The following excerpt from the new book, The Five Hundred Year Rebellion: Indigenous Movements and the Decolonization of History in Bolivia, looks at the roots, rise, and presidency of Evo Morales, who is likely to win a fourth term in office in Bolivia’s October 20general election.
Alice Campaignolle, Irene Escudero, and Carlos Heras
Bolivia cuenta con uno de los índices más altos de participación política por parte de mujeres en el mundo. Pero para las mujeres en poder, como Bertha Quispe, alcaldesa de Collana, a menudo sufren acoso y violencia política.
By 1979, much of the southern cone had fallen to right-wing military dictatorships in an era defined by militarist anti-communism, the defeat of the working class movement, and the emergence of neoliberalism. From our 50th anniversary issue, available open access for a limited time.