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The United States and Fateful Anniversaries On September 11th, the anniversaries of multiple misdeeds by the US government in recent years coincide.On that date in 1973, the coup d’état against the constitutional government of Salvador Allende in Chile took place. It was organized, financed and led by the Pentagon and the CIA, in a conspiracy...
The New Neo-Liberal “Plan Condor” Just as in the 1970s and 1980s there was a Plan Condor –which was an operation of criminal coordination and mutual support among dictatorships of the Southern Cone of the American continent, under CIA supervision. Its methods were to murder, spy, monitor, kidnap, torture and illegally exchange persons...
Stubborn Capitalism Won’t Leave Cuba Alone When someone talks to Cubans today about the benefits of capitalism and plans are drawn to aid them in the transition to that socio-economic order, they are assuming Cuban citizens suffer from a historical amnesia against which they are vaccinated.At the birth of the twentieth century, Cuba began a direct...
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...

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