It’s chilly here in New York so we’ve got the Caribbean on the brain. Actually, we’re just building on our money and power episodes and tying in lessons from our shows on Milton Friedman, Cuba and climate change. Because we can’t just sit on a beach sipping a frozen drink with an umbrella. But that’s why you love us. The United States didn’t invent colonialism in the Caribbean, we just perfected it. From wild tales of vigilante slave owning gold diggers and gunboat diplomacy to economic gangsterism and coerced trade agreements, the Caribbean has been the proving ground for neoliberalism.
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New Yorker: The Long Legacy of Occupation in Haiti
US News Beat: The Truth About Puerto Rico
Inter-American Development Bank: Climate Change in the Caribbean Small Island States
Samantha S. S. Chaitram: American Foreign Policy in the English-speaking Caribbean
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