All Articles on Salvador Allende

Venezuela’s economic miseries are largely homegrown, and they are particularly painful given the huge oil resources at the country’s command.(Photo: Shutterstock) Views
Venezuela: No to Intervention, No to Maduro
The left has a proud tradition of both democracy and anti-imperialism. It’s critical to keep both traditions in mind when addressing the current crisis in Venezuela
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Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro announces he is breaking relations with the U.S., to supporters from a balcony at Miraflores presidential palace in Caracas, Venezuela, Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2019. (Photo: AP Photo/Ariana Cubillo) Views
Trump Cranks up the Miseries of the People of Venezuela
It is a time for diplomacy and for restraint, not another intervention that unleashes violence that we surely will come to regret
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Banishing Truth
"The editor urged me to do nothing. It would be my word versus that of all the cops involved, and all would accuse me of lying. The message was clear: I did not have a story. But of course I did."
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At a September 2018 gala dinner organized by the Atlantic Council in New York, Argentinian President Mauricio Macri received the Global Citizen Award.  The Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund, Christine Lagarde, shared the table with Macri. Views
Why Argentina’s New Loans From the IMF Are Spurring Unrest and a Deepening Social and Economic Crisis
The IMF has a long history of strong-arming the direction of Argentina’s policies and economy.
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A Paraguayan protester dressed as "Uncle Sam" during a 2005 march in Asuncion, Paraguay, against U.S. military forces. (Jorge Saenz / AP) Views
The World Will Not Mourn the Decline of U.S. Hegemony
The death count resulting from “American Era” U.S. foreign policy runs well into the many millions.
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Too often, when it comes to U.S. Cold War interventions, the official curriculum is sanitized and disjointed, leaving students ill-equipped to make sense out of their nation’s global bullying. (Photo: Flickr/Theresa Quagraine/cc) Views
Disguising Imperialism: How Textbooks Get the Cold War Wrong and Dupe Students
As long as the drive for profits remains paramount to U.S. foreign policy, imperialism will be central to the very existence of the United States.
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Don't Rehabilitate George W. Bush: Why the Enemy of Our Enemy Is Still a War Criminal
Isn’t it a little early to begin rehabilitating the man responsible for indefinite detention at Guantánamo, a torture program, and the deaths of hundreds of thousands of Iraqis and tens of thousands of Afghans—not to mention the trillions of U.S. dollars shoved down the memory hole in pursuit of...
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A U.S. B-66 Destroyer and F-105 Thunderchief dropping bombs on North Vietnam during Operation Rolling Thunder on June 14, 1966. (Photo via Wikimedia Commons) Views
Does Vietnam Even Matter Any More? Does Ken Burns?
"There's no scoping out," the author writes. "That is intentional."
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The World's Common Humanity and US Foreign Policy
'A sensible and effective foreign policy recognizes that our safety and welfare is bound up with the safety and welfare of others around the world.'
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How to Read Donald Trump
On Burning Books But Not Ideas
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