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e-THOUGHT
VOLUME 16, NUMBER 2 (JULY - DECEMBER, 2015)

In this issue:

GREAT AND INSPIRING PROGRESSIVE LEADERS



ďA saint is a sinner who keeps on trying." (Nelson Mandela)

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Articles & Videos

Michelle Bachelet of Chile
Former Chilean political exile who became President

Michelle Bachelet (2)
Conversation with Bachelet

Rafael Correa of Ecuador (PhD in Economics from the U of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
Interview with Julian Assange

Evo Morales of Bolivia
Interview with Al-Jazeera

Jose Mujica of Uruguay
The Poorest President

Lula da Silva of Brazil
Former shoeshine boy and trade union leader

Clement Attlee of Britain
Established the NHS and the British Welfare State

Nelson Mandela of South Africa
Father of the Rainbow Nation

Julius Nyerere of Tanzania
The Mwalimu

Alexander Dubcek of Czechoslovakia (Czech Republic)
Prague Spring

Dubcek, Prague Spring>
Freedom in Czechoslovakia

Intellectual Debates

Economics students demand more relevance in what they learn
Challenging neo-classical economics

Chuckles

Limerick about himself (by one of the greatest British Prime Ministers of the 20th Century, Clement Attlee)

Few thought he was even a starter
There were many who thought themselves smarter
But he ended a PM
CH and OM
An earl and a Knight of the Garter