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The Struggle for Socialism in Peru: An Interview with Peruvian Intellectual Sebastian León

The Struggle for Socialism in Peru: An Interview with Peruvian Intellectual Sebastian León

The Western Ruling class constantly strives to isolate the US working class from radical workers organizing around the globe. Capitalists understand that communication amongst the workers would allow them to see through the lies of capitalist imperialism and build a global class solidarity which would be incredibly threatening to the interests of the ruling class. For this same reason, the[Read More…]

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Pedro Castillo speaking at a campaign event. Photo: AP

Rural Teacher Pedro Castillo Poised to Write a New Chapter in Peru’s History

Written by Medea Benjamin and Leonardo Flores With his wide-brimmed peasant hat and oversized teacher’s pencil held high, Peru’s Pedro Castillo has been traveling the country exhorting voters to get behind a call that has been particularly urgent during this devastating pandemic: “No más pobres en un país rico” – No more poor people in a rich country. In a[Read More…]

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Cracks Appear in Peru’s Neoliberal Agriculture

Cracks Appear in Peru’s Neoliberal Agriculture

Farm workers in various regions of Peru- such as Ica, Viru La Libertad and Piurahad – went on a strike in the first week of December, 2020, blocking the strategic Pan-American motorway to demand wage increases, basic social security benefits and the repeal of the decades-old Agrarian Promotion Law, enacted in 2000, as a mechanism to bolster the bourgeoisie’s power in the[Read More…]

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