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Reflections: "Open Veins of Latin America"

December 1, 2016

Seven years ago this month, I finished reading Open Veins of Latin America:  Five Centuries of the Pillage of a Continent, by Eduardo Galeano.  1,734 more words

Venezuela needs help

How can a country potentially so rich be in such an appalling state? Venezuela has the world’s biggest oil reserves, and yet people are struggling to buy basics such as bread and medicines. 144 more words


No peacenik: Tom Hayden

As we saw yesterday, Sixties radical Tom Hayden, who died on October 23 and was remembered in one obituary after another as a champion of peace, was, in fact, the very opposite of a peacenik. 538 more words


Asner's Castro connection

Actor Ed Asner, who turns 87 today, has been a longtime fan of Fidel Castro, 90, and has been active in a number of organizations and campaigns designed to shore up the Castro dictatorship. 591 more words


The road to the White House runs through Latinolandia or not

Houston, TX November 5, 2016- As of this writing we are four days away from a historic election that will dramatically affect our lives for decades to come. 1,410 more words

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