Author Benjamin Dangl on Social Movements in Latin America

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Author and journalist Benjamin Dangl was recently at the Wooden Shoe to talk about his new book, Dancing With Dynamite: Social Movements and States in Latin America.

In this talk, Dangl discusses the recent rise of Left governments in the region and discuss their relationship to social movement, citing the particular examples of Bolivia, Ecuador, and Paraguay.

Dangl is the editor of and the author of The Price of Fire: Resource Wars and Social Movements in Bolivia. His website is