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What Lies In the Future of Capitalism US American economists of different political orientation have been commenting these days on Robert Reich´s new book entitled “Saving Capitalism: For the Many, Not the Few”, in the New York Review of Books (December 17, 2015).For Paul Krugman “It was gratifying to find the stark candor behind...
We Live In an Increasingly Unequal World Economic growth is widespread in the world, but not to everyone’s benefit; rather the opposite, inequality is growing. 62 individuals have equal wealth as the 3.6 billion people that constitute the world’s poorest 50%.Thus warns OXFAM, the international confederation of non-governmental organizations...
A New Victory for Latin American Unity An agreement intended to ensure justice for the victims of the internal war in Colombia --a conflict that has lasted over half a century-- was signed in Havana by the heads of delegations of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia-People's Army (FARC-EP) and of the Colombian government to the Peace...
Lifting the Blockade Will Benefit Both Peoples “Want to Improve the Health of Millions of Americans? Lift the Embargo on Cuba” is the title of an article written by Peter Bourne and published in the Observer Chronicle on August 8. Forty years ago, under President Jimmy Carter –when he partially lifted the travel to Cuba ban imposed on US citizens–...
Crisis and Hope in Puerto Rico These days, the “For sale” sign on houses can be seen all over the place in San Juan, Puerto Rico and other cities on the island. These signs have been put up by more than 144,000 Puerto Ricans who are leaving the island to go abroad in search of employment. Some of these ads read, as a sort of retaliation...
Today's Ecuador Is Nothing Like It Used To Be It is becoming a rule that Latin American oligarchies removed from power by revolutionary processes respectful of the institutions of the old system, organize campaigns –with support from the intelligence and subversion organizations of the United States– against the democratic order that popular...

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