Tag: Jeffery Webber

Latin America, From Reform to Resistance: An Interview with Jeffery Webber (part 2)

Jeffery Webber, interviewed by George Souvlis George Souvlis: 10 year ago Evo Morales was elected president of. In your article dealing with the Bolivian regime titled, “Fantasies Aside”, you argue that there’s a reconstituted neoliberalism in Bolivia under Morales. Is it a neoliberal regime, and if so, why and how does it differ from previous neoliberal regimes in the country? To what extent do indigenous people participate substantially in the policy making of the regime? Is any indigenous liberation taking place? Jeffery Webber: I think the tenor of debate in scholarly accounts of Latin American political economy, around neoliberalism,

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Latin America, From Reform to Resistance: An Interview with Jeffery Webber (part 1)

Jeffery Webber interviewed by George Souvlis The history of Latin America has always been central to left-wing history and politics; and never more so than the past 50 years. Since the rise of Allende’s government in Chile and it’s brutal suppression after Pinochet’s US-backed coup, to its use as a testing-ground for neoliberal restructuring, and the subsequent rise of autonomous social movements and the Bolivarian “pink tide” of left governments, there is much we can learn from the continent. In the first of a two-part interview with Jeffery Webber, Senior Lecturer at Queen Marys, University of London, he analyses

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