Tightening the belt | by Amandla! editorial staff

Tightening the belt | by Amandla! editorial staff

How is it possible for Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan to roll out a huge infrastructure programme requiring billions of rand and to slash the budget deficit (the proportion of government spending to GDP) from ––4.6% to –3% over three years without increasing taxes?...
Political earthquake in Greece

Political earthquake in Greece

These are the final results of the parliamentarian elections in Greece: Nea Dimokratia (Right wing pro austerity program) 18,85%,  108 seats (33,47%  in 2009 elections) SYRIZA (Coalition of the radical left, anti austerity) 16,78%, 52 seats  (4,60%) PASOK (Socialists,...