Garry Leech

Garry Leech is an investigative journalist and author of eight books including How I Became an American Socialist (Misfit Books, 2016), Capitalism: A Structural Genocide (Zed Books, 2012) and Beyond Bogota: Diary of a Drug War Journalist in Colombia (Beacon Press, 2009). He also teaches international politics at Cape Breton University in Nova Scotia, Canada and Javeriana University in Cali, Colombia. For more information about Garry’s work, visit garryleech.com

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Thursday, March 24, 2016
Obama’s Cuba Visit Illustrates US Arrogance
In his speech to the Cuban people in Havana, President Barack Obama declared, “I have come here to bury the last remnant of the Cold War in the Americas. … I’ve urged the people of the Americas to leave behind the ideological battles of the past.” But Obama made clear that his desire to end the...
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Friday, February 05, 2016
Terrifying Ted and his Ultra-Conservative Vision for America
Perhaps nothing captures the imperialist arrogance of Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz more succinctly than his campaign’s statement declaring, “What is best for America is best for the world.” In addition to the obvious issue that billions of people around the world might disagree with...
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Monday, January 11, 2016
The Hypocrisy of Obama’s Gun Control Crusade
President Barack Obama took to the stage last week to announce the latest initiative in his crusade to make it more difficult for Americans to purchase firearms. He even shed some tears for American children killed in mass shootings. But there is a blatant hypocrisy in Obama’s position on domestic...
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