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Walter Mignolo

Thoughts on modernity/coloniality, geopolitics of knowledge, border thinking, pluriversality, and the decolonial option.

¿Giro a la izquierda o giro descolonial? Evo Morales en Bolivia

Revista del Sur, 164, Marzo-Abril, 2006. En el caso de Evo Morales –pero también en parte en el de Hugo Chávez–la expresión “giro a la izquierda”sólo capta parte de la historia y deja en la penumbra el “giro descolonial”. En segundo lugar, Néstor Kirchner en Argentina y como una sombra de expectativas Tabaré Vázquez en […]

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Beyond Populism: Decolonizing the Economy

Counterpunch, May 9, 2006. Evo Morales recently read the “Supreme Decree” in which the nationalization of natural gas was announced. The rumor that this was about to happen had already spread in Bolivia. The decree starts by considering that “in historical struggles, the people have conquered and paid with their blood, the right to return […]

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