Selected food for thought about Latin America. Every month we trawl the web for in-depth analysis, research summaries and opinions we think particularly worth reading, and that you won’t find in the mainstream media.
Cecilia Chacón discusses the historical context of the struggles to decriminalize abortion in Bolivia…
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.
November 2014 Rosa Luxemburg did not consider herself to be a feminist. So why is it worth spending time on her thought in a feminist debate? In her presentation, Pilar Uriona weaves the connection between feminism and democracy, and examines the conceptual contributions that Luxemburg’s thought offers to feminist debates. She presents the central ideas
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