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And the Money Kept Rolling In (and Out) Wall Street, the IMF, and the Bankrupting of Argentina by Paul Blustein

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[ CHAPTER 1 ]
Globalization’s Big Bust
THE COLLAPSE of the Argentine economy, which commenced a couple of weeks after the withdrawal of the IMF mission in early December 2001, was one of the most spectacular in modern history. Partly, this was because of the manner in which the country descended into anarchy. First came the scenes of people thronging the Plaza de Mayo banging pots and pans, and mobs looting shops and sacking government buildings all over the country, resulting in so much mayhem (including the deaths of more than two dozen people) that President de la Rúa was forced to resign on December 21. Then came the tragicomic spectacle of a succession of five presidents taking office over a mere ten days, ending on New Year’s Day of 2002 ...

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