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US Interventions in Latin America Continue and Intensify

US Interventions in Latin America Continue and Intensify

May 6, 2018

Most US citizens don’t realize it, but the US government has continued and even intensified its regime change agenda in Latin America and successfully helped reverse the so-called “pink tide” of left-of-center governments over the past ten years, says CEPR’s Mark Weisbrot

Latin America

August 31, 2017
U.S. banks say the 2001 Patriot Act prevents them from doing business with banks in Uruguay that provide services for newly legalized pot sales. The politics in all of it is ‘rank hypocrisy,’ says economist Bill Black

Brazil Protests

June 21, 2013
Nefertiti Altan contributed to this report

From London to New York to Cyprus, Fraud and Financial “Insanity”

March 21, 2013

Bill Black: Standard Chartered admits to fraud, no one fired or prosecuted; Cypriot people force government to give up on taxing smaller depositors

Undoing the New Deal

March 10, 2013
PT2 On the occasion of the 80th anniversary of Roosevelt’s election and the introduction of the New Deal, Jennifer Taub and John Weeks discuss the post-war period and how successive administrations dismantled it