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Eduardo Galeano: Not So Elementary, My Dear Watson

Eduardo Galeano tomdispatch.com
The Life and Death of Words, People, and Even Nature: From Walking Libraries and a God Named “Word” to What Sherlock Holmes Never Said. Passages excerpted from Eduardo Galeano’s new book, Children of the Days: A Calendar of Human History (Nation Books).

Cuba: Hell, Purgatory and Paradise

Frei Betto El Cohete
I do not wish the future of Cuba to be like the present of Brazil, Guatemala, Honduras or even Puerto Rico...The United States was never satisfied with having lost the Cuba subjected to its ambitions.

AMLO’s MORENA Wins the Mexican Midterms

Kurt Hackbarth Jacobin
Facing an alliance of right-wing parties, business associations, and US-backed institutions like the National Endowment for Democracy, Andrés Manuel López Obrador’s MORENA Party managed to retain its majority in Congress. A victory worth celebrating

Chileans Voted for an End to Neoliberalism

Pablo Abufom Jacobin
Ten days ago, the people of Chile voted for sweeping structural reform and an end to neoliberalism. It's one of the Left's biggest victories since the end of Augusto Pinochet's dictatorship.
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