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Articles by Eduardo Galeano

The realm of magic

Anything can happen in football, they say. Eduardo Galeano looks back on the World Cup and agrees.

  • August 11, 2010
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Pardon the disturbance

In an upside-down world, there are many questions to be asked, writes Eduardo Galeano.

  • July 1, 2009
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Israel's eternal impunity

To justify itself, state terrorism creates terrorists: it sows hatred and harvests alibis, writes Eduardo Galeano.

  • January 21, 2009
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Let us hope

Hope was a key word in the campaign of newly elected US President Barack Obama. Americans and citizens around the world were stirred by Obama’s oratorical prowess and his vision of change. Uruguayan writer Eduardo Galeano is optimistic.

  • November 14, 2008
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The Eighth Commandment – Lies

Lies, food & the poor by Eduardo Galeano

  • August 1, 2008
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Errant paradox

by Eduardo Galeano

  • May 1, 2008
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We are football

Uruguayans remain a ‘footballized’ people, according to Eduardo Galeano.

  • October 1, 2007
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Walls

The Berlin Wall was considered an outrage. But where, asks Eduardo Galeano, is the outrage at the other walls being erected around the world, in Israel, Western Sahara and the US?

  • November 1, 2006
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The second founding of Bolivia

Indigenous leader Evo Morales’ election victory continues to cause shockwaves around the world. Eduardo Galeano sees it as symbolizing the second founding of Bolivia.

  • April 1, 2006
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Prohibited items

Travelling through Honduras, El Salvador, Mexico and the US, Eduardo Galeano is searched for ‘prohibited items’.

  • January 1, 2006
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On football

The inimitable Eduardo Galeano offers his thoughts on football.

  • July 1, 2005
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The Waters of October

The wonder - and the water - of Uruguay’s first-ever Left election victory. Eduardo Galeano celebrates.

  • March 1, 2005
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Confessions of the Torturer

Torture is used not to protect people but to terrorize them. Eduardo Galeano examines its uses and abuses.

  • November 1, 2004
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The white curse

Eduardo Galeano on the white curse that has afflicted the terrible history of Haiti.

  • August 1, 2004
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Rainbow Warriors

Gays are the rainbow warriors, delivering some of the best news in human history, believes Eduardo Galeano.

  • May 1, 2004
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Odysseys

The 12th and final instalment of Eduardo Galeano’s Windows series: Odysseys.

  • February 1, 2004
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Cuba Hurts

Cuba hurts - and so does Eduardo Galeano, following the spate of executions and arrests in Havana.

  • July 1, 2003
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I’d like to know

Eduardo Galeano wonders what George Bush knows that we don’t.

  • May 1, 2003
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The have nots

Choosing a baby to die - and a map of buried treasure. Eduardo Galeano contemplates the have-nots in the 10th part of his Windows series.

  • December 1, 2002
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History

  • September 1, 2002
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Questions

Eternal questions from Eduardo Galeano in the latest instalment of his Windows series.

  • June 1, 2002
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The theatre of good & evil

In the Tragedy of Errors you can’t always tell the protagonists apart, says Eduardo Galeano.

  • November 1, 2001
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Together

Death makes us all naked and equal, says Eduardo Galeano in his fifth ‘Windows’ instalment.

  • June 1, 2001
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Betrayal and promise

Pre-millennial blues are understandable given the state we’re in, says Eduardo Galeano. But there’s plenty of hope of redemption out there if only you will look.

  • January 1, 1999
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