In a wide-ranging interview with Michael Hardt and Alvaro Reyes, Uruguayan militant and journalist Raúl Zibechi evaluates the key moments in the last two decades of Latin American social and political movements. Based on his intricate knowledge of situations from Mexico to Argentina, Zibechi analyzes the role of organizational innovations in the antisystemic movements, the constant renovation of indigenous “ways of doing,” the continued validity and limitations of Marxist conceptions of revolution, the dangers and possibilities of progressive governments for the region's antisystemic movements, and the prospects for an alternative to what Zibechi surmises is not just an economic or political crisis but nothing less than the crisis of an entire civilization. As Zibechi concludes, the next few years will be crucial for the antisystemic movements as they attempt to reorganize and reassert their central role in the politics of the region.

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