Michal Rozworski: Focus on Latin America: Colombia’s rejected peace and the Pink Tide in trouble

Political Eh-conomy Radio returns with a new logo, new life and a new episode focused on Latin America. First up: Aaron Tauss, assistant professor of International Political Economy at the Universidad National in Medellin, Colombia. I spoke with Aaron to better understand the devastating and unexpected “No” vote in Colombia’s referendum on a peace deal ...

drive-by planet: Ecuador’s Ricardo Patiño on Latin American resistance to NSA spying, influence of Castro and Chavez

In this Democracy Now interview, Ecuadorean Foreign Minister, Ricardo Patiño, addresses a range of topics in discussion with Amy Goodman. In reference to NSA spying Patiño said “Edward Snowden opened the eyes of the world to an international crime. The NSA is spying on the whole world and that’s a violation of international law. Furthermore, ...

Trashy's World: The Venezuelan election results…

… will be interesting to see. What will be even more interesting is to see if both sides respect the results. If, as Chavez is quoted as saying in this article, Venezuela is indeed a “mature” democracy, we will see proof of this in the coming days. (1) Trashy, Ottawa, Ontario