[Marxism] How Evo Morales's Third Term Will Challenge Bolivia's Social Movements

Andrew Pollack acpollack2 at gmail.com
Wed Apr 1 10:28:32 MDT 2015


Really important evidence, thanks Dennis.

Frankly, even though I'm a regular reader of Jeffery Webber and agree with
his history and analysis, I was still taken aback by the starkness of the
picture painted by NACLA.

On the other hand, recent analyses have reminded me of the 2005 events,
when Morales played a key role in diffusing momentum toward a mass,
worker-farmer/indigenous-based revolution. See, for instance:
http://socialistaction.org/bolivian-crisis-ends-in-uneasy-truce/

On Wed, Apr 1, 2015 at 11:51 AM, Dennis Brasky via Marxism <
marxism at lists.csbs.utah.edu> wrote:

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> > How Evo Morales's Third Term Will Challenge Bolivia's Social Movements
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> > The strategy of “defeating” the political right by incorporating elite
> > sectors into Bolivia's ruling MAS party will be put to the test in Evo
> > Morales’s third term.
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> > As popular movements continue to struggle for land, economic security,
> > environmental justice, true gender equality, and the rights of peasant,
> > indigenous, and urban communities, the viability of MAS’s political
> > strategy for “defeating” the right through fragmentation and cooptation
> > could well be put to the test—along with Morales’s political credibility.
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> https://nacla.org/blog/2015/03/28/how-evo-morales%27s-third-term-will-challenge-bolivia%27s-social-movements
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