“It is a violation of human rights to force people to be in a concentration camp”, denounces Marie Doutrepont, who has witnessed first-hand the “shame of Europe” on Lesbos
President Trump has increased the number of loopholes that exempt many multi-billionaires from paying any taxes whatsoever.
Every time that someone suggests a social measure which requires an expenditure, neoliberals and fearful people immediately show up stating that “there is no money”.
Today the world is fighting a pandemic. Sooner or later the health issue will be resolved, but the economic consequences will be devastating, perhaps worse than those of the collapse of 1929, if a global recovery plan and a global redistributive shock treatment are not implemented.
Giulia Cicoli is the co-founder and programs director of Still I Rise, an NGO that provides education and protection to vulnerable child and adolescent refugees in Italy, Greece, Turkey, Syria, Kenya and Mexico.
Opinion: “What can we really hope from a society that is poisoned by its most important value: money?”
At this moment, while the powerful continue to rely on the interests of a few, normal people respond with solidarity.