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Entries by Mark Weisbrot from 03/2010

Hillary Clinton's "Damage Control" Trip to Latin America

| Posted 03.05.2010 | World

Hillary Clinton's Latin America tour is turning out to be about as successful as George W. Bush's visit in 2005, when he ended up leaving Argentina a ...

Greenspan's Nightmare Is Much of the World's Dream

| Posted 03.11.2010 | World

Is there something wrong with this picture, that one of the world's most powerful economic decision makers, dreads the decline of mass unemployment and rising wages among people making 80 cents an hour?

International Campaign Around Venezuela's Elections Has Begun

| Posted 03.26.2010 | World

Venezuela has an election for its National Assembly in September, and the campaign has begun in earnest. I am referring to the international campaign....

Lula Shouldn't Buckle to U.S. Pressure on Iran

| Posted 03.26.2010 | World

It was predictable that Lula would take heat for standing up to the U.S.; once Washington begins a campaign against a demonized government, a majority of the international press jumps on the bandwagon.

Haiti Relief Effort Needs Immediate Ramp-Up to Avoid Another Disaster

| Posted 03.26.2010 | World

President Clinton apologized on March 10 for the role that his government played in destroying a big part of Haitian agriculture: "It may have been go...

PIIGS Countries Being Led to the Slaughter, Should Re-Think Euro

| Posted 03.26.2010 | World

As the EU summit meeting convenes, Greece is dominating the agenda much more than Germany's Chancellor Angela Merkel had wanted. This week she has thr...