South America

Abraham Guillén, Between Bakunin and Marx: Anarchism, Socialism, and the Economics of Self-Management

Abraham Guillén

An introduction to the life and ideas of Abraham Guillén by Tommy Lawson of Red Black Notes.

Collectives in the Spanish Revolution - by Gaston Leval (2018 Updated & Improved Edition)

A new, updated, and improved edition of a classic of anarcho-syndicalist economics -- a detailed eyewitness and analysis of the successes and struggles of a libertarian socialist economy

Libertarian socialism in Latin America: a roundtable interview – Enrique Guerrero-López

Three interviews of militants from libertarian socialist political organisations in Chile, Argentina, and Brazil, exploring the history, theory, and practice of libertarian socialism. Originally published by the Black Rose Anarchist Federation in the United States.

Libertarian Socialism in South America: A Roundtable Interview/Socialismo Libertario en Sur America: Una Entrevista Mesa Redonda

A series of interviews carried out by the Black Rose Anarchist Federation with libertarian socialist groups in countries such as Brazil, Argentina and Chile.

Self-help housing in South America

WILLIAM MANGIN’s fascinating case-history of the human problems encountered in migration to the city and locating and housing a family in a “barriada” or squatters’ settlement, is reproduced by kind permission of Architectural Design.

Anarchism in Latin America

Anarchism in Latin America

Ángel Cappelletti (1927-1995) was an Argentine philosopher who spent much of his career teaching at Simón Bolívar University in Venezuela. He also translated numerous works from Greek and Latin, and wrote over two dozen books, primarily on philosophy and anarchism. One of his later books is the classic survey Anarchism in Latin America, now available in English.

Miguel Amorós interviewed by Rubén Martín for El Informador (Guadalajara)

A March 2018 interview in which Miguel Amorós discusses his anti-development concepts, the global trend towards mega-urbanization, the destructive tendencies of capitalist development, Latin American populist governments and their social basis, the civil society movement, and perspectives for a movement to create a better world.

The veins of Latin America are more open than ever – Miguel Amorós

The text of a 2017 presentation on the key role of extractive industries in contemporary world capitalism, their effect on the “territory” and its inhabitants, the left-wing parties’ support for export-oriented capitalist development that devastates the rural areas of their countries in exchange for funds to finance social programs, the importance of the “new middle classes” in serving as mediators for the rule of multinational corporations in Latin America, the fraud of “civil society” movements and their promotion of “sustainable development”, and the crucial role of peasant and indigenous movements in complementing urban struggles for “self-governed life in common”.

Sex work organisation in the global south

Sex workers protest in India

An overview by Gregor Gall of sex workers' organising and unionisation efforts in Asia, Africa and Latin America.

Latin American anarchist women

Porto Alegre modern school, 1917

Pamphlet about the lives of some little-known Latin American anarchist women, by Edgar Rodriguez.