Category: Colombia

Toby Miller, Joan Pedro-Carañana, Ledy Armirola-Garcés, Nencatacoa Fu, Juan López, Juan Ramos-Martín: Colombian Lives Matter: For peace and social justice in Colombia

It is past time for the international community to cease colluding with, or blithely ignoring, what is going on in Colombia.

Tanya Wadhwa: Colombians embark on a fresh national strike against Ivan Duque

The nationwide protest is being carried out in rejection police brutality, economic crisis, massacres and the indifference of the national government towards them

Tanya Wadhwa: Thousands take the streets in national strike in Colombia

The nationwide protest was carried out in rejection police brutality, economic crisis, massacres and the indifference of the national government towards them

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Vijay Prashad: Colombia’s Government Acts Like Doormat for U.S.

—and Its People Aren’t Going Along With It

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Justin Podur: Cracking Up the Walls of War and Authoritarianism

The sustained protests in Colombia are part of a larger trend against austerity and endless war

Kate Paarlberg-Kvam: Colombia’s National Strike

Peace has become the central axis of political-economic contestation in Colombia, as competing visions of what peace means to different sectors play out in the streets

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Vijay Prashad: If You Want Peace, You Get War; If You Want War, You Get Rich

There is one way in which Colombia’s oligarchy is correct: social unrest is less prevalent in a militarised society

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José Antonio Gutiérrez D.: Colombia on strike: “This government has to fall”

Colombia’s national civic strike is paving the way for a rural-urban coalition of protesters and movements that together can take on President Duque’s right-wing government

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Danica Jorden: “We Are Not Afraid”

Riot Police Combat Protestors in Colombia

Forrest Hylton: Colombia Diary: Higher Ed Under Threat

The coming weeks will feature massive student protests and marches across Colombia

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