Book Review on Bolivia – Dispersing Power: Social Movements as Anti-State Forces

September 17, 2010 Dawn Paley 0

In his first book translated to English, veteran Uruguayan journalist and scholar Raúl Zibechi draws on the Aymara city of El Alto in Bolivia as source of inspiration and possibility, a unique example among the many important popular and Indigenous struggles unfolding throughout Latin America. He offers an in-depth exploration and analysis of the many possibilities of movement building that  exist outside of leftist organizing oriented towards taking state power.


Mexico: Requiem for Triquis

September 17, 2010 Nancy Davies 0

In order for the governor of Oaxaca to present a successful Grito in observance of the 200th anniversary of Mexico’s revolt against Spanish rule, the Oaxaca zócalo was protected by almost 2,000 armed men, state and local police, who set up iron fences to keep out any trouble. […]

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