Is Vivir Bien Possible?

To overcome the systemic crisis of humanity and Mother Earth we must turn to indigenous ecological concepts, says Pablo Solón. Introduction By Richard Fidler In his balance sheet of Bolivia’s “process of change,” published recently on this site, Bolivian intellectual and activist Pablo Solón advanced some proposals for a new course inspired by the ideas…

Bolivia VP Alvaro Garcia Linera on the Ebbing Latin American Tide

The “virtuous decade” of progressive governments in Latin America is ending. But, as Vice President of Bolivia Álvaro García Linera’s believes, revolutions come in waves. Links International Journal of Socialist Renewal Extracts of vice-president Garcia Linera’s address at the Faculty of Social Sciences of the University of Buenos Aires (May, 27, 2016). We are facing…

No Socialism Without Feminism, No Halfway Revolution

Identification with both the political Left and feminism creates a politics of cross-class solidarity. By Amilcar Sanatan A socialist feminist perspective advocates for a radically new and non-sexist division of labor that promotes gender equality in the workplace and values non-market labor in the home for men, women and the community. A socialism that seeks…

President Raphael Correa:’Neoliberalism Has Failed, Not Socialism’

For President Correa, the success of socialism can be seen in the reduction of inequality and poverty in Ecuador. teleSUR Ecuadorean President Rafael Correa rejected the notion that the leftist and revolutionary governments in Latin America have failed and instead posited that the real failure in the region has been the neoliberal economic model. “Inequality…