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On February 17, Haitian police arrested seven security contractors a few blocks from the country’s Central Bank. They claimed to be on a government mission, and had a cache of weapons. Four days later the US “rescued” them. What happened? Read Jake Johnston’s new investigation.
Truthout, May 20, 2019
The Hill, May 16, 2019
South-North Development Monitor, April 16, 2019
NACLA Report on the Americas, Volume 51, Issue 1, March 29, 2019
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April 30, 2019, Dean Baker
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Los Angeles Times, May 21, 2019
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- The Oversight Options Available to the House Financial Services Committee
- Groups Appeal to Federal Reserve Governor Lael Brainard on BB&T-SunTrust Merger
- A Mother’s Day Letter to America
Beat the Press is Dean Baker's commentary on economic reporting. Dean Baker is senior economist at the Center for Economic and Policy Research (CEPR).
- Trump’s Trade War with China and “Our” Intellectual Property
- We Wrecked the Planet but if the Young Just Read the Washington Post, They Will Only Blame Us for the National Debt!
- The Money in the Trump-Kushner Peace Plan
Social, political and economic analysis of the Western Hemisphere.
- Economists Use “Fuzzy Graphs” to Challenge Data on the Human Cost of Trump Sanctions on Venezuela
- Tracing the Threads in Venezuela: “Playing a Game of Chicken”
- Tracing the Threads in Venezuela: Humanitarian Aid
Relief and Reconstruction Watch is a blog that tracks multinational aid efforts in Haiti with an eye towards ensuring they are oriented towards the needs of the Haitian people.
- Our Boss Will Call Your Boss
- Haiti by the Numbers
- Petrocaribe Protests: What You Need to Know Before October 17
Mark Weisbrot’s blog on economic and political trends in a multi-polar world.
- Venezuela Needs Honest Mediation, Not OAS Intervention
- A Prime Minister Appeals to His Colleagues in the OAS; It’s “Off-Message” for the Media
- Curb Your Enthusiasm: Macron is Just the Beginning of a New Fight for France and Europe
- Venezuela and Selective Targeting
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