Add Salvador Allende, directly or indirectly.
On 8/28/11 12:02 AM, "Carrol Cox" <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>Consider the number of unambiguously _non_tyrannical, democratically
>eleced presidents who ended up dead, in prison for life, or in exile
>because they displeased the U.S. -- i.e., they were loyal to their own
>people rather than to EXXON, United Fruit, etc.
>Here's a quick list. I'm sure others could be added.
>Lumumba. Mossedegh. Arbenz. Juan Bosch. Aristide. Manuel Zelaya.
>Now, of course, the "loyalty" demanded is not so much to one
>corporation or one nation as to international capital. (It's called a
>"friendly climate for business.") See Ellen Meiksins Wood, _Empire of