Neoliberal Fundmentalist Wins Election in Argentina

Yesterday we posted an article about how market fundamentalist (the “Chicago” boys)
economists helped to undermine the presidency of socialist Salvador Allende in 1974.
Yesterday a neoliberal won the presidency in Argentina. While Cristina Kirchner is no Allende, we have no doubt that these contemporary Chicago Boys are working overtime, not only in Argentina but in all the other social-democratic countries such as Ecuador, Bolivia and Brazil.

About Barbara MacLean

Barbara MacLean has worked as an academic and career counselor at California State University, East Bay (CSUEB), Merritt and West Valley Colleges and as a career counselor and manager of the Oakland One Stop Career Center, a public career and jobs center in partnership with EDD. She is a co-founder and editor of Planning Beyond Capitalism.

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