Author: Juan C

Lula in Jail: What You Need to Know

Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, former Brazilian President, turned himself in on Saturday to begin a 12-year jail sentence in response to a corruption conviction from July 2017.

21st Century Economic Nationalism

Could the global economy crumble under a protectionist escalation? If capital is more globalized than ever before, and governments are, in the end, at the service of capital, is there any chance of a trade war at all?

Argentina’s New Austerity

Recent pension cuts backed by Argentine President Mauricio Macri have elicited vigorous popular protest.

Defend ACA or Fight for Universal Health Care?

We need free universal healthcare. A Single-Payer program is far from ideal, but it would represent a big gain and leave workers in the U.S. in a much better position to fight for more.

Lula in Jail: What You Need to Know

Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, former Brazilian President, turned himself in on Saturday to begin a 12-year jail sentence in response to a corruption conviction from July 2017.

21st Century Economic Nationalism

Could the global economy crumble under a protectionist escalation? If capital is more globalized than ever before, and governments are, in the end, at the service of capital, is there any chance of a trade war at all?

Argentina’s New Austerity

Recent pension cuts backed by Argentine President Mauricio Macri have elicited vigorous popular protest.

Defend ACA or Fight for Universal Health Care?

We need free universal healthcare. A Single-Payer program is far from ideal, but it would represent a big gain and leave workers in the U.S. in a much better position to fight for more.