(2021-10-30). Thousands of New Brunswick public sector workers strike against poverty wages. wsws.org The Canadian Union of Public Employees has refused to say if the strike will continue into next week, let alone advanced any strategy to counter Premier Higgs' vow to outlaw the stoppage.
(2021-10-29). Biden's incredible shrinking social "reform" bill. wsws.org The "Build Back Better" legislation has been reduced to a fig leaf of reformist pretense, without a single dollar of additional taxation on the wealthy.
(2021-10-29). Missing from the Climate Talks: Corporate Powers to Sue Governments Over Extractives Policies. inequality.org
(2021-10-29). Why We Need to Keep Our Super Rich 'Occupied'. inequality.org
(2021-10-29). Australia: University of Newcastle Student Association promotes management, defends anti-democratic guidelines. wsws.org The new clubs and societies guidelines serve the purpose of suppressing left-wing student opposition to militarism, inequality and a sweeping pro-business restructure of the university.
(2021-10-29). Democrats' Budget Deal Will Collect Billions from the Wealthy to Invest in Human Needs. inequality.org
(2021-10-29). Who Will Pay For The Damage From Climate Change? popularresistance.org To people in developing countries, it seems clear, the wealthy countries that caused most of the problem of climate change should pay the most to adapt to it and to solve the problem. But instead, countries like the United States lecture low low-emitting countries to do more while they extract their resources and destroy their forests. | For example, Nicaragua was an outspoken critic of the Paris climate talks because they did not go far enough. It is one of the countries most impacted by climate change, yet its own greenhouse gas footprint is one of the smallest. Nicaragua initially insisted that the Paris Accor…
(2021-10-29). The 'Smoke And Mirrors' Billionaires Tax. popularresistance.org With the introduction of these two 'smoke and mirrors' tax measures, negotiations enter the 'end game' phase of the corporate strategy to beat back the two stimulus bills—the traditional Infrastructure Bill (now $0.55T new spending reduced from $2.3T) and the Human Infrastructure/Reconciliation Bill (now $1.75T reduced from $3.5T). | The strategy to slash the level of spending in both bills has been driven behind the scenes by the corporate wing of the Democrat party, with Senators Manchin and Sinema as their negotiating 'point persons'. The strategy has always been to cut the magnitude of spending on both…
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