'Intelligent discontent is the mainspring of civilization.' -- Eugene V. Debs

Saturday, April 12, 2008

The Israel of Latin America (Part 3) 

From ow over at the Oil Wars blog, a frightening list of labor activists killed in Colombia in 2006. The list for 2007 has yet to be compiled, but it is projected to be worse. But, of course, it's Hugo Chavez and those crazy Venezuelans next door who are the problem as far as the US is concerned. Exterminating the left in Colombia is acceptable, but asserting control of steel and cement production most assuredly is not.

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