LATIN AMERICA RISING
TABLE OF CONTENTS
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WHAT'S IN THE LATIN AMERICA ISSUE OF YES! MAGAZINE?
You'll find the table of contents of our Latin America issue here, and below are a few summaries to give you a quick idea:
* Co-Director of the Institute for Policy Studies' Sustainable Energy & Economy Network, Nadia Martinez, on citizens in Latin America reclaiming democracy through grassroots movements.
* "8 Hotspots of Progress" maps the social movements, new leaders, and cross-border alliances that are transforming South America.
* YES! Executive Editor Sarah van Gelder examines the Cuban health care system and how it is being hailed as a model for health care worldwide.
* Michael Fox looks at how the poor in Venezuela are creating cooperatives that promise long-term living wage jobs and power in their workplaces.
* Marina Sitrin, author of Horizontalism, tells of the dynamic workers' rights and economic solidarity movements of Argentina.
* Marcelo Mendoza, examines the impact of Michelle Bachelet, the first woman ever elected president of a South American country, on gender, power, and politics in Chile.
* "U.S. Role Turned Upside Down" looks at five ways that U.S. economic, military, and covert influence is waning in Latin America.
* Jubenal Quispe, delves into Evo Morales' leadership in Bolivia—his rise from poor and rural roots, and what his presidency means for increased indigenous power and cultural pride in Bolivia.