Author: Nathaniel Flakin

Austria’s Far-Right Chancellor Resigns Amid Corruption Scandal

He looks like an Austrian version of Patrick Bateman — straight out of a crossover between The Sound of Music and American Psycho. Sebastian Kurz, with his eerily perfect demeanor and luxurious hair, was a star at international events. But on Sunday, Kurz had to resign as Federal Chancellor of Austria.

Pandora Papers Show Why “Tax the Rich” Isn’t Enough

Some 2.94 terabytes of data have been leaked through the “Pandora Papers.” Yet again, we see how the rich hide trillions of dollars around the globe. Inequality will not be solved just by raising their taxes.

People marching and holding a big yellow and purple banner in favor of expropriating Berlin landlords.

In Berlin, 56% Voted to Expropriate Big Landlords

On Sunday, 56% of Berliners voted in favor of expropriating housing companies that own more than 3,000 units in the city. But a militant campaign will be needed to implement the voters’ will.

A black and white photo of the opening march of the 1931 Workers' Olympiad

For a Workers’ Olympics!

The Tokyo Olympics are an opportunity for athletes to demonstrate the pinnacles of physical accomplishment and show the best and worst of sports, but the games are controlled by a shady clique of capitalists and aristocrats. What could an alternative look like? Let’s check out the old Workers’ Olympiads.

Austria’s Far-Right Chancellor Resigns Amid Corruption Scandal

He looks like an Austrian version of Patrick Bateman — straight out of a crossover between The Sound of Music and American Psycho. Sebastian Kurz, with his eerily perfect demeanor and luxurious hair, was a star at international events. But on Sunday, Kurz had to resign as Federal Chancellor of Austria.

Pandora Papers Show Why “Tax the Rich” Isn’t Enough

Some 2.94 terabytes of data have been leaked through the “Pandora Papers.” Yet again, we see how the rich hide trillions of dollars around the globe. Inequality will not be solved just by raising their taxes.

People marching and holding a big yellow and purple banner in favor of expropriating Berlin landlords.

In Berlin, 56% Voted to Expropriate Big Landlords

On Sunday, 56% of Berliners voted in favor of expropriating housing companies that own more than 3,000 units in the city. But a militant campaign will be needed to implement the voters’ will.

A black and white photo of the opening march of the 1931 Workers' Olympiad

For a Workers’ Olympics!

The Tokyo Olympics are an opportunity for athletes to demonstrate the pinnacles of physical accomplishment and show the best and worst of sports, but the games are controlled by a shady clique of capitalists and aristocrats. What could an alternative look like? Let’s check out the old Workers’ Olympiads.