Thursday, September 11, 2008

Evo Morales's 10 Commandments

A few months old, but worth re-printing here...

April 21, 2008

Speaking at the United Nations on the 21st of April, 2008, Bolivian president Evo Morales proposed 10 commandments to save the planet, life and humanity:

1. Acabar con el sistema capitalista
Putting an end to the capitalist system
2. Renunciar a las guerras
Renouncing wars
3. Un mundo sin imperialismo ni colonialismo
A world without imperialism or colonialism
4. Derecho al agua
Right to water
5. Desarrollo de energías limpias
Development of clean energies
6. Respeto a la madre tierra
Respect for Mother Earth
7. Servicios básicos como derechos humanos
Treat basic services as human rights
8. Combatir las desigualdades
Fighting inequalities
9. Promover la diversidad de culturas y economías
Promoting diversity of cultures and economies
10. Vivir bien, no vivir mejor a costa del otro
Living well, not living better at the expense of others

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