Articles by Justin Podur

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When Economists Try to Solve Health Crises, the Results Can Often Be Disastrous
Justin Podur | Independent Media Institute - TRANSCEND Media Service, 30 Mar 2020

27 Mar 2020 – Classical economics helped kill millions in the British Empire’s famines—following economic orthodoxy today could be just as deadly.

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Imagining a Free Palestine Should Be Commonplace—That’s Why I Wrote the Novel ‘Siegebreakers’
Justin Podur | Independent Media Institute – TRANSCEND Media Service, 26 Aug 2019

The siege of Gaza is crushing the people who live under it, and it is crushing all of our imaginations. I wrote Siegebreakers because I can’t liberate Gaza or Palestine, but I can dream about it. I wanted it to be a proximate dream, a dream of the next step from now, not a distant dream that depends on too many unpredictable things going right.

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Why It’s so Hard for Most Countries to Be Economically Independent from the West—Look No Further than Brazil
Justin Podur | Independent Media Institute – TRANSCEND Media Service, 17 Dec 2018

Western countries insist both on “free trade” with poor countries and farm subsidies for themselves.

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The Carnage of Demonetisation in India
Justin Podur - teleSUR, 26 Dec 2016

People have already died from Modi’s sudden assault on 80 percent of India’s economy.

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Haiti 101 Years after US Invasion, Still Resisting Domination
Justin Podur – teleSUR, 1 Aug 2016

28 Jul 2016 – The U.S. invaded and occupied Haiti 101 years ago today, and remained there for 19 years. Accomplishments of the occupation include raiding the Haitian National Bank, re-instituting slave labor, establishing the hated National Guard, and getting a 25-year contract for the U.S. corporation, United Fruit.

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Justin Podur – Znet, 26 Jan 2010

Everyone agrees that the Haiti earthquake is a serious situation. Serious enough for the US to send thousands of Marines, to take over the airport, to suspend Haiti’s sovereignty and take over the operation. Serious enough to unify the bitter partisan divide and put Bush, Clinton, and Obama together to raise funds. Serious enough for […]

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