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Add Salvador Allende, directly or indirectly.

Larry

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
>Capital_.
>
>Carrol