Recommended reading

Below are a few recent articles from varied sources that CUSLAR recommends on current events in the region.

Bolivia

What the Coup Against Evo Morales Means to Indigenous People Like Me

By Nick Estes

The Guardian

 

Bolivia: una deriva reaccionaria

By Liliana Colanzi 

El País

 

Brazil

Lula and Democracy at the Crossroads

By Marcelo Zero

Brasil Wire

 

Chile

Why Chileans Are Protesting for a New Socioeconomic Order

By Peter Kornbluh

The Nation

 

What is Happening in Chile is a Revolution Not a Protest or a Riot

By Yvette Montoya

hiplatina.com

 

Chilean Protesters Are Waving the Mapuche Flag. What’s the Mapuche Flag, and Who’s Hoisting it?

By Patricia Rodriguez

The Washington Post

 

Colombia

Colombia protests: What prompted them and where are they headed?

By Steven Grattan 

Al Jazeera

 

¿Qué provocó la ola de protestas en Colombia? (Video)

BBC Mundo

 

Ecuador

What’s Behind Ecuador’s October 2019 Uprising?

By Gabriel Fernandes

cuslar.org

 

Honduras

Berta Caceres Murder: Seven Convicted Men Sentenced up to 50 Years

By Nina Lakhani 

The Guardian

 

Mexico

A Look at Mexico’s New National Guard: ‘There to Stop Migrants’

By James Frederick

NPR

 

Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival

‘Unite the Poor’: Strategy of the Poor People’s Campaign

By Tim W. Shenk

cuslar.org

 

‘We Need Many Douglasses and Tubmans’: Lessons from North Star Country

By Tim W. Shenk

kairoscenter.org

 

The National Union of the Homeless is the Fastest Growing Union You Haven’t Heard of

By the Pennsylvania Poor People’s Campaign

medium.com

 

Apache Man Moving Home to Protest Copper Mine in Arizona

By Felicia Fonseca

Associated Press