Mexico’s Monetary Policy Traps it in Poverty

Mexico’s Monetary Policy Traps it in Poverty

March 7, 2019

Prof. Carlo Panico discusses his new report on the use of irresponsible monetary policy, which causes a constant decline in public investment. Mexico has emerged from a series of financial crises, and yet the policy that causes those crises does not change

The War on AMLO

The War on AMLO

March 1, 2019

Kurt Hackbarth and Colin Mooers / Socialist Project. Ten weeks into the administration of progressive president Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO), the Mexican right has made it clear how it plans to oppose him: not as an adversary to be defeated, but as an enemy to be destroyed. And in a war of this kind,…

Trump's Border Wall: Powerful Symbol for the Republican Party's Far Right

Trump’s Border Wall: Powerful Symbol for the Republican Party’s Far Right

February 21, 2019

NYU History Professor Greg Grandin puts Trump’s call for a border wall in the context of US history, politics, and the right-wing imagination

Mexico's Lopez Obrador's Position on Venezuela Marks Return to Foreign Policy Tradition

Venezuela Coverage and Analysis

February 10, 2019
Find all of our Venezuela stories here, from the current crisis to the early days of The Real News Network

Guardian Reports More “Good News”, Kid are Dying in Venezuela

January 14, 2019

By David William Pear / January 12, 2019 The Guardian’s Tom Phillips’ article Venezuela Crisis Takes Deadly Toll on Buckling Health System (January 06, 2019) is more good news for US psychopaths, such as Trump, Bolton and Pompeo. Children are dying in Venezuela. Sanctions are working! Tom is becoming the Luke Harding of Venezuela. Luke…err,…

Trump Foreign Policy Making Refugee Crisis Worse

Trump Foreign Policy Making Refugee Crisis Worse

January 9, 2019

Cesar Vargas of Dream Action Coalition and Helena Olea of Alianza Americas discuss Donald Trump’s address to the nation on the wall and border security – with Paul Jay

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
No NAFTA -2 from Popular Resistance.

An Historic Opportunity To Transform Trade When We Stop NAFTA II

December 12, 2018

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers / Popular Resistance Donald Trump was right when he said that the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) has been a disaster for the United States and promised to renegotiate it when he became president. However, the renegotiated NAFTA-2 is worse than the original NAFTA and should be rejected. On…

Lopez Obrador’s Plans to Lead Mexico out of Neoliberalism Will Mean Crossing Swords with the US

December 9, 2018

We now have a politically experienced president in Mexico – gone are the days when Mexico kowtows to the US. This will mean a more sovereign economic and foreign policy, says Vijay Prashad of Tricontinental Institute for Social Research