[Marxism] WikiLeaks shows US fought Correa on behalf of big business

Stuart Munckton stuartmunckton at gmail.com
Mon Sep 29 05:12:57 MDT 2014


Cables from the first term of Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa show how
the US sought to defend the interests of US companies in Ecuador, and
protect the position of foreign investors in general.

Moves against the power of transnational corporations by Correa's
government, first elected in 2006, were seen as attempts to increase
control over the economy, which the US government views as the domain of
private interests.

https://www.greenleft.org.au/node/57445

[Part six of seven-part series

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“Disobedience, in the eyes of anyone who has read history, is humanity’s
original virtue. It is through disobedience that progress has been made,
through disobedience and through rebellion.” — Oscar Wilde, Soul of Man
Under Socialism

“The free market is perfectly natural... do you think I am some kind of
dummy?” — Jarvis Cocker



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