The targets of Washington’s bullets have been leaders who tried to assert their nation’s economic sovereignty, writes Jeremy Kuzmarov in this review of a new book by Vijay Prashad.
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Neoliberalism Was Born in Chile & Will Die in Chile
Vijay Prashad talks with Daniel Jadue, the mayor of Recoleta — in the expanding capital of Santiago — about his city’s experiment in rebuilding the public sector.
Secret Cables Reveal Britain Interfered with Elections in Chile
Declassified files show that Britain conducted a covert propaganda offensive to stop Allende from winning two democratic presidential elections, John McEvoy reports.
The Chile Coup, 9/11 and James Foley
Time and history sometimes intertwine in ways more poetic than linear, such as the multiple crimes associated with the date September 11 and the legacy of bearing witness to suffering that led journalist James Foley to his death in Syria,…
The Earlier 9/11 Acts of Terror
Exclusive: As the U.S. government sets off on a new “war on terror” in the Middle East on the eve of 9/11’s 13th anniversary there is little national memory of how U.S. authorities tolerated waves of terror in the Western…
Egypt’s Pluralist Politics
Though U.S. observers tend to view Egypt’s politics through a secular-vs.-Islamist lens, a clearer way of seeing what’s happening in that important Arab country is to examine other issues, like the economy, that are motivating Egyptians, writes ex-CIA analyst Paul…