Gregory Wilpert

The Origins of Venezuela's Economic Crisis

The Origins of Venezuela’s Economic Crisis

April 2, 2019

Venezuela has become a popular argument against socialism amongst conservatives because of the deep economic crisis it is currently traversing. Defenders of the Bolivarian project, though, say that US sanctions and economic war are to blame for the crisis. Greg Wilpert presents an analysis that tries to take all the factors into account

Attempted Coup in Venezuela with Abby Martin, Greg Wilpert, Paul Jay

Venezuela Coverage and Analysis

January 25, 2019
Find all of our Venezuela stories here, from the current crisis to the early days of The Real News Network

Israeli Companies Sell Spy Tech They Perfected for Occupying Palestine

January 20, 2019

We speak to Antony Loewenstein, author of an article on “Exporting the Technology of Occupation.” He shows the growing connection between Israeli offensive cyber companies and mass surveillance in the service of authoritarian governments around the world

NAFTA at 25: A New Beginning? (Pt 1/2)

NAFTA at 25: A New Beginning?

January 1, 2019
TRNN speaks with long-time NAFTA activist Lori Wallach of Public Citizen's Global Trade Watch
The Roots of Venezuela's Economic Crisis

The Roots of Venezuela's Economic Crisis

December 28, 2018
Steve Ellner and Greg Wilpert, in a joint analysis of the Venezuela situation
The IMF is at it Again in Argentina's Economic Crisis

The IMF is at it Again in Argentina’s Economic Crisis

December 20, 2018

Now that Argentina received the International Monetary Fund’s largest loan ever, of $56 billion, it is recommending more austerity, which, as the data so far shows, will only prolong the country’s economic crisis, says CEPR’s Mark Weisbrot