15.11.2012 @ BBC
We post this article under Culture and Violet, for we consider it perfectly exemplifies some violet qualities real leaders should have. Humbleness is a true violet quality (as opposed to fake humbleness which is a gold story), and service too; and Jose Mujica is a great example for both.
It’s a common grumble that politicians’ lifestyles are far removed from those of their electorate. Not so in Uruguay. Meet the president – who lives on a ramshackle farm and gives away most of his pay.