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US vs Bolivia

Published: March 2, 2016, Author: JayTaber

Under Bolivia’s first indigenous president, the indigenous majority, plurinational state of Bolivia has made dramatic improvements in health, education and economic opportunity for its citizens. For a previously feudal society, where a few Spanish-descendant families basically owned the country, the socialist revolution has cut extreme poverty in half, nearly doubled the minimum salary, and tripled the healthcare budget, while maintaining the second lowest inflation rate in South America.

While this good news gives hope to keeping socialism alive, the United States government — through agencies like the NED and the CIA — continues financing the feudal opposition.

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Chief George Manuel Memorial Indigenous Library

The library is dedicated to the memory of Secwepemc Chief George Manuel (1921-1989), to the nations of the Fourth World and to the elders and generations to come.

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