The Austerity Lie

Francis Fish
3 min readApr 1, 2023

The wolf is in the house

Austerity is capitalism is austerity

Our owners pulled a fast one on us. They have been deconstructing the post-war social democratic privilege machine that was built on the backs of people in the global south and kidding us there is no money while their wealth doubles again and again. We’re told that austerity is necessary. It’s taken a long…