South America

Especifismo: The anarchist praxis of building popular movements and revolutionary organization in South America by Adam Weaver

The theory and history of Especifismo explained and elaborated on and its similarities and differences with Platformism.

Latin American Anarchism by Chuck Morse

A review of three Spanish-language books on anarchism in Latin America

Peru: National mining strike to start on Monday

Peruvian miners' march, May 2007

Peru's biggest federation of mining unions said workers will go on strike nationwide starting on Monday despite efforts by the government to avert the walkout, officials said on Sunday.

Argentina: Teachers strike in memory of colleague

On October 5th there were mass walkouts nationwide by teachers in state and private schools in memory of a colleague who had been killed by police.

Colombia: hunger strike at Cuaca University

ESMAD

A group of sixteen students have launched a hunger strike at Cuaca University in Popayan (Southern Colombia).

Workers struggle betrayed by State and union in Venezuela

Workers at a co-operative elsewhere in Venezuela

This article was written by a revolutionary who has been working with the occupied factory in Venezuela.

Favela Rising - review

Tom Jennings is disappointed at Favela Rising’s focus on its founder’s personality rather than Brazilian Afro-Reggae’s grass-roots potential.

‘General strike’ spreads across Peru

Riot police in Cuzco

As an indefinite teachers strike continues into its 12th day, farmers, miners and construction workers joined the protests, with one farmer shot dead by police.

Sócrates - midfielder and anti-dictatorship resister

Sòcrates - anti-dictatorship resister.

Brazil and Corinthians midfielder, doctor of medicine and philosophy, Sócrates also organised demonstrations of opposition to Brazil's military dictatorship.

Javier Zanetti - Zapatista supporter

Javier Zanetti - right back and left winger

Inter Milan captain Javier Zanetti was instrumental in building links between his club and the Zapatistas.