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‘Dancing with Dynamite’ in South America

‘Dancing with Dynamite’ in South America

[Source – Real News Network]

Journalist and author Ben Dangl has spent much of the past decade touring South America and has observed social movements bring down neo-liberal governments and replace them with new ones. Now a few years into the experiment, Dangl has written a new book about the dynamic between those social movements and the governments they helped elect. He notes that in the cases of Ecuador and Bolivia, some of the most influential groups have now become vociferous critics of the governments they helped bring to power.

Produced by Jesse Freeston.