Thursday, 7 March 2013

yes we are the people: folk hero dies

“There is something beautiful in seeing the poor accept their lot, to suffer it like Christ's Passion. The world gains much from their suffering" ~ Mother Theresa/DJ

...poverty lessened significantly during Chavez's time in office, and as Bloomberg Business News noted..., "Venezuela has the lowest level of inequality in Latin America and the Caribbean, according to the United Nations." 
~ Hugo Chavez Obituary/CBC

Yes we are the People, running in the race, buying up the bargains in the old marketplace
 ~ Stompin' Tom Connors, The Consumer

folk hero dies
Stompin’ Tom Connors: Canadian country-folk legend dies at age 77 /OC

Venezuela's Hugo Chavez dies after 2-year battle with cancer /UOD

Les côtés ténébreux de Mère Teresa abstract in French & English, Sage Journals: Studies in Religion 

Also see Venezuela slams Harper/NP
+  Belen Fernandez' opinion piece/AJ, Chavez's 'polarizing' death

Aboriginal prison population [in Canada] has jumped [50%] in 10 years

Assignment: compare the cumulative impacts of two recent or current rulers of democracies in the Americas (Canada, Venezuela). Answer this question: who are "the people"?

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