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Venezuela Coverage and Analysis

October 22, 2017
Find all of our Venezuela stories here, from the current crisis to the early days of The Real News Network

Puerto Rico Can’t Rebuild Under Debt and Austerity

October 1, 2017

Puerto Rico’s recovery hinges on reversing the neoliberal policies that crippled the island before Hurricane Maria, says economist Mark Weisbrot

Economy

August 24, 2017
Republicans continue to launch efforts to privatize and dismantle the very efficient Social Security program says economist Dean Baker

Trump Budget Slashes Vital Programs to Enrich the Wealthy

May 23, 2017

Dean Baker of the Center for Economic and Policy Research says President Donald Trump’s new budget makes unprecedented cuts to already subpar levels of social assistance and “redistributes upward” to wealthy Americans.

US Drone Wars

August 7, 2013
Robert Naiman: US is on a policy collision course in Yemen as it publicly supports democracy but covertly administers drone strikes