The Center for Latin American and Caribbean studies hosts the online launch of the spring issue of the NACLA Report, "A Peoples' Policy for the Americas" featuring issue co-editor Vanessa Freije and issue contributors Alexander Main, Andre Pagliarini, and Sara Kozameh. Journalist and researcher Linda Farthing will also provide a brief update on the current situation in Bolivia following the coup that ousted former president Evo Morales this past November.
About the Speakers:
Vanessa Freije is an Assistant Professor in the Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies at the University of Washington. Her book, Citizens of Scandal: Journalism, Secrecy, and the Politics of Reckoning in Mexico, is forthcoming with Duke University Press.
Alexander Main is director of international policy at the Center for Economic and Policy Research in Washington, DC.
Andre Pagliarini was a visiting assistant professor of modern Latin American history at Brown University in 2018–19 and is currently a lecturer in Latin American, Latino, & Caribbean Studies at Dartmouth College. He is currently preparing a book manuscript on 20th-century Brazilian nationalism.
Sara Kozameh is a doctoral candidate in Latin American History at New York University. Her dissertation is titled, Harvest of Revolution: Agrarian Reform and the Making of Revolutionary Cuba, 1958-1970.
Linda Farthing is a journalist and researcher who has co-authored three books on Bolivia. She has written for The Guardian, The Economist, Al Jazeera, Inter-American Dialogue, and, The Nation.