Boris Yeltsin

U.S. Hoped Putin Would be a ‘Sober Yeltsin’ - RAI with Stephen Cohen (3/5)

Reality Asserts Itself - Stephen Cohen

April 23, 2019
After the fall of the Soviet Union, a dysfunctional and pro-American Russian President Yeltsin presided over the chaos of the 1990’s; when Putin came to power, the West was very disappointed at the independent and nationalist character of the Putin led state and the demonization began –  Stephen Cohen joins Paul Jay on Reality Asserts…

Thatcher Gave More Power to Finance

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Michael Hudson: Thatcher deregulated banking and made London the center of speculation and financialization