It looks like the US senate is about to make the global economic downturn worse…with your tax dollars. On this edition of Portside, Burt Cohen first talks with economist Mark Weisbrot about the plan to slip over a hundred billion of our dollars to the International Monetary Fund. And on the second half, Burt talks with author Paula Crossfield about why she says unfettered capitalism is bad for your diet and America’s health.

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