The last 15 years have seen many lasting progressive changes in South America thanks to leftist presidents and social movements. It’s been clear for a while, however, that in many cases so-called progressive governments have […]
Source: Resumenlatinoamericano.org Translated by Gerard Coffey, Lalineadefuego. Given that the cycle of Latin American progressive politics (progresisimo) appears to be coming to an end, it seems the right time to develop an in-depth analysis of […]
August 27th will forever be a historic day in the minds of Guatemalans. Well over 100,000 people took to the streets across Guatemala in a day of national stoppage to demand the resignation of President Otto Pérez Molina, and to demand the delay of upcoming elections.
Source: Truthout In an effort to make way for new investment projects, the Brazilian government and transnational corporations have been taking over ancestral indigenous lands, triggering a rise in murders of indigenous people in Brazil. […]
Source: Latin America in Movement The Vice-President of Bolivia has opened an interesting reflection on what is happening, on everyday politics. The much-announced economic deceleration of 2014-2015 has arrived with the foreseen signs of social […]
Source: Jacobin Left and indigenous forces in Ecuador are attempting to create an alternative to both Rafael Correa and the Right. On August 13, an indigenous march and people’s strike converged on the Andean city […]
Source: International Cry On August 19, members of the People’s Guarani Assembly of Takova Mora blocked a main highway in the Chaco region of Bolivia demanding their right to free, prior and informed consent regarding […]
Source: Roar Magazine Despite being continents apart, the struggles of the Kurds and Zapatistas share a similar purpose: to resist capitalism, liberate women and build autonomy. Power to the people can only be put into […]