greg wilpert

Student Debt Dogs Millennials for a Lifetime and Drags Down the Economy

Student Debt Dogs Millennials for a Lifetime and Drags Down the Economy

October 31, 2018

The student debt problem is exploding, growing three times as fast as any other kind of debt, yet the Trump administration is making it more difficult for students to seek debt relief. Ellen Brown of the Public Banking Institute outlines the implications

Venezuela’s New Economic Program: Will it Stop Hyperinflation?

August 20, 2018

President Maduro is introducing a series of deep economic reforms, to put an end to hyperinflation and to re-start the economy. But this can only happen if faith is restored in the currency and if US financial sanctions come to an end, says CEPR’s Mark Weisbrot

Max Blumenthal on the Silicon Valley-DC Internet Police

August 11, 2018
Prof. As’ad Abukhalil on the dangerous game that both Hamas and Israel are playing. Hamas succeeded in challenging the power relations, but the lives of two million Palestinians in Gaza are put at risk in the process

US Efforts to Sabotage Venezuelan Elections Intensify

March 1, 2018

The presidential election in Venezuela is now being derailed by the threat of a U.S. oil embargo and the opposition coalition’s call for a boycott. A strong opposition challenger to President Maduro is running anyway

Defeated Ecuadorian Presidential Candidate Refuses to Concede

April 6, 2017

Guillermo Lasso, the conservative who lost Ecuador’s presidential vote, is aiming to delegitimize the leftist winner, Lenin Moreno, before he takes office says TRNN’s Greg Wilpert

Venezuela Opposition Secures “Supermajority” in National Assembly

December 9, 2015

Gabriel Hetland and Gregory Wilpert say that removing President Maduro from office appears to be its first order of business

Most of Latin America Recognizes Maduro as President; Opposition Charges Fraud Demands Recount

April 18, 2013

Opposition member of National Electoral Council says vote results correct; Opposition waiting for ruling on recount

Maduro Wins Venezuelan Election with 50.66% of Vote – Capriles Demands Audit

April 15, 2013

Greg Wilpert: Election far closer than expected as Maduro ran a weak campaign; electronic voting process verified by paper ballots, audit unlikely to find discrepancy

Egyptian Debt Threatens Tahrir Square’s Promise of Freedom

March 3, 2013

As the U.S and the IMF apply pressure to the Egyptian government to cut public spending and pay a high interest rate on debts incurred during the previous regime, the Egyptian government targets international NGOs with repressive policies

Greg Palast

February 28, 2013
Greg Palast: Griffin worked with Karl Rove, now backed by Koch brothers, fronts for tar sands pipeline in Congress