Is Donald Trump a fascist? A rightwing populist? What about Marine Le Pen of the far right National Front, who received the support of a third of French voters in the last presidential election? Historian Federico Finchelstein discusses what the terms fascist and populist mean, not as abstractions, but looking at history. Resources: Federico Finchelstein, … Continued
In the early 2000s, left and center left governments came to power across Latin America – in countries such as Bolivia, Venezuela, Brazil, Argentina, and Ecuador — ushered in on a wave of resistance to neoliberal policies. The so-called Pink Tide provided much needed inspiration to leftists around the world. But things haven’t turned out … Continued
Making your summer reading list? You’re going to want to hear about these two sexy new books: GODS OF TANGO, by Carolina de Robertis, is a steamy story of music, migration, romance and identity. Leda, a young Italian bride, arrives in Buenos Aires to find out that her husband has died. In seeking herself in … Continued
Entrevista con Pablo Menéndez, sobre la visita de los Rolling Stones a Cuba. La banda peruana Laguna Pai nos habla desde el SXSW en Austin, Texas. Reporte del sociólogo Sergio Díaz.
With host Kris Welch.