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Land Redistribution in Bolivia

Alamo

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Land Redistribution in Bolivia
« on: June 13, 2006, 09:08:52 AM »
Two articles from different perspectives:

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/americas/5045424.stm

http://www.washtimes.com/world/20060613-123249-3197r.htm

The first gives a high-level overview of what Morales wants to accomplish; the second lionizes one of the wealthy landowners who's having her land redistributed.

What do you think?  Although I'm in favor of greater economic equality, Mugabe really messed up Zimbabwe with his land redistribution efforts, which he ended up re-redistributing later (Oops!  My bad!).  Do you think this can work?