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Trump official boasts crippling US sanctions on Venezuela are like Darth Vader’s death grip

A Trump administration official bragged that US sanctions on Venezuela are “like in Star Wars when Darth Vader constricts somebody’s throat.”

By Ben Norton

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Neoliberal IMF admits neoliberalism fuels inequality and hurts growth

Top International Monetary Fund (IMF) researchers have conceded that neoliberal policies of austerity, privatization, deregulation often hurt much more than help economies.

By Ben Norton / Salon

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