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Two dispatches from South America show progress from (1) colonialism to (2) neocolonialism to (3) neocolonialism disguised as democracy to (4) democracy.
Greg Palast reports from Ecuador (Stage 3), ruthlessly exploited by & practically a colony of the World Bank and global financial institutions. John Pilger reports from Bolivia, which has recently and tentatively arrived at Stage 4. The US should be so fortunate!
We play selections (on Bolivia) from John Pilger's film, "War on Democracy," adapted to radio by Lyn Gerry for the Unwelcome Guests Collective (www.unwelcomeguests.net). Many thanks. KD reads passages on Ecuador from Greg Palast's book, Armed Madhouse.
This installment is a replay of NWN #71 (July, 2009).
New World Notes is produced under the auspices (Latin for "first floor") of WWUH-FM, a community service of that beacon of light in darkest Connecticut, the University of Hartford.
Music added: Chumbawamba, "The Bad Squire"; Sam Cooke, "A Change Is Gonna Come" (Pilger film theme-song)
More details, photos, great links, & other good stuff on the show's Web site: http://newworldnotes.blogspot.com
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