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Australia: Socialist Alliance's 'International Political Perspectives' Resolution
Socialist Alliance
Resolutions adopted by the 10th National Conference of the Socialist Alliance, June 7-9, 2014.
Christopher Who? -- Discovering the Americas
McKenna, Paul; Taylor, Norman
Columbus seen as a conqueror.
Columbus: His Enterprise
Koning, Hans
The traditional view of Christopher Columbus was as a single-minded, courageous visionary whose navigational skills led him to "discover" the Americas. Hans Koning gives us a different history of Colu...
The Complete Works of Rosa Luxemburg, Volume I: Economic Writings 1
Luxemburg, Rosa (Edited by Peter Hudis
This first volume in Rosa Luxemburg's Complete Works, entitled Economic Writings 1, contains some of Luxemburg's most important statements on the globalization of capital, wage labour, imperialism, an...
Connexions Library: South America Focus
Selected articles, books, websites and other resources on South America.
Crisis and Coup in Ecuador: Against The Current vol. 87
Meisch, Lynn A.
On January 21, 2000, for the first time since the Spanish conquest of Ecuador in A.D. 1533-34, indigenous people briefly -- very briefly -- ruled the country as part of a triumvirate. Frustrated by ov...
Elections in the Southern Cone: Against The Current vol. 85
Sobrino, Francisco T.
During the last three months of 1999, presidential elections took place in the three southernmost countries of the Latin American continent.
1491: New Revelations of the Americas Before Columbus
Mann, Charles. C.
A portrait of human life in the Americas before the arrival of Columbus.
1493: Uncovering the New World Columbus Created
Mann, Charles C.
Alternate title in the United Kingdom: 1493: How the Ecological Collision of Europe and the Americas Gave Rise to the Modern World. A study of the Colombian Exchange -- the biological cross-prolifera...
The Great Fear in Latin America
Gerassi, John
Gerassi indicts American policies toward Latin America and American support for corrupt dictatorships.
Latin America Revolution
Debray, Regis
Living with the Land: Communities Restoring the Earth
Meyer, Christine; Moosang, Faith
A collection of stories from grassroots communities about the benefits of ecological living.
A Long and Terrible Shadow: White Values, Native Rights in the Americas 1492-1992
Berger, Thomas R.
Against the odds, Native peoples have waged a tenacious struggle to survive and the re-emerge as distinct cultures.
Manifiesto de Cartagena
Bolivar, Simón
Memory of Fire: Genesis: Part One of a Triology
Galeano, Eduardo
A meditation on the clashes between the Old World and the New, and an an attempt "to rescue the kidnapped memory of all America." A fierce, impassioned, and kaleidoscopic historical experience that ta...
Memory of Fire: Faces & Masks: Part Two of a Trilogy
Galeano, Eduardo
A view of the 'New World' in the making, from the 1700s to the end of the nineteenth century.
Open Veins of Latin America: Five Centuries of the Pillage of a Continent
Galeano, Eduardo
A political economy, a social and cultural narrative, and a powerful description of primitive capital accumulation.
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - May 7, 2016: Destabilization and Regime Change
Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
When governments get too far out of line -- the most outrageous offence, from the point of view of imperial power, is pursuing policies that help ordinary people at the expense of transnational corpo...
Our Generation: Volume 10 Number 2
Serial Publication (Periodical)
Reclaiming a Continent: Experiments in Radical Social Democracy
Lievesley, Geraldine; Ludlam, Steve (eds.)
An in-depth and accessible introduction to Latin American politics. Avoiding superficial analysis and simplistic leftist cheerleading, this book addresses the complexity and diversity of the new Latin...
The rising repression of social protest in Latin America
Castro, Nazaret
On 17 October, 2017, the corpse of Santiago Maldonado appeared in the Chubut River. The young activist had been missing for 80 days. The suspense surrounding Maldonado’s whereabouts aroused a great se...
Seven Myths of the Spanish Conquest
Restall, Matthew
Restall explodes myths that were long taken for historical truth and points to a larger and more complex interaction between the indigenous people and the Europeans. He shows how Indian culture adapte...
Social Movements and Leftist Governments in Latin America: Confrontation or Co-optation?
Prevost, Gary; Oliva Campos, Carlos; Vanden, Harry E.
Analyzes what is the position of the social movements after progressive governments take power.
The Socialist Register 1970: Volume 7: A Survey of Movements & Ideas
Miliband, Ralph; Saville, John (eds.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
South America: How ‘Anti-Extractivism’ Misses The Forest ForThe Trees
Fuentes, Federico
A recent spate of high-profile campaigns against projects based on extracting raw materials has opened up an important new dynamic within the broad processes of change sweeping South America. Understa...

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Arusha Cross-Cultural Centre
Stimulate reflection and action by Canadians to promote equitable development of peoples at home and abroad, and communication and understanding among people of different cultures.
Canadian Crossroads International
CCI fosters global understanding by placing Canadian volunteers in the developing world, placing volunteers from developing nations in Canada, and sponsoring community education programs. Each year, m...
Canadian Society for International Health
To facilitate education and research in international health through the mobilization of Canadian resources.
Common Frontiers
Common Frontiers is a multi-sectoral working group which addresses the effects of social, economic and environmental integration in the Americas through research, analysis and action. The group operat...
New Internationalist
New Internationalist reports on issues of world poverty and inequality. We focus attention on the unjust relationship between the powerful and the powerless worldwide in the fight for global justice.
Ontario Council for International Cooperation
OCIC is a coalition of seventy organizations involved in international development and global education in Ontario which are active in Asia, Africa and Latin America. OCIC assists its members to co-or...
Peace Magazine
Bimonthly publication focusing on peace and justice from a multi-partisan perspective.
A democratic revolutionary socialist, feminist, anti-racist organization which publishes Against the Current magazine. Solidarity is an independent socialist organization dedicated to forming a bro...

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Argentina Replaces Columbus Statue with Indigenous Heroine
Bolivian President Evo Morales’ visit to his Argentina counterpart Cristina Fernandez Wednesday will focus not only on bilateral agreements between the two nations, but also South America's independen...
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