Latin America

Dancing with Dynamite: social movements and states in Latin America

Dancing with Dynamite

Benjamin Dangl explores the complex ways that social movements in Latin America have worked with, against, and independently of national governments.

Subterranean Echos: Resistance and Politics “desde el So ́tano"

Raúl Zibechi

Raul Zibechi on the new forms of struggle and organisation emerging in the urban peripheries of Latin American cites.

Territories in Resistance: A Cartography of Latin American Social Movements

Territories in Resistance: A Cartography of Latin American Social Movements

Raul Zibechi's Territories in Resistance offers an influential analysis on resistance and social movements in Latin America.

People in defence of life and territory: Counter-power and self-defence in Latin America

Raúl Zibechi

Article by Raúl Zibechi first published by the Transnational Institute.

Cleaners at luxury car dealer protest suspensions after strike vote

Cleaners at a Ferrari showroom in London's richest borough were suspended without pay this week after voting for strike action. Their union, United Voices of the World, are now preparing to take HR Owen luxury cars and Templewood cleaning agency to court for trade union victimisation.

When will the lights go out in Venezuela?

The water level of the Guri Reservoir is dropping precipitously in an El Niño drought year and the hydroelectric turbines may have to be shut down as early as May (2016) to avoid destroying the plant. The real problem is that the ten turbines produce some 70% of Venezuela's electricity. It's easy for the Bolivarian government to blame the rolling electrical blackouts currently afflicting the country on the drought, but the real cause is far more complicated...

Anarchism in Latin America

A short article on anarchism in Latin America