What will happen when revenues from extractivism begin to dry up, and the short-term consumer boom, the welfare payments, and the class alliances that go with them, start to unravel?
What kind of alternatives are required to address the crisis facing the rural world, and beyond this, the entire planet?
Belarus is on the verge of changes, as 'lukascism' - with its underlying agrarian myth - still has a hold on the older generation of villagers but is weakening among the younger.
Why has populism remained an important political force within Mexico?
What are the roots of Puerto Rico’s unending nightmare?
What led the jornaleros of San Quintin who rose up in 2015 to declare they were tired of being the “slaves of the 21st Century”?
Exclusionary and regressive politics are on the rise globally. How do food sovereignty struggles contribute to counter these forces?
This paper explores if and how the dynamic of authoritarian populism relates to concrete spaces – as already produced through the process of accumulation – from the grounded vantage of Noida, a city adjacent to New Delhi.
Exploring the efforts of a group of smallholder farmers who are contesting the attempts of powerful landholder to construct an equivalence between them and the Brazilian “people.”
How do white and Latinx community members in a rural Alabama town manage the tension between national and local, past and present discourses around race, community and belonging?
Inspired by experiences in Álvaro Obregón, or Gui’Xhi’ Ro in Zapotec, this paper discusses ideas of popular ecological struggle and self-defense.
How has Zimbabwe's fast track land reform programme affected the socioeconomic status of its young people?
How has the “populist” administration of Zelaya and the “neoliberal” administrations of Lobo and Hernandez dealt with the question of territorial rights in Mosquitia?
How has resistance in this region interacted with its past land struggles?
How do Malawi's politicians exploit the frequent drought-induced food crises for their own political gains?
What are the fundamental tensions and contradictions between the Modi authoritarian populist regime and its rural social base?
How is political culture produced and contested in a small working-class community in rural Texas?
This paper explores the underlying political-economic characteristics of authoritarian populism at this crucial moment in Zimbabwe’s history.