Society is in movement, creating autonomously, and yet the State moves in and appropriates society for its own ends. This is one of the main ideas coming out of the talk that we had with Raúl Zibechi.
There are some things Goldcorp would probably rather forget about its San Martin mine in Honduras. But Oneyda Velásquez can’t forget. She lives three kilometres from the mine site in the Siria Valley, Honduras.
Emerging as a complete surprise, the wave of massive demonstrations Brazil has been experiencing is undoubtedly the most serious movement of popular protests in the country since the dictatorship years.
Source: Democracy Now! Brazil is witnessing some of its largest protests in decades, after some 240,000 people protested Monday. Tens of thousands continue to take the streets. The demonstrations were initially sparked by an increase […]
(IPS) – The powerful tractors and other farm machinery that landowners recently used to block roads at a dozen points from north to south in Brazil illustrated the economic clout of big agriculture, which rose […]
Source: Al Jazeera Protesters clash with police even after two biggest cities reverse increase in bus and subway fares. Protesters in Brazil have continued to clash with police, even after authorities in two of the […]
If there is a sacred cow grazing in the fertile pasture of Mexican writing about the drug war, Los Señores del Narco is it. Written by investigative journalist Anabel Hernández and published in Mexico in 2010, it will come out this fall in English as Narcoland.
For more than 10 years the town of Los Caimanes in Northern Chile has sustained a struggle against the installation of a tailings-dam by Minera Los Pelambres, a subsidiary of Antofagasta Plc, serving nearby and expanding copper and gold mine. Resistance has brought residents into conflict with some of the widest-spanning economic interests in Chile: those of the oligarchic Luksic family. The case is part of a series of resource conflicts that have gained national attention.