The situation in Bolivia will get worse before it gets better

Clashes erupted between supporters of former Bolivian President Evo Morales and the security forces in La Paz, Bolivia on November 15, 2019 [Reuters/Henry Romero] The violent ways of the opposition which took power from Evo Morales threaten the future of Bolivia’s democracy. By Guillaume Long The results of Bolivia’s October 20 elections were hardly a …

Explaining the retreat of the Left in Latin America: Reform vs Revolution

Featured Image: Left Radical Sociologist James Petras Note from the Black Opinion Editorial Collective We republish this essay by James Petras, a leading left radical sociologist who has been studying the Latin American political and social revolutions and their failures for well over three decades. The recent crisis of left governments from Venezuela to Brazil …