Today, President Barack Obama travelled to Argentina to speak with the country’s new President Mauricio Macri.
Marci just concluded a deal paying off US vulture fund operator Paul Singer, a $2.5 billion pay-out which the Argentine government described as “extortion.”
The story of Argentina versus Singer, aka The Vulture, looms hugely over the US Presidential election. As Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton attempted to prevent Singer from collecting this “extortion” pay-off from Argentina. Singer, the top donor to the Republican Party, is fuming.
To get the story, listen to Greg Palast on Loud & Clear, where Palast explains to host Brian Becker the intricacies of the vulture fund deal and the little known effect on the US elections.
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In 2016 Greg Palast will be releasing his new feature length documentary The Best Democracy Money Can Buy-A Tale of Billionaires and Ballot Bandits, which includes Paul The Vulture Singer.
Greg Palast is the author of several New York Times bestsellers including The Best Democracy Money Can Buy and Billionaires & Ballot Bandits, Armed Madhouse and the highly acclaimed Vultures’ Picnic.
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