Greece: going under | by Michael Roberts

The Greek prime minister George Papandreou’s call for a referendum on the bailout package agreed with the EU leaders and the IMF sounds like a move towards democracy.  The Greek people are apparently going to be asked whether they want to accept or reject massive cuts...
Déjà vu at the Common | by Darlene Miller

Déjà vu at the Common | by Darlene Miller

Mother who got arrested protecting my daughter when she was brutally arrested by the new riot police. Lying in the cells listening to the women of Manenberg explain why they went to the Common left me wondering whether I had come full circle in the new South Africa: I...

Unions challenge govt. – and opposition

The mass strike on Wednesday was only nominally about e-tolling on public roads and the problem of labour brokers. It was, in fact, a serious shot across the bow of government about the deteriorating conditions faced by wage earners, the poor and the unemployed....