Latin America: Between Populism and Imperialism

We publish the following article in its entirety. First appearing in issues 38 and 40 of Revolutionary Perspectives, the journal of the Communist Workers Organisation in the UK, and given the rise of left nationalist leaderships in countries once considered unquestioningly under the thumb of US imperialism and the persistence of massive broad popular struggles in the region for which the left nationalist bourgeoisie have no solutions. The left in the US cannot honestly reflect on the nature of these regimes and the events that brought them into being it moves into its best cheerleading mode until the objects of their adoration fall from grace.