Tuesday, May 01, 2007

The Return of the "Idiot", but is not the Prince Mischkin, it´s the "Perfect Latin American Idiot"

Source: O insurgente

Alvaro Vargas Llosa , on Latin America

Throughout the 20th century, Latin America’s populist leaders waved Marxist banners, railed against foreign imperialists, and promised to deliver their people from poverty. One after another, their ideologically driven policies proved to be sluggish and shortsighted. Their failures led to a temporary retreat of the strongman. But now, a new generation of self-styled revolutionaries is trying to revive the misguided methods of their predecessors

Source: oinsurgente.org

Viva la Revolución ?

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