Monroeism is the other side of Jim Crow, the side facing South

This Forum of São Paulo of Washington DC marks a significant step forward in building North-South solidarity on behalf of economic and social justice throughout the hemisphere and respect for the sovereign equality of nations…

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Andean Water Wars: the Silala case

The Atacama Desert is the second driest place on earth, and the watersheds of the rivers in the region, the Lauca, Maurí, and Silala, have long been in dispute. In a time when climate change impacts hydrographic basins everywhere, the dispute over the remote Silala watershed, in particular, has become a testament to the importance of fresh water.

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Los retrocesos de la izquierda latinoamericana: ¿qué significan?

Estos mismos críticos de la Marea Rosa desde la izquierda fallan al no lograr equilibrar las críticas a los programas sociales con el reconocimiento de sus méritos de largo alcance. Específicamente, los programas sociales fomentan un sentido de eficacia, empoderamiento y participación entre los no privilegiados, en particular los sectores marginados de la población.

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From Colonized Thought to Decolonial Aesthetics: The Search for a “Philosophical Voice” Amongst Puerto Rican Colonized Subjects

In the following article I present an example of how Lola Rodríguez de Tió, a popular Puerto Rican poet, used poetry to raise her voice and fight against colonization and for independence. Her work is a good example of how protest marches as well as multiple forms of  anti-colonial expression – sculptures, music, dance, etc. – can be instrumental to communicating the desire for freedom and sovereignty.

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