Month: May 2016

Neoliberal IMF admits neoliberalism fuels inequality and hurts growth

Top International Monetary Fund (IMF) researchers have conceded that neoliberal policies of austerity, privatization, deregulation often hurt much more than help economies.

By Ben Norton / Salon

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Protests revive accusations against ‘war criminal’ Madeleine Albright, who defended deaths of 500,000 Iraqi kids

Student protesters have condemned Clinton’s Secretary of State Madeleine Albright as a war criminal, citing her role in genocidal sanctions on Iraq, NATO war on Yugoslavia, massacres in Rwanda, and Plan Colombia.

By Ben Norton / Salon

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How opponents of UK Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn advanced a political coup with ‘antisemitism’ smears

A look inside the pro-Israel campaign to smear Jeremy Corbyn as an antisemite and crush the UK Labour Party’s left-wing insurgency.

by Max Blumenthal / AlterNet

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