ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Ferment in the US Backyard

Across Latin America, countries and governments are asserting in many ways their autonomy from the US. This is part of a larger process of ferment in the region. Driven by massive increases in inequality, a visible and potentially explosive social crisis, the rise of new globally-conscious elites, and the growing political dissensus about neo-liberalism as a long-run strategy of economic development, a new social compact is being shaped in Latin America.

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