Usually when you think of an economist you may think of an Economics 101 class with lots of math and a teacher who might have been distracted, not very coherent but relatively harmless. You may also suspect that these economists are employed by capitalists to justify their economic policies. This article (and movie) shows that economists are employed as Hit Men overseas to convert the heathens to market fundamentalism. This is the case of Chile during the Allende years. Could these hit men be operating now in South America to stem the socialist “pink-tide” there?
Read and watch Portside here