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What Brought Evo Morales to Power?
The Role of the International Indigenous Movement and What the Left Is Missing

by Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz

What has been left out of reports and analysis in both the mainstream press and among anti-imperialists and leftists about the triumph of Evo Morales' election as President of Bolivia is the role played by the three-decade international indigenous movement that preceded it. Few are even aware of that powerful and remarkable historic movement, which springs from generations of grassroots organizing. If the left, particularly the Latin American left, misses this point, it's a shame, as mistrust of and racism against the indigenous nations has been the Achilles heel of previous revolutionary movements in Latin America (as well as North America). More>>

 

Read the full article, published in MRzine 06/02/06>>

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

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