Updates on parallel declines of UK and US capitalisms; denials
of their systemic problems worsens them. Longer segments on (1)
political economy of immigration, and (2) why the basic problem of
Central and South America is 2-3 centuries of capitalism producing
and reproducing extreme inequality, staggering poverty, and corrupt
government elites. That is the crucial context for the Cuban and
Venezuelan efforts, however imperfect and against US opposition, to
break out of that capitalism.