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Leftism in South America
Leftism in South America
Leftism in South America
Leftism in South America
Leftism in South America
Leftism in South America
Leftism in South America
Leftism in South America
Leftism in South America
Leftism in South America
Leftism in South America
Leftism in South America
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Leftism in South America

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Short descriptive ppts showing the various leftist governments in south america, with short introduction on what is Leftism

Short descriptive ppts showing the various leftist governments in south america, with short introduction on what is Leftism

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  • 1. Introduction
  • 2. Left-Wing Politics A position that accepts or supports SOCIAL EQUALITY • Often in opposition to social hierarchy and social ineqauality Revolves around the Concern for the following: • The Disadvantage relative to others • And the unjustified inequalities that needs to be abolished
  • 3. Beginnings French Parliament Monarchy Left & Right Generally opposed the Monarchy and Supported the revolution Supported the Old Regime Traditional in keeping the King French Revolution (1789-1799)
  • 4. Over the Course of time Left Transformed Socialism, Communism and Anarchism Civil rights movements, Anti-War, Environment French Revolution Twentieth Century
  • 5. The Two-Party System • Left and Right now used as labels for two different parties • The extension of “Left-wing” to refer to whole Parties • Democratic party in the US • Labour Party in the UK
  • 6. Pink Tide or Turn to the Left The increasing influence of Left- wing politics in Latin America in the 21st Century Pink Tide Nations
  • 7. • Nation: President • Cuba: Raul Castro • Venezuela: Nicolas Maduro • Chile: Michelle Bachelet • Brazil: Dilma Rouseff • Argentina: Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner • Dominican Rep.: Danilo Medina • Uruguay: Jose Mujica • Bolivia: Evo Morales • Honduras: Manuel Zelaya • Nicaragua: Daniel Ortega • Ecuador: Rafael Correa • Paraguay: Fernando Lugo • El Salvador: Mauricio Funes • Peru: Ollanta Humala 14 Nations that are Leftist
  • 8. Prominent Left-Wing Nations Cuba ChileVenezuela
  • 9. Cuba • Based on the 1992 constitution and the ideas of JOSE MARTI • Lead the charge for Social reformation, through Agrarian reforms and Health reforms • One of the world’s four remaining socialist states espousing communism • The other 3 being: China, Laos and Vietnam • Cuban Economy adheres to Socialist Principles • Planned Economy • On 1965 under Fidel Castro; the nation revived the Communist Party of Cuba • During its development in the 1990’s it was supported by other socialist nations such as China, Venezuela and Bolivia
  • 10. Venezuela Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela • Major Figure: Hugo Chavez Under his Bolivarian Revolution Venezuela created a new Constitution • The party formulated the following policies: • Redistribution of wealth, land reform, and democratization of economic activity
  • 11. • Republic of Chile • South America’s most stable and prosperous nations • Democracy returned after the fall of the military government of Augusto Pinochet Chile • Chile achieved economic success through economic liberalization and privatization combined with social reforms • 210% increase in social spending at low income sectors • The Miracle of Chile

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