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Banks and IMF Ganging Up on Sovereign Debtors

Janet Tavakoli | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Janet Tavakoli

The Fed's lending to the global banking system through front and back doors has distorted the value of U.S. dollar. Foreign central banks engage in money printing to keep in step. As a result, we've inflated distorted asset bubbles on a scale never before seen in the history of the world.

One Book Peru's Presidents Really Must Read

David Hill | Posted 05.21.2012 | Books
David Hill

There's a wonderful moment in The Unconquered: In Search of the Amazon's Last Uncontacted Tribes when the author, Scott Wallace, finds himself staring at a path apparently made by indigenous people living without any contact with outsiders.

WikiLeaks: U.S. and Brazil Vie for Power in Peru

Nikolas Kozloff | Posted 10.15.2011 | World
Nikolas Kozloff

The geopolitical competition for Peru has fallen somewhat under the radar, but a close reading of WikiLeaks cables lays bare Washington's secret agenda.

WikiLeaks: More Evidence of Brazil's Rise on World Stage

Nikolas Kozloff | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Nikolas Kozloff

Brazil has aggressively pursued narrow-minded self interest in order to further Machiavellian geopolitical and economic goals.

The King is Naked! In defense of Michele Santoro.

Aldo Civico | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Aldo Civico

There is no democracy, unless there is dissent and that dissent can be overtly expressed. It obfuscates one's mind to see how heads of states, democra...

Victory in the Amazon

Laura Carlsen | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Laura Carlsen

This recent clash between indigenous peoples and the Peruvian national police sends a powerful message from the Amazon jungle straight to Washington.

The Free Market's Marked Men, From The Niger Delta To The Amazon

Amy Goodman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Amy Goodman

Ken Saro-Wiwa's family and others just won a landmark settlement in U.S. federal court, ending a 13-year battle with Shell Oil. Alberto Pizango's ordeal is just beginning.