Posted previously on October 31, 2006 on my old blog.
This video may contain images depicting the reality and horror of war/violence and should only be viewed by a mature audience.
In 1979, the Sandinistas won a popular revolution in Nicaragua, putting an end to decades of the corrupt US-backed Somoza dictatorship. They based their reformist ideology on that of the English Co-operative Movement, but was to prove too ‘radical’ for the Reagan administration.
In this film, Pilger describes the achievements of the Sandinistas and their “threat of a good example”.
Watch on Vimeo for free.