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Issue No. 1941

illustraion by Leon Khun

illustraion by Leon Khun

“The tone is different, but the tune was the same.”
Republican Senator William Cohen on George Bush’s recent visit to Europe

“So, if not capitalism, then what? I have no doubt, it’s socialism.”
Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez

“The only destabiliser here is George Bush. He’s the big destabiliser in the world, he’s the threat.”
Hugo Chavez

“There is a growing consensus against the way the United States is using its power.”
Marta Lagos director of a Chilean polling firm, on the attitudes of Chileans towards the US

“What I see happening now in Iraq is the potential drift towards warlordism.”
Larry Diamond a former adviser to the Coalition Provisional Authority on the militias in Iraq

“The recent Orange Book from the still too small free market wing of the party suggests a move in the right direction, as does the appointment of the sensible Vincent Cable as shadow chancellor.”
Samuel Brittan one of the architects of Thatcher’s neo-liberal assault in the 1980s, on why he will vote for the Lib Dems

“The organised anti-war movement took a year off in 2004 out of deference to John Kerry. It didn’t want to upset his freedom to mimic Bush... The whole anti-war movement is coming back into action.”
Ralph Nader former US presidential candidate on the anti-war movement in the US

“If he can’t shift attention from domestic issues by starting a war, another war, he does it by pushing for changes which will never see the light of day.”
Ralph Nader on George Bush’s social security plans

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Sat 5 Mar 2005, 00:00 GMT
Issue No. 1941
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