Interviews from Quito – Ignacio Ramonet

Today Gregory Wilpert interviews Ignacio Ramonet, the former editor of Le Monde Diplomatique and also the author of numerous books, including book-length interviews with Fidel Castro and Hugo Chavez and who has also written a lot on the mass media and the changing media landscape. The conversation begins with a discussion of methods being used … Continue reading

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Interviews from Quito – A subsidy for the 5 largest banks?

Today Gregory Wilpert interviews William Black, the author of The Best Way to Rob a Bank is to Own One. Black is an expert in financial regulation and currently an advisor of the Rafael Correa administration in Ecuador. But the conversation focuses on new attempts to totally do away with already weakened banking regulations in … Continue reading