Tuesday, 07 May 2013

The Urban Peripheries: Counter-Powers from Below?

by Raúl Zibechi, Chapter 15, from Territories in Resistance 

If a specter is haunting Latin American elites at the beginning of the twenty-first century, it is for sure living in the peripheries of the large cities. The main challenges to the dominant system in the last two decades have emerged from the heart of the poor urban peripheries. 

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