Bolivia’s Decolonization Mission

By Ben Dangl An interview with Felix Cardenas Aguilar, Bolivia’s Vice Minister of Decolonization. In 1870, Bolivian dictator Mariano Melgarejo offered an English diplomat a glass of chicha – a corn-based beer consumed for centuries in the Andes. The diplomat refused the drink, asking for chocolate instead. A short-tempered Melgarejo responded by forcing the Englishman…

This Changes Nothing. Why the People’s Climate March Guarantees Climate Catastrophe

By Cory Morningstar Wrong Kind of Green As the following information will demonstrate, The People’s Climate March and supporting discourse is about protecting capitalism, not protecting the world’s most vulnerable people from climate change. Image courtesy of Mark Gould The People’s Climate March in New York City is a mobilization campaign created by Avaaz and…

Bolivia’s Indigenous Future: A Balance of Preservation, Protection and Connection

By Courtney Parker Evo Morales’s very name seems to suggest his destiny of leading Bolivia in a valiant attempt at ‘moral evolution’ with all other Nation States in tow. Tasked with the difficult role of representing his Indigenous roots at the national and international levels of government and policy, Morales continues to make great strides…