Tues 11.10.09| The New Right in Central America; Roots of the Meltdown

In the 1980s, the emergent US New Right took shape on the battleground of Central America, bringing together secular free-marketers and evangelical Christians in an unholy alliance. Historian Greg Grandin talks about the ideology of US neo-conservatism in Central America, while David McNally speaks about the offensive of neoliberalism and the roots of the current financial meltdown.

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