Articles by: Marc Becker

El conservador Daniel Noboa (der.) ganó a la correísta Luisa González (izq.) en Ecuador (Asamblea Nacional del Ecuador / CC BY-SA 2.0)
August 21, 2023

Ecuadorian voters will now choose between two very distinct paths forward: a revival of social programs or more neoliberal economic policy.

June 16, 2023

Ecuador’s failed rightwing government provides a narrow opportunity for the left and environmental movements to regroup ahead of snap elections in August.

June 23, 2022

Ten days into the strongest challenge yet to President Guillermo Lasso’s government, the protests only appear to be growing.

June 12, 2009

Five thousand Indigenous peoples from across the Americas gathered in the Peruvian highland city of Puno during the last week of May for the Fourth Continental Summit of Indigenous Peoples and Nationalities of Abya Yala. The meeting ended with a massive plenary session that approved resolutions providing alternative solutions to the capitalist crisis.

April 25, 2008

Leading academic scholars and grassroots activists gathered at historic Howard University in Washington, DC, from April 18-20 for the national symposium, “What’s Up With Venezuela: Participatory Democracy or Democracy as Usual?” The meeting provided an opportunity for 200 solidarity activists from across the United States to study the revolutionary changes sweeping through Venezuela.

September 4, 2007

Activists gathered in Quito, Ecuador the first week of March in an International Conference for the Abolition of Foreign Military Bases. The International Network for the Abolition of Foreign Military Bases is a global network of individuals, organizations, social movements, and coalitions working for the closure of foreign military bases and other forms of military presence worldwide.