Noam Chomsky on America's Economic Suicide

We’re a nation whose leaders are pursuing policies that amount to economic “suicide” Chomsky says. But there are glimmers of possibility.

The US and Europe are committing suicide in different ways. In Europe it’s austerity in the midst of recession and that’s guaranteed to be a disaster. There’s some resistance to that now. In the US, it’s essentially off-shoring production and financialization and getting rid of superfluous population through incarceration. Full Story »

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by Dwight Rousu - May. 5, 2012

It’s hard to interpret the austerity-in-the-midst-of-recession policy as anything other than attack on the social contract.

As the right says, never waste a good crisis —attack!

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