Zelensky Steamrolls Workers To Pave Way For Mass Privatization

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has earned a reputation as a heroic defender of the Ukrainian people, but his commitment to Ukrainian workers is not nearly so heroic. Zelensky has signed into law a bill eviscerating workers’ collective bargaining rights. The bill is part of a larger neoliberal plan to privatize public utilities and property while creating a more “inviting” post-conflict environment for investment in the embattled country. And if workers have to pay the price, so be it.

Jimmy and America’s comedian Kurt Metzger discuss Zelensky’s heel turn against Ukrainian workers in favor of potential future capitalist investors.

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  1. Same thing happen in Yugoslavia during the 90's when NATO so called "defensive organization" bombed "military" targets like factories, schools, hospitals and infrastructure that had no military value at all, then the democrats came into power and privatized over 8000-9000 businesses and factories. Pretty much weeks after that western tycoons moved in and bought out their main competition for scraps, Tobacco company from Nis Serbia is a perfect example of that which was the main competitor of Philip Morris in Europe…

  2. First they came for the Communists
    And I did not speak out
    Because I was not a Communist

    Then they came for the Socialists
    And I did not speak out
    Because I was not a Socialist

    Then they came for the trade unionists
    And I did not speak out
    Because I was not a trade unionist

    Then they came for the Jews
    And I did not speak out
    Because I was not a Jew

    Then they came for me
    And there was no one left
    To speak out for me

  3. Ukraine is a model WEF country. The path is being paved to implement every WEF plan for the future of all member countries. WEF is the epitome of modern day Fascism.

  4. putin is a literal nazi. People get arrested for holding up a blank piece of paper. But Jimmy is a Kremlin shill so he keeps quiet about that.

  5. 8:49 This can be extrapolated all the way to consistently winning elections. The Republican and Democratic establishment don't care if they win or lose, as long as the graft economy continues.

  6. Liberalism births capitalism and through the growth of capitalism, you get fascism. And the American conservative is the praetorian of capitalism. Conservatives conserve the liberal ideology of free market capitalism and when the capitalist takes over the government and the military using their wealth then you get fascism.

  7. I guess who is going to receive a juicy comision for each mandatory privatization ?¿?¿ yes ¡!¡ the clown ¡! the corrupt puppet working 24×7 not for ukrainians, but for the west also corrupt companys waiting for these to happen.

  8. Corporations don't run a country unless they are public private partnerships with the govt or FASCISM, which is now what we are. Thanks to the politicians who work fir donors only not then people…unions have always been in a partnership with big govt. This is why calif is broke. Money doesn't grow on trees

  9. It was about the nszis killing Russians in Eastern ukrsine. Not oil, gas etc..just like we didn't go into Iran for oil…stop the ideology propogands from Bernie…and other socialists. Class wsrfsre

  10. Well I never, sounds like what's happened to UKs nationalised industries that became privatised by Margaret Thatcher's government These industries were asset stripped and mostly disappeared, new type of worker has emerged, called zero hour employees.

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