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More Confessions of an Economic Hitman: This Time They're Coming for Your Democracy

Sarah van Gelder | Posted 04.23.2016 | World
Sarah van Gelder

Perkins was recruited, he says, by the National Security Agency (NSA), but he worked for a private consulting company. His job as an undertrained, overpaid economist was to generate reports that justified lucrative contracts for U.S. corporations, while plunging vulnerable nations into debt.

Why Brazil Is Its Own Worst Enemy

Daniel Wagner | Posted 02.22.2015 | World
Daniel Wagner

By all rights, given its size, location, and natural resource base, Brazil should be an economic juggernaut. But the truth is that Brazil should never have been designated a BRIC because it is a poorly managed economy that has rarely lived up to its potential.

Honduras Elections To Go Ahead Despite International Criticism, Says Interim Government

BBC | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The Honduran interim government says it will go ahead with presidential elections in November, even if results are not recognised by other countries....

Ousted Honduras President Allowed To Return To Country

Financial Times | Ronald Buchanan | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The armed forces of Honduras showed the first sign of compromise following its recent coup by issuing a statement indicating that they would accept th...

Hondurans Pour Into The Streets Demanding Zelaya's Return

Medea Benjamin | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Medea Benjamin

"Can you believe this?" asked indigenous leader Berta Caceres. "Now they are killing our people. We need the international community to step in and stop the crazy people..."