US Government Setting the Terms for Argentina’s Bailout?

GREG WILPERT: It’s The Real News Network, and I’m Greg Wilpert joining you from Baltimore. Argentineans are mobilizing more and more in the face of their country’s growing economic crisis. Stores across Argentina were closed and the streets of Buenos Aires, the capital, were quiet on Tuesday after the country’s largest union called a 24-hour […]

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US Hedge Funds Get Bailed Out if Greeks Pass Bailout Referendum (2/2)

JESSICA DESVARIEUX: Welcome back to The Real News. I’m Jessica Desvarieux in Baltimore. I’m joined now by Bill Black, as well as Michael Hudson. Bill Black is in Quito, Ecuador, and Michael joins us from Germany. Thank you both for being here. HUDSON: Good to be here. DESVARIEUX: All right. Let’s pick up where we […]

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Justin Trudeau Vows to Bail Out Profitable Oil Company, Kinder Morgan

It’s the Real News Network. I’m Sharmini Peries coming to you from Baltimore. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is determined to make Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain pipeline expansion work. This is in spite of the growing movement demanding its shutdown and the movement is considered Canada’s Standing Rock. Trudeau met with B.C. Premier John Horgan and […]

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Greek Bailout Approved in Parliament Causing a Rebellion in SYRIZA

SHARMINI PERIES: Welcome to the Real News Network. I’m Sharmini Peries coming to you from Baltimore. Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras managed to garner the support of the pro-European opposition parties in parliament to pass the latest bailout agreement with Europe and the IMF. In total, 222 MPs backed the deal, 64 opposed, and 11 […]

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Caught On Tape: Irish Bankers Laugh About Never Repaying Bailout

JAISAL NOOR: Welcome to The Real News Network. I’m Jaisal Noor in Baltimore. And welcome to this latest edition of The Black Financial and Fraud Report. Now joining us is Bill Black. He’s an associate professor of economics and law at the University of Missouri-Kansas City. He’s a white-collar criminologist and former financial regulator, author […]

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The Anti-Capitalist Greek Left Says No to Austerity and Bailouts (2/2)

JAISAL NOOR: This is second part of our discussion with members of Antarsya who support leaving the Euro as a way to address Greeks’ economic problems. Joining Thanos Andritsos in Part 2 is Kostas Fourikos, who started out by discussing Antarsya?s relationship with Syriza, the the party of Prime Minister Alexis Tispras. KOSTAS FOURIKOS: Yes. […]

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