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Comrade Bush Nationalizes the Banksnew

The panicky flight from free-market orthodoxy in the United States is bound to fuel a revival of government intervention and welfare-state policies in the rest of the world. In the United States itself, however, they are likely to hang the wrong culprit in the end.
The Georgia Straight  |  Gwynne Dyer  |  09-24-2008  |  Economy

A Real Cure for High Gas and Food Prices

Other countries have low gas and food prices fixed by the government. Maybe they're on to something.
Maui Time  |  Ted Rall  |  06-25-2008  |  Economy

Back from Venezuela with Tales of the 'Bolivarian Revolution'new

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez is portrayed in the U.S. media as a populist and potential communist dictator, buying off the masses with handouts. An Athens County man who spent four months last summer working for Chavez, however, tells a different story.
The Athens NEWS  |  Jim Phillips  |  11-15-2004  |  International

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