Thursday, August 19, 2010

Link of the Day, Aug 19 2010: Nearly two centuries after it won nominal independence and Washington declared it a backyard, Latin America is standing up, writes Seumas Milne in The Guardian, London.
The tide of progressive change that has swept the continent for the past decade has brought to power a string of social democratic and radical socialist governments that have attacked social and racial privilege, rejected neoliberal orthodoxy and challenged imperial domination of the region. Now, elections in Venezuela and Brazil are putting recent advances to the test. Under Obama United States policies have not changed, he writes.

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