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Eduardo Galeano 1940-2015: Presente

  • April 16, 2015
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I was sorry to hear of the death of Eduardo Galeano   this week.       There was a time when he had a big impact on my own political formation and my own understanding of history.   I first read Open Veins of Latin America sometime in the late 70s when I...

Chavez’s Folly

  • March 07, 2013
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There’s a remarkable take on Hugo Chavez by the Associated Press, which says a great deal about the dysfunctional world we inhabit in the early 21st century,   and the essential priorities of the global elites who run it.     Commenting on Chavez’s legacy and achievements, the AP business reporter Pamela Sampson observes that:


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