Sergio: A Must-See Documentary

Published on Huffington Post, by Arianna Huffington, January 9, 2010.

This week I wrote about our latest Book Club pick, Shadow Elite, which documents the poisonous effect the rise of a “transnational” class of elites has had on our democracy. Today I want to give you an antidote: Sergio is a powerful and deeply moving documentary I recently saw that tracks the remarkable life – and tragic death in Iraq at the hands of a suicide bomber – of UN envoy Sergio de Mello, one of the greatest (albeit least heralded) peacemakers of the 20th century … (full text).

The book: Chasing the Flame, Sergio Vieira de Mello and the Fight to Save the World (Hardcover), by Samanta Power.

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