Pirates of the Caribbean: Axis of Hope

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Verso, 2008 - 308 pages
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The Bolivarian revolution in Venezuela has brought Hugo Chávez to worldattention as the foremost challenger of the neoliberal consensus andAmerican foreign policy. Drawing on first-hand experience of Venezuelaand meetings with Chávez, Tariq Ali shows how Chávez's views havepolarized Latin America and examines the hostility directed against hisadministration. Contrasting the Cuban and Venezuelan revolutionaryprocesses, Ali discusses the enormous influence of Fidel Castro onChávez, President of Bolivia Evo Morales and, in this fully updatededition, the newly elected President of Ecuador Rafael Correa, thelatest addition to the “Axis of Hope.” Infused with references to theculture and poetry of South America, Pirates of the Caribbean guides us through a world divided between privilege and poverty, a continent that is once again on the march.

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Avis d'utilisateur  - Kim - Goodreads

Like so much leftist writing, the bombastic rhetoric obstructs some meaningful messages. The final ten pages previous to the Bolivar section are very good and the Bolivar material caused me to want to read more about that period and him. Consulter l'avis complet

Review: Pirates of the Caribbean: Axis of Hope

Avis d'utilisateur  - Umer Iftikhar - Goodreads

A definite read . Consulter l'avis complet

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Imperial Vapours
35
The Fierce Bull and the Cunning Donkeys
51
Bolivia Again
91
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À propos de l'auteur (2008)

Tariq Ali is a writer and filmmaker. He has written more than a dozen books on world history and politics-including Pirates of the Caribbean , Bush in Babylon , The Clash of Fundamentalisms and The Obama Syndrome -as well as five novels in his Islam Quintet series and scripts for the stage and screen. He is an editor of the New Left Review and lives in London.

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