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Connexions: Volume 7, Number 1 - March 1982
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Crisis and Coup in Ecuador: Against The Current vol. 87
Meisch, Lynn A.
On January 21, 2000, for the first time since the Spanish conquest of Ecuador in A.D. 1533-34, indigenous people briefly -- very briefly -- ruled the country as part of a triumvirate. Frustrated by ov...
Democracy Against Politics: Against The Current vol. 136
Feinberg, Joseph Grim
“¡Que se vayan todos!” shouted rebellious crowds during the Argentine economic crisis of 2001, “Out with them all!” The call soon spread throughout Latin America: for a new politics without politician...
Empire, Religion and Liberation: Against The Current vol. 135
Webber, Jeffery R.
“At least 10 Palestinians were killed in Gaza on Sunday by Israeli fire,” today’s New York Times reports as I write this review, “bringing the number of Palestinians killed since Wednesday… to more th...
Latin America Revolution
Debray, Regis
Latin America The Liberation of Latin America: New Internationalist May 2003
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A look at the issues which have surrounded Latin America and what is changing.
The Meaning of Venezuela's Bolivarian Revolution: Against The Current vol. 113
Albo, Greg
A feature of revolutions is that they keep coming around in unexpected ways and in unexpected places. Who would have dared predict the eruption that was Seattle in November 1999, when the powers behi...
The New "Politics from Below": Book review of Raul Zibechi's "Territories in Resistance: A Cartography of Latin American Social Movements"
Quandt, Midge
Zibechi's "Territories in Resistance" centres on the practices in Latin American movements, such as the Zapatistas and the Landless Workers Movement, analysing their strengths and weaknesses over time...
A Painful Struggle for Renewal: Against The Current vol. 87
Feeley, Dianne
Twenty-one years after the Sandinista National Liberation Front's triumph of July 1979, and ten years since the FSLN government lost power in an electoral upset, Nicaragua's political and economic pic...
The Politics of Extractivism: Book Review of "Geopolítica de la Amazonía: Poder hacendal-patrimonial y acumulación capitalista" by Alvaro García Linera
Beaulieu, Devin; Postero, Nancy
García Linera's work is most certainly an expression of the dramatic changes in Bolivia and the "cultural and democratic revolution" Morales and his MAS party claim to have inaugurated.
Reactionary Tide in Latin America
Lowy, Michael
The oligarchic reaction against the leftist governments never ceased during the past 15 years, but now it has achieved some very substantial victories.
The rising repression of social protest in Latin America
Castro, Nazaret
On 17 October, 2017, the corpse of Santiago Maldonado appeared in the Chubut River. The young activist had been missing for 80 days. The suspense surrounding Maldonado’s whereabouts aroused a great se...
The Socialist Register 1967: Volume 4: A Survey of Movements & Ideas
Miliband, Ralph; Saville, John (eds.)
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Socialist Register 1996: Volume 32: Are There Alternatives?
Panitch, Leo (ed.)
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Thank God for the Revolution: A Journey through Central America
Coxsedge, Joan
Coxsedge compares daily life in Nicaragua after the revolution with El Salvador at that time, warning of the dangers to the region of US policies.

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