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The other superpower?

"I'm so honored to be alive at such a miraculous time in history. I'm so moved by what's going on in our world today."

This was 2003. The words were those of -- the other one, the one from Costa Rica, former assistant secretary general of the United Nations -- who was speaking just after George W. Bush invaded Iraq, to the horror and outrage of most of Planet Earth. Millions of people took to the streets, in the U.S. and around the world, to protest the invasion. Muller called this movement "the

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