Netpicks May 2019

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.

NETPICKS: UNDERSTANDING LATIN AMERICA

Selected food for thought about Latin America. That’s what we intend to offer you here every month. We are trawling the web for a selection of texts we think are particularly worth reading: in-depth analysis, research summaries and opinions you might not find in the mainstream media news.

Recommended Key Voices in Confronting the Current Capitalist Crisis

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

Venezuela: The Failure of the Bolivarian Process

The Bolivarian process in Venezuela, starting with the election of Hugo Chávez in 1998, began at a critical moment in the history of the country. Venezuela was going through a severe economic crisis with an unstable and deeply delegitimized political system…