Savage Capitalism in Latin America

Despite the fact that much of the article — including the last sentence (not quoted here) of the below paragraph — and its author’s policy prescriptions are harmful to workers, here’s a good snippet:

At the turn of the century, parts of Latin America suffered the kind of backlash against globalisation that now affects Europe and the United States. The likes of the Kirchners and Venezuela’s Hugo Chávez railed against “neoliberalism” and “savage capitalism”, by which they meant the free trade and free markets that underlie globalisation.

Of growth and globalisation.” The Economist, 24 SEP 2016.

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