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Mark Weisbrot

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*[http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2014/may/03/world-nothing-fear-us-power-china-economy-democracy ''The world has nothing to fear from the US losing power''] - As China looks set to overtake the US as the world's largest economy, a multipolar world can only be good for democracy - 4th May 2014
*[http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2014/mar/20/venezuela-revolt-truth-not-terror-campaign ''The truth about Venezuela: a revolt of the well-off, not a 'terror campaign'''] - John Kerry’s rhetoric is divorced from the reality on the ground, where life goes on – even at the barricades - 21st March 2014
*[http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2014/mar/04/venezuela-protests-not-ukraine-class-sturggle ''Venezuela is not Ukraine''] - Venezuela's struggle is widely misrepresented in western media. This is a classic conflict between right and left, rich and poor - 5th March 2014
*[http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2014/feb/18/venezuela-protests-us-support-regime-change-mistake ''US support for regime change in Venezuela is a mistake''] - The US push to topple the Venezuelan government of Nicolas Maduro once again pits Washington against South America - 19th February 2014
*[http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2014/jan/04/nafta-20-years-mexico-regret ''NAFTA: 20 years of regret for Mexico''] - Mexico's growth has been weak since the 'free trade' deal was signed, and it missed out on the region's poverty reduction - 4th January 2014
*[http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2013/dec/18/us-budget-deal-good-bad-stupid ''US budget deal: the good, bad and stupid''] - It's encouraging we have a budget, but the economic ignorance continues in Washington, especially among Republicans - 19th December 2013
*[http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2013/dec/03/honduras-election-eu-oas-observer-fraud-violence ''Why the world should care about Honduras' recent election''] - Hondurans are revolting against the US-backed outcome. There are too many reports of rampant vote-buying, fraud and violence - 4th December 2013
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