Tuesday, July 19, 2011

Sandinista Revolution Remembered

In 1979, the Sandinistas won a popular revolution in Nicaragua, putting an end to decades of the corrupt US-backed Somoza dictatorship. They based their reformist ideology on that of the English Co-operative Movement, but was to prove too 'radical' for the Reagan administration.

In this film, John Pilger describes the achievements of the Sandinistas and their "threat of a good example"

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