Anti Austerity

Podcast Show #96: Austerity is the Consensus of Both Parties

The Boiling Frogs Show Presents Eric Draitser Eric Draitser joins us to define and discuss austerity, what austerity looks like in the US, the fact that austerity is the consensus of both parties, why an anti-austerity movement is essential in the US, and helps us connect what’s happening here to Greece, Italy, and Spain. Mr. [...]

Empire, Power, and People with Andrew Gavin Marshall- Episode 20

Quebec Moves toward Martial Law to Crush Student Movement A student movement in the Canadian province of Quebec was sparked with a strike in February of 2012 against the government’s planned 75% increase in tuition. For over three months, students have protested night and day, with over 200 protests in the city of Montreal alone. [...]

Empire, Power, and People with Andrew Gavin Marshall- Episode 19

The Age of Anti-Austerity Tens of thousands take to the streets in Spain, Chile, Quebec, thousands of others in France, Greece, the U.K., protest movement emerging in the United States, across Europe, continuing struggles in Egypt and Tunisia: this is the Age of Anti-Austerity. Drawing on the historical roots of austerity programs in the Third [...]