An anti-govenment movement similar to the American Tea Party has emerged to in an attempt to challenge the Worker’s Party government in Brazil. Bryan Pitts, an assistant Prof of History @ Duke University, dissects the anti-govt movement by giving a greater frame of reference. It’s a history that includes economic, class, and racial divisions.
Nicole Fabricant, assoc prof of Anthropology at Towson Univ, discusses the pro’s and con’s of basing the Bolivian economy on extracting natural resources and its long-term environmental effects.
In our ongoing coverage of Colombia’s peace negotiations to end more than half a century of civil war, we speak with exec director of CEDSIS Sonia Goez about the latest. She discusses her work with youth in the peace process. Another big shout out to the Colombian Human Rights Committee.