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Dancing with Dynamite Book Review: The Future of Latin America’s Leftist Movements PDF Print E-mail
Written by Kari Lydersen   
Tuesday, 12 October 2010 16:20

What happens after you win? That is, as fearless grassroots social movements have brought leftist, pro-worker parties to power in one after another Latin American country during the past decade, how do these movements maintain true democracy and commitment to the rights of the marginalized once faced with the challenge of a neoliberal global economy?

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The New Migration Law: Mexico’s Continuing Failure to Protect Migrants PDF Print E-mail
Written by John Washington   
Tuesday, 22 May 2012 15:43

In the last century and a half since the Decreto sobre Extranjería, in both the United States and Mexico, migrants have been wanted, put to work, granted amnesty, hated, oppressed, expulsed, and just about everything in between. The only thing that has remained constant has been the migrants. They keep moving. And the trend, on behalf of both the U.S. and Mexican governments, has been to pass legislation, including those laws that purport to protect, that makes migrants vulnerable.

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Fear and Loathing in Bolivia: New Constitution, Polarization PDF Print E-mail
Written by Benjamin Dangl   
Thursday, 03 January 2008 06:27
Right & Left Confront at Blockade
Right & Left Confront at Blockade
"Let's go unblock the road, compañeros!" a man in an old baseball cap yells as he joins a group of people hauling rocks and tires from a central intersection in Cochabamba. This group of students and union activists are mobilizing against a civic strike led by middle class foot soldiers of the Bolivian right. These actions in the street are part of a political roller coaster which is dramatically changing Bolivia as it enters the new year.
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Stop Ascendant Copper in Ecuador PDF Print E-mail
Written by Carlos Zorrilla   
Wednesday, 13 June 2007 16:21

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Goldcorp Inc. & The Danger of Democracy PDF Print E-mail
Written by Grahame Russell   
Monday, 23 June 2008 09:28
ImageIn unison, hundreds of Mayan Mam community leaders raised their hands in the Gimnasio Municipal (municipal gym) of San Miguel Ixtahuacan (SMI), Guatemala on April 30. These hundreds of raised hands indicated a "yes" vote for the municipality of SMI to hold a legally binding community consultation concerning whether or not to permit mining.
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