Pirates Of The Caribbean: Axis Of Hope by Tariq AliPirates Of The Caribbean: Axis Of Hope by Tariq Ali

Pirates Of The Caribbean: Axis Of Hope

byTariq Ali

Hardcover | December 17, 2006

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Since 1998, the Bolivarian revolution in Venezuela has brought Hugo Chavez to world attention as the foremost challenger of the neoliberal consensus and American foreign policy. While Chavez’s radical social-democratic reforms have brought him worldwide acclaim among the poor, he has attracted intense hostility from Venezuelan elites and Western governments.

Drawing on first-hand experience of Venezuela and meetings with Chavez, Tariq Ali shows how Chavez’s views have polarized Latin America and examines the hostility directed against his administration. Ali discusses the enormous influence of Fidel Castro on both Chavez and Evo Morales, the newly-elected President of Bolivia, and contrasts the Cuban and Venezuelan revolutionary processes.

Pirates of the Caribbean guides us through a world divided between privilege and poverty, a continent that is once again on the march.
Tariq Ali is a writer and filmmaker. He has written more than a dozen books on world history and politics—including Pirates of the Caribbean, Bush in Babylon, The Clash of Fundamentalisms and The Obama Syndrome—as well as five novels in his Islam Quintet series and scripts for the stage and screen. He is an editor of the New Left Revie...
Title:Pirates Of The Caribbean: Axis Of HopeFormat:HardcoverDimensions:244 pages, 8.6 × 5.56 × 0.9 inPublished:December 17, 2006Publisher:Verso BooksLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:184467102X

ISBN - 13:9781844671021

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Editorial Reviews

“Tariq Ali, the Johnny Depp of international comment, sails out in this little barque ... to assault the top-heavy galleon Washington Consensus, as she labours leaking through the South Seas and the Spanish Main ...”—Spectator

“Exuberant and good to read.”—London Review of Books