Back in the USSR: Turning Power into Money, the End of the Soviet Union – RAI with A. Buzgalin (4/12)

15 July 2018 — TRNN

On Reality Asserts Itself, Prof. Alexander Buzgalin says that many Communist Party leaders supported Gorbachev’s perestroika reforms, but what they really wanted, was to drop restrictions on accumulating great wealth – with host Paul Jay (inc. transcript) Continue reading

In Wake of AMLO Victory, US Media Fear Chavismo and Hope for 'Business-Friendly' Change By Gregory Shupak

11 July 2018 — FAIR

NYT: López Obrador, an Atypical Leftist, Wins Mexico Presidency in Landslide

For the New York Times (7/1/18), the election of Lopez Obrador brings “a sense of economic nationalism that some fear could reverse important gains of the last 25 years.”

Neoliberal capitalist dogma pervades mainstream media. A case in point is coverage of Andrés Manuel López Obrador’s resounding victory in Mexico’s presidential election.

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