Upside Down: A Primer for the Looking-Glass World

Upside Down: A Primer for the Looking-Glass World

Eduardo Galeano


In a chain of mock lesson plans and a "program of research" Galeano offers an eloquent, passionate, humorous and stunning exposé of First international privileges and assumptions. From a grasp category in "The Impunity of strength" to a seminar on "The Sacred Car"―with information alongside the way in which on "How to withstand dead Vices" and a statement of the "The correct to Rave"―he surveys an international erratically divided among abundance and deprivation, carnival and torture, energy and helplessness.

We have authorised a "reality" we should always reject, he writes, one the place poverty kills, individuals are hungry, machines are extra beneficial than people, and kids paintings from darkish to darkish. within the North, we're ate up a nutrition of synthetic desire and all made an identical by means of issues we personal; the South is the galley slave allowing our greed.

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