Mass household indebtedness is a key feature of financialized capitalism, driving insecurity and sustaining poverty around the world. Could a union of debtors join forces to agitate for the abolition of all consumer debt?
David Adler is is a political economist and General Coordinator of the Progressive International.
European Commission president Ursula von der Leyen claims to represent the “spirit of Greta,” yet corporate lobbyists have more influence over Europe’s Green Deal than ordinary citizens do. The green transition ought to be controlled by the social majority, so it serves all our needs — not just the businesses who hold sway in Brussels.
As climate protests sweep across Europe, neoliberals are misusing the name “Green New Deal” to push new kinds of market incentives.
Andrés Manuel López Obrador is Mexico’s most leftwing president ever. His arrival has given hope to millions –— and driven pundits to despair.
In Mexico City, putting developer profits before earthquake preparedness yielded lethal results.
How one person’s housing crisis becomes another’s housing boom.
Mexico City’s experience shows that you can’t establish a “right to the city” without taking on the power of capital.
Despite a year of social unrest, this month’s Mexican elections mostly preserved the status quo. What happened?
The Mexican Drug War is a product of the country’s democratic deficit.