2019 Latin America in Review: Year of the Revolt of the Dispossessed

By Roger HarrisFrom Corte Madera, California A year ago, John Bolton, Trump’s short-lived national security advisor, invoked the 1823 Monroe

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The Other Nicaragua, Empire and Resistance

Polarized opinions yield opposite views of the political conflict that occurred from April to July 2018. The hegemonic version told by the media depicts a crazed dictatorship murdering peaceful demonstrators. But this article recounts different experiences and different indignations. We use the term “soft coup” and place the people’s capacity for resistance in the context of their history of anti-imperialism…

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