rights defender’s body was found drowned in the hydro-electric dam she spent three years fighting. Nilce de Souza Magalhães was a fierce opponent of the Usina Hidrelétrica Jirau, a rock-fill dam ...
by Sodium Haze on Jul 5, 2016

Most Labour MPs in the UK Are Revolting

On the disgraceful coup attempt against Jeremy Corbyn. . The vast majority of U.K. Labour MPs—81 percent—and their accomplices in the country’s liberal media are attempting a coup against Jeremy Corbyn. He was elected by Labour’s members ...
by Sodium Haze on Jul 1, 2016

A coalition of liars is trying to smash Jeremy Corbyn – fight back!

A coalition of liars is trying to subvert the democratic mandate of the Labour Party membership by conspiring to unseat Jeremy Corbyn from his role as leader of the Labour Party. Recent events have illuminated in stark clarity ...
by Sodium Haze on Jun 26, 2016

The IMF on the downsides of neoliberalism

For several decades, there has been a shared understanding of how development works among the world’s biggest financial institutions, governments and economists. The shorthand for it has been the ‘Washington consensus’, or neolibera...
by Make Wealth History on Jun 22, 2016

DWP contractors harass advocates of vulnerable benefit claimants in the courts

To start with a bit of background. Last year SUWN (Scottish Unemployed Workers Network) activist Tony Cox was dragged through the courts after accompanying a vulnerable woman to the Jobcentre and correcting their interpretation of the ...
by Sodium Haze on Jun 11, 2016

Confessions of a Panama Papers hit man

As an Economic Hit Man (EHM) in the 1970s I spent a great deal of time in Panama. I hate to admit it, but I helped forge the system that has now been exposed in ...
by Sodium Haze on May 24, 2016

NHS managers are being forced to lie to the public

Local managers are being forced to slash NHS budgets and replace existing hospital and community services with unproven ‘new models of care’ (inspired by, and attractive to, the corporates.). And local managers are effectively being forced ...
by Sodium Haze on May 20, 2016

How The Guardian bullies morality so they can bully YOU

Do you have sympathy towards or even support Jeremy Corbyn? Perhaps you recognise and feel angry about the relentless campaign in the corporate media to discredit his leadership of the Labour Party? Do you recognise and feel angry about terrorism...
by Sodium Haze on May 16, 2016

Trapped in ‘Vicious Circle,’ Greece Passes Crushing New Austerity Package

‘Every day they destroy our country a little more,’ says protester in Athens Amid protests and strikes, Greek lawmakers passed a crushing new austerity package early on Monday. The reform package, which passed by a razor-thin margin, ...
by Sodium Haze on May 11, 2016


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