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How Bolivia is Leading the Global Fight Against Climate Disaster

Richard Fidler Life on the Left
This year Bolivia is chairing the G77+China group of what are now 133 countries of the global South. The Morales government has used its position to feature the issues of climate change, sustainable development and “Living Well in harmony with Mother Earth.” These were prominent themes of Evo’s opening speech to the G77 summit in Santa Cruz in mid-June, which directly attributed climate crisis to “the anarchy of capitalist production.”

Latin America’s Rightwing Parties Are Falling Apart

Grace Livingstone Le Monde Diplomatique
Rightwing parties in Latin America give themselves populist names, keep the manifesto rhetoric modest and talk of appealing to the street. But they aren’t winning many votes. Meanwhile business is learning to work with governments of the left.

At the UN, a Latin American Rebellion

Laura Carlsen Foreign Policy in Focus
Latin American leaders are reclaiming a right to differentiate their views from Washington's—and refusing to render it diplomatic tribute.
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