January 12, 2019, gov. of Zimbabwe announced a fuel price hike of 150% to generate revenue for the government, currently facing severe budget deficits.
Socialism and Labor articles on Democracy Chronicles
This section deals with articles relating to democracy, socialism and labor. Reckoning with the important relationship between democracy and labor is essential in a democratic government. The theory of socialism, as opposed to capitalism, is characterized by social ownership of the means of production and co-operative management of the economy. Also see our articles on Anarchism, Capitalism, and Libertarianism. Also, there are many socialist parties in the US that you can find information on at our Third Party Central including Senator Bernie Sanders, a major election reform supporter.
The middle class and the poor need the tax breaks, not the Oligarchs at the top. There are property taxes, income taxes, alcohol taxes, license plate taxes, utility taxes, tobacco taxes, gasoline taxes and more.
Civil Society Groups express deep concern and urges the government of Thailand to dismiss lawsuits against several human rights defenders.
Tunisian teachers protest for higher wages and better work conditions on Wednesday, in an escalation of their protests against the cash-strapped government.
Major international labor union calls on Iran to immediately release several labor activists who have been tortured in custody late last year.
As the gap between rich and poor widens, so too does trust in political institutions and faith in democracy itself. Democracy is opposite to inequality.
Iranian authorities on January 20, 2019 arrested two activists who had alleged that authorities tortured them in detention, Human Rights Watch said today.
Do we have the courage to fight what Teddy Roosevelt called the “unholy alliance between corrupt business and corrupt politics”? Let’s find out! Some thoughts on providing revenue for the government.
Sudanese professional and opposition groups called for protests in 12 cities including capital Khartoum requesting President Omar al-Bashir to step down.
Tunisian workers went on strike Thursday demanding higher pay in a standoff with government struggling to reduce unemployment, poverty and social tensions.