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98.3% of Ghana's Gold Remains in the Hands of Multinational Corporations
The disproportionate focus on corruption of national leaders distracts from the systemic theft of national wealth by multinational corporations
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Anit-austerity demonstrators hold signs during a protest on March 16, 2013 in Madrid. Views
Why Do the Media Provide Cover for Austerity Cranks, Like the Folks Running the EU?
Rather than pointing out that the advocates of austerity have been shown wrong, most reporting continues to treat their policies as being credible
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Protests broke out a week ago across Haiti. What motivated the streets to be on fire this time was the rise in prices of fuel and the position taken by Haiti against the government of President Nicolás Maduro of Venezuela. (Estailove St. Val/EPA-EFE) Views
How the U.S. Is Strangling Haiti as It Attempts Regime Change in Venezuela
Their message is simple: if you won’t let us breathe, we won’t let you breathe, and if you suffocate Venezuela, you suffocate us
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Anti-austerity demonstrator march in London in 2015. Views
Austerity Is Stupid, and Why the Powerful Don't Like to Admit It
We need a Progressive International whose narrative deeply penetrates this warped version of reality.
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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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Serious conversations need to take place about the way in which monopoly pharmaceutical firms draw public funds to protect themselves from risk and then charge high prices to make astronomical profits. (Photo: International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies/flickr/cc) Views
What’s Keeping the World From Ending AIDS: Greedy Big Pharma, Bad Policy
December 1 marks the 30th World AIDS Day—and despite leaps forward in medicine and awareness in affluent parts of the world, it’s still a big problem elsewhere
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IMF Chief Convicted, But Spared Jail Time, for Corruption
"This should help calm all that they're-only-in-it-for-themselves, anti-establishment feeling out there," quipped Globe and Mail senior international correspondent Mark MacKinnon
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IMF Warns that US Needs to 'Urgently' Tackle Poverty
Nation's increasing inequality threaten its economic well-being, IMF says
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Bringing the Troika to Paris
I have argued for years , and in my last post on this blog, that a big part of the story we have seen in Europe over the past eight years is a result of social engineering. This has involved a major offensive by the European authorities, taking advantage of an economic crisis, to transform Europe...
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OECD is Latest Economic Bigwig to Question Austerity's "Loop of Doom"
By not increasing spending, 'we are breaking promises to young people and old people,' says OECD economist
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