Category: South America

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Jérôme Roos: What Happens in Greece can transform Europe

If we do not take this struggle to the European level, if we confine ourselves to local communities or nation states, we ultimately leave this crucial terrain to the bankers and the bureaucrats

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Raul Zibechi: The “Citizen’s Revolution” vs Social Movements

The intent of Rafael Correa’s government to evict the principal indigenous organization from its building shows the contradictions of the “citizen’s revolution”

Jason O'Hara: Repression as big business in pre-Olympic Rio de Janeiro

Big bucks are to be made in hosting the 2014 World Cup and the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro — not least by repressing all voices of dissent

Patrick de Oliveira: The Paranoid Style in Brazilian Politics

The slow decline of the Brazilian Workers’ Party has emboldened the country’s growing right wing

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Marina Sitrin: Accountability for Murder When the State Fails

How HIJOS organized to break a social silence and hold the murderers of the Argentinean military dictatorship accountable

Various Contributors: Declaration of the Peoples Climate Summit

We shall continue to actively and permanently strengthen coordination of our struggles through 2015

Richard Fidler: Bolivia to Host 2015 Meeting of Social Movements to Fight Climate Change

In wake of UN’s COP20 Failure, ALBA Summit Backs Proposal to Draft Alternative Plan

Robert Hunziker: Chile’s Plantation Economy

Neoliberalism is an economy theory that works extremely well, if you are already rich

Danica Jorden: Dilma Cries Upon Receipt of Truth Commission Report

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff was overcome during her speech on Wednesday at the ceremony to honour the completion and reception of the National Truth Commission’s report

Various Contributors: Lima Agreement Fails Humanity and the Earth

The result of the Lima conference was yet another decision that weakens international climate rules, fails the planet, and threatens humanity’s future

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