The class struggle in Latin America has been by turns turbulent and inspiring for more than a decade. From the Zapatistas, the election of Hugo Chavez and the struggles of indigenous peoples against the road building schemes of Evo Morales’ government.
Socialist Resistance hosted a meeting in London to discuss developments in the continent.
Jeffrey Webber is the author of From Rebellion to Reform in Bolivia: Class Struggle, Indigenous Liberation, and the Politics of Evo Morales. In his wide-ranging survey of events he offers a potentially controversial view that the Morales government is “neo-liberalism lite”. You can watch his contribution by clicking here or on the image below.
Iain Bruce wrote The Real Venezuela: Making Socialism in the 21st Century and in his talk reflected on the experience of workers’ control in that country. Click on the image below or here to watch it.