November 2018 In Latin America, it is more than obvious that we are going through a stage of ultra-capitalism or predatory capitalism. Limits are being pushed today that used to be unthinkable, like exploiting the last confines of nature, or an accelerated delegitimization of the set of human rights that we had once thought to
The victory of the extreme right candidate, Jair Bolsonaro, in Brazil’s presidential elections and the fall of the Workers Party are having a profound impact on the rest of the countries of Latin America.
One document, four perspectives, sixty-eight pages: Latin America, mobilization, and a Move to the Right is a compilation of analyses about the continent’s political and social situation.
In both Bolivia and Ecuador, complex processes of political renewal have led to the approval of new constitutions. The two documents present a number of innovations, and have even been presented as examples of a “new constitutionalism”, addressing issues such as