The Visible Fist of Yankee Imperialism: How To Get Exploited Countries to Pay for Their Exploitation

The IMF has an explicit condition for granting loans to oppressed countries stating that they have to produce plantation crops and, at the same time, these countries must import US agricultural products. This locks countries into dependency while the US can actually get countries it oppresses to pay for its military presence, among other things. This is a terrific 45-minute interview with Michael Hudson based on a book he wrote almost 50 years ago called Super Imperialism.

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