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Philippines ‘economic miracle’ – a neo-liberal nightmare for the masses

Philippines ‘economic miracle’ – a neo-liberal nightmare for the masses

Forced evictions, poverty wages and repression is the reality for millions By a CWI correspondent in Philippines There is a lot of hype about a Philippines ‘economic miracle’ and high GDP growth rates during the current Benigno Aquino presidency (since 2010). But this is nothing new. GDP grew at roughly […]

Obama’s TPP: Taking neo-liberalism to a new level

Obama’s TPP: Taking neo-liberalism to a new level

Taiwan’s ‘sunflower movement’ gave a glimpse of mass movement needed to defeat neo-liberal attacks and militarism James Langdon, CWI Taiwan The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), which is still being negotiated, will be one of the largest trade deals in history. Originally a ‘traditional’ free-trade agreement between a handful of countries, it […]

Sweden: The reality of Swedish neo-liberalism

Sweden: The reality of Swedish neo-liberalism

Sweden once had a reputation as some kind of ‘social-democratic model’ with far-reaching public services and social support. But that has been dismantled by two decades of attacks – what the Economist magazine calls a ‘silent revolution’ Per Olsson, Rättisvepartiet Socialisterna (CWI Sweden) The article below was written before the […]