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Eduardo Galeano

Storyteller for the Planet: Playing 'the Beautiful Game' on the Page

Tom Engelhardt | Posted 06.30.2013 | Books
Tom Engelhardt

As a writer you've never felt cowed by categories or hesitated to merge journalism, history, scholarship, and the thrilling feel of fiction, of recreating other worlds so intensely that we seem to inhabit them ourselves.

Hugo Chávez and Victor Hugo

Norman MacAfee | Posted 05.08.2013 | World
Norman MacAfee

I knew that Gore had seen the musical of Les Misérables with his sister, who was dying of cancer. I knew that Chávez's favorite book was Les Misérables. So I put the two men together.

Brazilian Indians Protest Invasion Of Their Lands

AP | Posted 12.04.2012 | World

BRASILIA, Brazil -- Brazilian Indians are demanding the swift demarcation of their tribal lands, which they say are being invaded by loggers and ranch...

The Film También la Lluvia (Even the Rain

Terence Clarke | Posted 05.01.2012 | Entertainment
Terence Clarke

In most of the countries of Central and South America, some version of The Conquest is still going on. A recent dramatic film También la Lluvia (Even the Rain) takes a unique view of this.

The Beautiful Game, a Beautiful Cause: Why I Root for Argentina

Dave Zirin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Dave Zirin

In a modern world of robotic stratagems, they play with the wicked grace of decades past. Given that success breeds imitators, I would argue that it's in the interest of international soccer to see Argentina take it all the way.

Sales Soar Of Book Chavez Gave Obama

ABC News | Jake Tapper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Just after Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez gave President Obama a present this morning of a book that criticizes the role of the United States in Lat...