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Liberia; Plenty “Democracy”, No Electricity

Liberians asking for more social justice and an improved standard of living

By Thomas C. Mountain,

While Liberia could afford an election in which the President Ellen Johnson ran unopposed, the people of the country have neither electricity or running water.

Long the golden girl of the western banktatorships Ellen Johnson spent the year before her election in 2006 campaigning in Liberia while drawing a healthy salary and benefits package courtesy of the United Nations Development Program.  Continue reading Liberia; Plenty “Democracy”, No Electricity