1989: Venezuela Caracazo food riots

In the 1980s Venezuela was suffering a major economic crisis, in response the government imposed extreme austerity policies that led to massive hikes in the cost of food, fuel and services. By 1989 protests had erupted and escalated to major rioting and government imposed a state of emergency.

El Salvador, Another Vietnam?

A documentary made during the US backed civil war in El Salvador, documenting the social conditions of the country and many of the atrocities.

Book Review: 'Ruth, Roger & Me', Andrew Deans (Wellington, 2015)

This is a review of a book that takes a critical stance towards the architects of neo-liberalism as implemented in Aotearoa/New Zealand during the 1980's-90s'