While the rest of Chile work to seriously challenge the Pinochet-era constitution, the point of view through the eyes of the indigenous Mapuche people tells us that the country still has a long way to go. So the LMC spends the hour with freelance writer Carole Concha Bell on the continued struggle for Mapuche rights and how things won’t change overnight.
Following a series of protests against an unpopular tax reform, freelance writer Christina Noriega speaks with the LMC about how the real challenges of community organizing in Colombia begins when the TV cameras have long gone away.
On a special May Day 2020 episode, the LMC speaks with Angela Stuesse about the challenges facing immigrant workers in the meat-processing and farming industry regarding safer working conditions and human rights during the Coronavirus pandemic. Angela Stuesse is a Cultural Anthropologist @ the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill. She is also the author of, “Scratching Out a Living: Latinos, Race, and Work in the Deep South.”