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Beneficial Chaos: The Good News About Brexit
World  (tags: Brexit, British imperialism, NATO, British empire, democracy, austerity, will of the people, neoliberalism )

Barbara
- 1053 days ago - counterpunch.org
the world has to be thankful for hubris & political miscalculation. These two factors have temporarily thrown a wrench into the imperialist project. No one in the British or American establishment foresaw the Brexit vote that called for a United Kingdom
Britain Faces Increased Hunger Crisis Due To Austerity Measures
World  (tags: UK, austerity, Conservative government, food banks, hunger )

Sheryl
- 1319 days ago - occupy.com
A specific austerity measure enforced by the Conservative government has increased hunger and need for food banks. The draconian approach to rolling back the welfare state is too much too soon for some who are finding themselves unable to cope.
Greeks Defy Europe With Overwhelming Referendum 'No' !
World  (tags: Greece, EU, referendum, NO!, debt, bailout, historic, defiance, negotiating tool, PM, Tsipras, Varoufakis, Troika, Merkel, austerity, Greek economy, finances, five-yr crisis, depression, Euro Zone, ECB, emergency lending, warnings, risks, bankruptcy )

LucyKalei
- 1418 days ago - reuters.com
Greeks voted overwhelmingly "No" today July 5th in a historic bailout referendum, partial results showed, defying warnings from across Europe that rejecting new austerity terms for fresh financial aid would set their country on a path out of the euro
Congress Oppose IMF Assault on Greek Democracy - Petition
World  (tags: Greece, petition, austerity, IMF, Congress )

Sheryl
- 1423 days ago - petitions.moveon.org
Greece is experiencing a financial crisis imposed by the hardline austerity demands and dangerous brinkmanship of its official creditors, especially the International Monetary Fund.
Anti-Austerity Protests: Tens of Thousands Rally Across UK
World  (tags: Protest, Austerity, London, Glasgow, Economic policy, Caroline Lucas, Russell Brand, Charlotte Church, Jeremy Corbyn, Martin McGuinness, Len McCluskey, Diane Abbott, Conservatives, Economics, Scotland )

Judy
- 1433 days ago - theguardian.com
Marching under the banner End Austerity Now, protesters denounced public sector cuts, the treatment of the disabled and the vulnerable through welfare cuts, and the privatisation of the NHS.
From Health to Schools Welfare to Housing, Britains New Conservatives Rule Only With Austerity
World  (tags: Austerity, UK, The People's Assembly, conservatives, food bank, welfare cuts )

Sheryl
- 1441 days ago - occupy.com
It is estimated that the number of people using food banks will double to over 2 million a year under the £12 billion welfare cuts. Already demand has become so high that many who come to food banks are turned away.
International Workers Day - May 1
World  (tags: International Workers Day, austerity, workers rights, democracy )

Sheryl
- 1484 days ago - world-psi.org
In an attempt to suppress nation wide and worldwide protests against an economic model that works only for the 1%, protests are being criminalized and heavy fines are handed down to those who dare to stand up against austerity.
Why We Need to Ditch Austerity Policies
World  (tags: austerity, Spain, Jamaica, world governments, Oxfam, 1% )

Sheryl
- 1490 days ago - counterpunch.org
Next year, the 1% of the world will own more wealth than the rest of the entire population of the planet, per Oxfam. Govts enacting austerity are protecting the 1% and global capitalism; perpetuating, rather than challenging, capitalist business as usual
Tell the Fed: No More Austerity for Greece - Petition
World  (tags: Greece, Federal Reserve, austerity, euro, petition )

Sheryl
- 1554 days ago - act.credoaction.com
Use the Federal Reserves close financial relationship with the European Central Bank to push for a resolution to the Greek debt standoff that frees the Greek people from the economic suffering of cruel and ineffective austerity measures.
Austerity Linked to 30-Year High in Greek Suicides: Study
World  (tags: Greece, austerity, poverty, suicide )

Freya
- 1556 days ago - commondreams.org
Austerity measures imposed on Greece in 2011 corresponded to a significant spike in suicides, health researchers have found.
Austerity Is 'Complete Horsesh*t': Ivy League Prof Dismantles the Conservative Lie
World  (tags: austerity, economic injustice, Mark Blyth, books, Greece )

Freya
- 1562 days ago - alternet.org
Mark Blyth's new book explains the damaging consequences of austerity in Europe and the U.S.
Greek PM Alexis Tsipras Unveils Cabinet of Mavericks and Visionaries
World  (tags: Greece, Alexis Tsipras, Syriza, European Union, Europe, Austerity, Foreign Lenders )

Judy
- 1577 days ago - theguardian.com
New finance minister says debt negotiations will not continue with hated troika of technocrats representing foreign lenders
Europe's Leaders Double Down on a Failed Strategy -- Paul Krugman
World  (tags: Austerity, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', economic policy, European Union, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', conflict, corruption, freedoms, government )

Kit
- 2557 days ago - truth-out.org
I guess we knew this was coming, but in the face of the French and Greek election results and the broader evidence that Europe's economic strategy is an utter failure, the usual suspects are, you guessed it, doubling down.
'Who Runs Greece? Bankers Who Pit Poor Vs Poor'   video
World  (tags: Greece, austerity, Adrian Salbuchi, bankers, economy, riots, poor )

Sheryl
- 2647 days ago - youtube.com
Who will benefit from the new set of Greek austerity measures, which got a violent response from the crowd on Sunday? Adrian Salbuchi, author and consultant, suggests it's the bankers, who are responsible for the economic downturn in the first place.
GREECE : Austerity Measures Responsible For Athens' 'New Poor'
World  (tags: world, politics, economy, society, Greece, hard times, austerity, news, europe )

AWAY AWHI
- 2760 days ago - ipsnews.net
Harsh austerity measures and a struggling economy have given birth to the 'new poor' in Athens, a term used to describe those suffering the impacts of social exclusion and rapidly shrinking civic welfare institutions.
 

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