Dean Baker for Truthout: We now have good preliminary evidence that the investment boom exists only in the realm of political propaganda.
"In country after country, what people were saying is that we need to invest in our children, in our elderly, and in health care and education and environmental protection," he said.
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Alexander Main is the senior associate for international policy at the Center for Economic and Policy Research (CEPR), with a focus on US foreign policy toward Latin America and the Caribbean.