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  1. sustainable agro-business, Uruguay

    Energy democracy and public ownership

    Daniel Chavez
    04 Diciembre 2018
    Article

    Uruguay and Costa Rica are world leaders in clean, public, democratically accountable energy. Their success owes much to state-owned companies with the power to drive systemic change.

  2. The commons, the state and the public: A Latin American perspective

    Daniel Chavez
    01 Agosto 2018
    Article

    What are the commons and what is their political, social and economic relevance?

  3. It takes a hurricane... Puerto Rico’s yearning for energy democracy

    • Antonio Carmona Báez
    30 Julio 2018
    Paper

    On the evening of 22 January 2018, the Governor of Puerto Rico announced the complete privatisation of the island’s power utility. The public statement came four months after hurricanes Irma and Maria, which devastated the archipelago leaving thousands of people homeless or dead and over 40 percent of the population without access to electricity and running water. Puerto Rico’s energy system was crumbling long before the tropical weather systems of September 2017 hit the archipelago. The hurricanes only laid bare the unsustainable conditions of the extremely expensive and fossil fuel-generated electrical power regime.

  4. Lula, Ricardo Stuckert (CLACSO)

    Lula for beginners

    Pablo Gentili
    09 Abril 2018
    Article

    The forces that shaped modern Brazil made the rise of a figure such as Lula da Silva all but inevitable. Conditions in Brazil today mean his imprisonment is certainly not the end of this chapter in the nation's story. Pablo Gentili, Executive Secretary of the Latin American Council of Social Sciences (CLACSO), analyses the  parallel between Brazil's history and the story of its most charismatic leader.

  5. Disaster colonialism and agroecological brigades in post-disaster Puerto Rico

    • Nils McCune, Ivette Perfecto, John Vandermeer, Katia Aviles Vásquez
    17 Marzo 2018
    Paper

    What are the roots of Puerto Rico’s unending nightmare?

  6. ERPI 2018 Conference Papers: Americas (2)

    13 Marzo 2018
    Article

    In preparation for the ERPI 2018 Conference: "Authoritarian Populism and the Rural World", we have compiled a set of papers submitted by researchers and scholars across the world.

  7. ERPI 2018 Conference Papers: Americas (1)

    12 Marzo 2018
    Article

    In preparation for the ERPI 2018 Conference: "Authoritarian Populism and the Rural World", we have compiled a set of papers submitted by researchers and scholars across the world.