Latin America and the Caribbean

Venezuelan Social Conflict in a Global Context

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Public Sector Alternatives
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Before the 2002 elections in Brazil, Bolivia and Ecuador, only in Venezuela under the government of Hugo Chávez, that came to power in 1998, had electoral politics played an important role in resisting neoliberalism. Hugo Chávez has arguably been the most effective national leader espousing resistance to the Washington Consensus.... Read more

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Postura de las organizaciones civiles mexicanas Ciudad de México

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Un conjunto de organizaciones, la Academia y redes de distintos movimientos sociales y civiles consideramos que los únicos actores del diálogo euro-mexicano han sido los gobiernos y los grandes empresarios, por lo que consideramos que otros niveles de gobierno y todos los sectores y organizaciones de la sociedad civil, entre ellos los pueblos indígenas y las mujeres, deben... Read more

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The PT loses Sao Paulo and Porto Alegre

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Democratisation
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Public Sector Alternatives
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SAO PAOLO - After Sunday's electoral defeat in the crucial municipalities of Sao Paulo and Porto Alegre, top leaders of the Workers Party (PT) have engaged in a heated debate looking for explanations and culprits to blame. Lula da Silva and Jose Genoino - who preside over the country and over the party, respectively - reject any account linking the municipal failures with the federal government... Read more

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El colonianismo racista de opositores e intelectuales en Venezuela

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Democratización
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Alternativas en el Sector Público
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El análisis de los pronunciamientos de opositores y buena parte de la intelectualidad venezolana, antes y después del referéndum, constituyen un ámbito privilegiado para explorar la presencia del pensamiento colonial y racista en las élites de nuestro continente. Puede hablarse, sin dudas, de los límites de la conciencia posible de una matriz epistemológica de conocimiento que entiende la... Read more

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Ideas for the Construction of a Peoples' Dialogue that Answers to Key Questions Identified in the Exchanges

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Alternative Regionalisms
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Portuguese version   Within the issues and questions posed in the debates as its frame of reference, the dialogue among movements and organisations within and between the regions will comprise various types of interlinked activities. Common to them all will be a commitment to abide by the following fundamental motivating principles: Citizens' democratic participation, respect ... Read more

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Assessing the Latin American Left (part 2)

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Democratisation
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Public Sector Alternatives
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Report on the conference The New Latin American Left: Origins and Future Trajectory. In this second part Bond reports on four countries that were recently captured by leftists (Venezuela, Brazil and Ecuador), or are about to be (Uruguay).... Read more

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Assessing the Latin American Left (part 1)

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Public Sector Alternatives
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Report on the conference The New Latin American Left: Origins and Future Trajectory University of Winsconsin, Madison, US, 29 April - 2 May 2004 One of the great punchlines in politics I was fortunate to hear first-hand, was during a 1989 interview for Pacifica Radio with Brazilian presidential candidate Lula. "You’ve just been in New York, meeting the Brazilian-American Chamber of Commerce. W... Read more

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