Daily Archives: 29/12/2013

The Socialist International – The Saviours of the Proletariat?

At a glance, there are few (if any) members of the Socialist International that truly represent the possibility of significant, radical change. Its members include parties which are happy with privatisation and are effectively counter-revolutionary in nature.   It seems … Continue reading

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Colombian Politics and “Mamertos”

While in other nations in Latin America the word mamerto refers to someone who is slow, stupid, arrogant, clumsy, tired, or even drunk, in Colombia the word takes on a strong political meaning. It is used to refer pejoratively to … Continue reading

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