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The Regime Change Efforts Of Federally-Backed Corporate Libertarians

While libertarians are typically known for their opposition to foreign intervention, a recent exposé published by The Intercept showed that libertarians are quietly engaging in missions–with assistance from the federal and corporate partners–to foment regime change throughout the world. “When there is an opening, you have a crisis, and there is some demand for change, you have people who are trained to push for certain policies,” Atlas Network president Alejandro Chafuen said. “And in our case, we tend to favor to private solutions to public problems.” Chafuen has been hard at work remaking politics throughout Latin America, where socialism has waned in recent years. He has many successes to point towards including Argentinian ministers, Bolivian senators, and a “Free Brazil Movement” that was largely responsible for disposing socialist president Dilma Rousseff. While all of this may seem terrific from a libertarian perspective, the fact that the Atlas Network is a long-time partner of the federal government should raise some eyebrows. Since the 1980’s, the Atlas Network has been hand-in-hand with… Keep Reading

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