Hugo Chavez http://kgou.org en World Views: March 8, 2013 http://kgou.org/post/world-views-march-8-2013 <p></p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">University of Oklahoma comparative political scientist&nbsp;</span><a href="http://faculty-staff.ou.edu/K/Charles.D.Kenney-1/" style="line-height: 1.5;" target="_blank">Charles Kenney</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;looks at the death and legacy of Venezuelan President Hugo&nbsp;</span>Chávez<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, and&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.climate.org/about/topping-bio.html" style="line-height: 1.5;" target="_blank">John Topping</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, the President and CEO of the&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.climate.org/" style="line-height: 1.5;" target="_blank">Climate Institute</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, discusses climate change, the Arctic, and international security.</span></p><p> Tue, 12 Mar 2013 17:11:34 +0000 Brian Hardzinski, Suzette Grillot, Rebecca Cruise & Joshua Landis 1684 at http://kgou.org World Views: March 8, 2013 Chávez Legacy Polarizing, But Politically Empowering http://kgou.org/post/ch-vez-legacy-polarizing-politically-empowering <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">World leaders, athletes, and left-wing celebrities were among those who attended Friday's funeral in Caracas for Venezuelan President Hugo </span>Chávez<span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span></p><p>"He produced in people profound feelings of love, affection, and loyalty, and of rejection and hate," said <a href="http://faculty-staff.ou.edu/K/Charles.D.Kenney-1/" target="_blank">Charles Kenney</a>, a University of Oklahoma comparative political scientist and an expert on Latin American democratization. "So for those who loved him, this is a very sorrowful time, and he is indeed, I think, seen as a martyr-like figure."</p><p> Fri, 08 Mar 2013 20:57:47 +0000 Brian Hardzinski, Suzette Grillot & Rebecca Cruise 1462 at http://kgou.org Chávez Legacy Polarizing, But Politically Empowering