THE STRUGGLE FOR ABORTION RIGHTS IN ARGENTINA
In the country of Pope Francis, a daring and radical feminist movement is taking on the power of the State and Church in an antipatriarchal and anticapitalist fight for the right to abortion.
CHILE AND ITS DEMOCRATIC CONSTITUENT OPPORTUNITY
Chile is going through a process which pits constitutional power against constituted power, the results of which could fundamentally change the country. Auxiliado Honorato, a former Deputy of Podemos in the Sevilla Legislature, writes of the dangers that the process faces against the Chilean establishment.
In the recent Argentine elections, the anti-capitalist left consolidated itself as the fourth largest political force in the country.
On January 23, 2019, opposition leader Juan Guaidó declared himself “interim President” of Venezuela, Decembrist looked back at the year in the highly polarised country since that day.
The Chilean left has found a new sense of radicalism that has laid dormant for decades under the country’s authoritarian neoliberal rulers.
Mexico has one of the world’s most corrupt and corporatised labour systems, in 2019 the country’s witnessed its largest strikes of the 21st Century that sought to change this.
BOLIVIA: THE LIBERALISATION OF EXPORTS AND RETURN TO NEOLIBERALISM
The Bolivian agro-industry has long been a powerful part of the country’s oligarchy that always opposed the government of Evo Morales. Now, after playing its part in the coup that removed him, it is coming back to claim its rewards from the coup Government.
Mexican President López Obrador is not a break with the past, he is a continuation of the corrupt, authoritarian, extractivist, anti-indigenous elite that has always ruled the country.
As the original neoliberal laboratory, Chile has suffered more than most. A popular movement of mass mobilisation, free from any political affiliation is now challenging the country’s history.
The failed arrest of one of the world’s top drug lords was an embarrassing moment for the Mexican government, but the decision to release him saved lives.
10 years after a US-backed coup overthrew a democratically-elected government and installed an authoritarian regime a student movement is challenging the government.