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  1. Fighting for public health

    • Desirée Enlund
    19 January 2018
    Paper

    The rural communities in the Västernorrland county of Northern Sweden are not used to being in the national spotlight, but in 2017 their struggle to stop cutbacks in maternity and emergency care made national news. What are the lessons for all those involved in building counter-power in rural areas of the Global North?

  2. Medha Patkar

    We need massroots, not grassroots movements

    17 January 2018

    Medha Patkar of the National Peoples' Alliance shares her thoughts on how to build powerful movements based on three decades of campaigning in India against mega-dams and other forms of unsustainable and exploitative development.

  3. Nonhle Mbuthuma

    Land is the only thing we have - for us and for future generations

    17 January 2018

    Nonhle Mbuthuma talks about the resilience of her people in Pondoland, fighting for their land and livelihoods against corporate mining interests.

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    12 social movement struggles that inspired us in 2016

    28 December 2016
    Article

    There is no escaping it. 2016 was a terrible year for anyone concerned with social and environmental justice. Even so, amidst the gloom, there were important struggles and victories by social movements. Here are 12 stories that inspire us to act as we move into 2017.

  5. On financialisation, exit options for capital and sites of resistance

    Daniel Chavez, Ewald Engelen
    09 December 2016
    Article
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    Inside the Revolution: A Journey into the Heart of Venezuela (New Documentary)

    Pablo Navarrete
    02 September 2009
    Article

    A thoughtful insight into the achievements and challenges of the Venezuelan revolution, ten years after Hugo Chavez took office.

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    There is an alternative

    Hilary Wainwright
    02 April 2009
    Article
  8. Transnational agrarian movements: struggling for land and citizenship rights

    Jennifer Franco, Jun Borras
    01 April 2009
    Article
    La Vía Campesina’s transnational campaign in protest against neoliberal land policies has helped to generate new meanings of global citizenship.
     
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    Bolivia’s New Constitution

    05 February 2009
    Article
    Against a barrage of opposition media propaganda funded by Bolivia’s elites, the new constitution was approved with 61% of the popular vote. Bolivia was once the prized pupil for its wholesale application of policies encouraged by the IMF and the World Bank. Now it is one of the countries articulating an alternative.
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    A revolution without borders: reappraising Bolivia’s crisis

    Samuel Grove, Pablo Navarrete
    17 December 2008
    Article
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    The New Latin American Left

    • Patrick Barrett, Daniel Chavez, César Rodríguez-Garavito (Editors)
    09 October 2008
    Book

    A comprehensive study of the wide variety of leftist governments, parties and movements in the region, including Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Mexico, Uruguay and Venezuela

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    Bolivia’s popular upheaval

    Roger Burbach, Tanya M. Kerssen
    23 September 2008
    Article
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    Tribute to Martin Luter King

    Susan George
    27 June 2008
    Article
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    Transnational Agrarian Movements:

    Jun Borras, Marc Edelman, Cristobal Kay
    15 May 2008
    Article
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    The year that changed the world

    Tariq Ali
    17 April 2008
    Article
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    Movements and left parties should keep a respectful distance

    Alessandra Mecozzi
    12 April 2008
    Article
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    Where has all the rage gone?

    Tariq Ali
    22 March 2008
    Article
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    After the constitutional referendum:

    Juan Carlos Monedero
    20 December 2007
    Article
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    Democracy diary

    Hilary Wainwright
    11 December 2007
    Article
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    Much argument, many opinions

    Hilary Wainwright
    01 October 2007
    Article

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