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Eduardo Galeano: A Visit to Heaven and Hell

Mapping Planet Earth

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Eduardo Galeano: Fidel

Except from Eduardo Galeano’s book “Espejos”

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Eduardo Galeano: I Read and I Share

In the same way, the manifesto of the representatives of Mexican culture was pronounced, and it warned: “The rulers have lost control of fear; the rage they have unleashed is turning back against them”

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Eduardo Galeano: Century of Disaster

The following passages are excerpted from Eduardo Galeano’s history of humanity, Mirrors

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Eduardo Galeano: If I Were Palestinian

Since 1948, the Palestinians have been condemned to live in never-ending humiliation

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Eduardo Galeano: “The World Turns Around a Spinning Ball”

Choreographed war and other aspects of the world’s greatest game

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Eduardo Galeano: Iraq Invades the United States

The following passages are excerpted from Eduardo Galeano’s new book, Children of the Days: A Calendar of Human History (Nation Books). The Day Mexico Invaded the United States (March 9) On this early morning in 1916, Pancho Villa crossed the border with his horsemen, set fire to the city of Columbus, killed several soldiers, nabbed a few Read more…

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Eduardo Galeano: The Life and Death of Words, People, and Even Nature

[The following passages are excerpted from Eduardo Galeano’s new book, Children of the Days: A Calendar of Human History (Nation Books).] Memory on Legs (January 3) On the third day of the year 47 BC, the most renowned library of antiquity burned to the ground. After Roman legions invaded Egypt, during one of the battles waged by Read more…

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Eduardo Galeano: “Two Centuries of Workers’ Conquests, Cast Into a Dustbin”

From his usual table at Café Brasilero downtown, leaving the cold weather of southern winter outside its large window, Eduardo Galeano insists that "the grandeur of humanity lies in small things, quotidian things, done every day, what's done by the nameless without knowing that they are doing it."  So, his answers mingle with episodes from Read more…

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Eduardo Galeano: I Hate to Bother You

(Aug 13) — I’d like to share with you some questions–some flies that keep buzzing in my head. Is justice right side up?   Has world justice been frozen in an upside-down position?    The shoe-thrower of Iraq, the man who hurled his shoes at Bush, was condemned to three years in prison. Doesn’t he Read more…

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