(Amazon Create Space, 2016)
To the extent that U.S. media covers Ukraine at all, outlets tend to focus on “what’s good” for “the west” and how “we” can outflank Vladimir Putin. But just what do Ukrainians themselves think about politics? From watching the talking heads on CNN, you wouldn’t really know.
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Acting as the planet’s air conditioner, the rainforest sucks up millions of tons of greenhouse gases and stores them safely out of the atmosphere. South America's deforestation threatens to unleash a kind of “carbon bomb”. Therefore, the fate of the planet depends on our response to environmental problems within the southern hemisphere.
Kozloff discusses the hot-button issues of energy integration, free trade agendas, culture wars and South America's emerging role as a new political bloc, and how these tectonic political shifts will affect the United States.
Audacious, provocative, and bombastic, few world politicians are as colorful as Hugo Chávez. As Venezuela gains importance as the fifth largest oil exporter in the world, this firebrand leader is quickly moving to the public spotlight by uniting much of South America against the Bush administration and wielding oil as a "geopolitical weapon."