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New article: “The Philanthropic Ogre.” Rafael Rivero’s article “El Ogro Filantrópico” was published in the Venezuelan magazine Exceso in March 1994. It is one of the most revealing articles to be published in the Venezuelan media about José Antonio Abreu, El Sistema’s founder. Read on here… 

See also: Fake news? El Sistema and the IDB launch their study

And IDB study sheds doubt on El Sistema’s claims of social inclusion and transformation

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I am in the process of closing my other website, tocarypensar.com. A complete archive of my English posts is now available on this website at El Sistema blog, and I am in the process of archiving the Spanish posts at El Sistema blog en español. Future posts will be available here on geoffbakermusic.wordpress.com.