Tag Archives: World Bank

“America First” in Latin America, by Gary Prevost

One important starting point for understanding certain aspects of Trump’s Latin American policies, especially on trade and immigration, is to un-package his neo-isolationist “America First” world outlook.[

The Case Against Daniel Ortega, by Chuck Kaufman

First and foremost, we all know that Daniel is a dictator, right? We know it because corporate and progressive press alike can’t say his name without the modifier, dictator. So what are the criteria to be a dictator?

Viet Con — by the inimitable Mr. Fish

and because you’ve shown good will to the United States in the years since we invaded and occupied your country, slaughtered more than 3 million of your people…

Evergreene Digest: The economic roots of the drive to war

The ongoing decline in global economic growth … means that the militarist drive will intensify in the coming period, creating the conditions for the eruption of another world war. Nick Beams, World Socialist Web Site 10 October 2014 | The deepening crisis of the global capitalist system, as evidenced in reports issued by the International […]

Glenn Greenwald: The U.S. Government’s Secret Plans to Spy for American Corporations

 In a graphic describing an “illustrative example,” the report heralds “technology acquisition by all means.” Some of the planning relates to foreign superiority in surveillance technology, but other parts are explicitly concerned with using cyber-espionage to bolster the competitive advantage of U.S. corporations. BY GLENN GREENWALD  TheIntercept  September 5, 2014 Throughout the last year, the […]

William Blum: Explaining US Hypocrisy on Ukraine

U.S. government hypocrisy toward the Ukraine crisis has been breathtaking, as has the U.S. press corps’ stubborn refusal to see the hypocrisy (i.e. the Iraq War and many other U.S. interventions). William Blum looks at the reasons behind the double standards. By William Blum  ConsortiumNews.com  March 8, 2014 When it gets complicated and confusing, when you’re […]

World economy set for another major downturn

Despite the trillions of dollars handed out to the banks and financial institutions over the past three years by governments around the world, nothing has been resolved. Who Will Fix the Economy? Nick Beams, World Socialist Website Submitted by David Culver The World Bank has issued a grim forecast on the outlook for the world […]