Saturday, 29 June 2013

a multipolar world (feisty)

Why Ecuador would be an ideal refuge for Edward Snowden


Mark Weisbrot is co-director of the Centre for Economic and Policy Research, in Washington, DC. 

He is also co-writer of Oliver Stone's documentary South of the Border.

There's a revolution underway in South America, but most of the world doesn't know it. Oliver Stone sets out on a road trip across five countries to explore the social and political movements as well as the mainstream media's misperception of South America while interviewing seven of its elected presidents. In casual conversations with Presidents Hugo Chávez (Venezuela), Evo Morales (Bolivia), Lula da Silva (Brazil), Cristina Kirchner (Argentina), as well as her husband and ex-President Nėstor Kirchner, Fernando Lugo (Paraguay), Rafael Correa (Ecuador), and Raúl Castro (Cuba), Stone gains unprecedented access and sheds new light upon the exciting transformations in the region.

Film South of the Border was co-written by Tariq Ali

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South of the Border
Release Date: 2009   Duration: 102 min
South of the Border is a 2009 documentary film directed by Oliver Stone. The documentary premiered at the 2009 Venice Film Festival. Writer for the project Tariq Ali calls the documentary "a political road movie". Stone stated that he hopes the film will help people better understand a leader who is wrongly ridiculed "as a strongman, as a buffoon, as a clown." The film has Stone and his crew...  MORE

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