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Thick as thieves?

I’m sure some are likely to reject this out of hand because it comes from the World Socialist Web Site, but Marc Wells is probably not wrong… 334 more words

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When Peña Nieto made the mistake of traveling to China and Australia to participate in the recent Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation and G-20 summits in the middle of the present crisis, Obama welcomed him with open arms and chose to plant trees side by side with him at China’s Yanqi Lake.

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The cartel we don't talk about

The United States today spends more money each year on border and immigration enforcement than the combined budgets of the FBI, ATF, DEA, Secret Service and U.S.

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The more than drug "war"

“The whole process of arming NAFTA means that there’s a series of mechanisms (the drug war being the most important) that are really aimed at militarizing the country in order to protect foreign investment,” explains Laura Carlsen of the Center for International Policy.

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Economy & Business

NAFTA means wage stagnation....

Fascinating!  From Harley Shaiken , “TRADE: The Nafta Paradox,”,  Berkeley Review of Latin American Studies, Spring 2014.

Two interesting points.  First, that the Mexican left was  correct in 2006, when they (meaning AMLO) identified expanding the internal market as essential to improving economic conditions within Mexico, and second, that U.S. 705 more words

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Chomsky on Latin America

From an interview by Greg Granden, published in The Nation (31 October 2014):

GG: Immigration from Mexico and Central America is an issue that, in the United States, reveals the close connection between domestic and foreign policy. 390 more words