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Entries by Mark Weisbrot from 05/2009

Hillary Clinton Recognizes Multi-Polar World, Failures of U.S. Latin America Policy

| Posted 05.06.2009 | World

For the first time we have an acknowledgment of our failure in Venezuela.

Stealth Move in Washington Aims to Get $100 Billion for IMF Without Congressional Debate

| Posted 05.15.2009 | World

We are told that poor countries will suffer if the IMF does not get a $108 billion appropriation from Congress immediately. But this is nonsense.

Big Business Gearing Up to Defend Protectionism Against UN Climate Negotiators

| Posted 05.20.2009 | Green

It appears that international efforts to slow the pace of worldwide climate disruption could also run up against powerful interests who advocate a "fundamentalist" conception of intellectual property.

S&P Misses the Boat: UK and US Need More Stimulus, Not Deficit Reduction

| Posted 05.28.2009 | Politics

Taxpayers in both countries have been ripped off and should demand that some of this money be clawed back, the debt in both countries is still manageable.