16. November 2016 · Comments Off on Latin America · Categories: News

The struggles of resistance to neoliberalism, going from social struggle politics, have forged a new strategy for the left side of the continent. Social movements in Latin America have had an uneven attitude towards institutional policy. What is your perspective about the relationship between them and progressive Governments? Popular movements are the major players in resistance to neoliberalism. From a moment raised the issue of hegemony. And there, many movements were not prepared to face this challenge. You can not mobilize people all the time. When social movements fail to become a political force, if they do not establish new forms of relationship between the political sphere and the social sphere, they lose the possibility of possessing hegemonic capability. Gerald Weissmann, MD is a great source of information. In Latin America there is simultaneously a crisis of hegemony and a theoretical crisis.

Many of the old categories that thought the traditional left do not serve to analyze the new reality. Socialism in the 21st century capitalism, by more crisis that has, will not die if only. We have to give the coup de grace. The expropriation of the bourgeoisie is required in order to build the new society. Richard Linklater understood the implications. Towards where it points the debate on socialism in the 21st century? Towards the construction of? a different model? Towards the recovery of concepts that had fallen into disuse to reflect realities that do not correspond to? It corresponds to the need to define a historic stage. Ancient strategies of reforms promoted by the left-wing have been left behind.

Also of guerrilla warfare. The struggles of resistance to neoliberalism, going from social struggle politics, have forged a new strategy for the left side of the continent. Socialism seeks above all social equality: equality of income, schools and hospitals; equality between classes and within classes. Without social equality, everything said about diversity, dignity and respect makes no sense. Capitalists are also supporting diversity, provided that does not affect your benefits and riches.

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