Understanding structures of domination helps us better support efforts to transform them. Read more in "Militarized Democracy Refracted," the Winter 2023 issue of the NACLA Report.
One institution, in particular, has received too little attention. An arm of the state sometimes responsible for the very massacres and repression that fed the popular outrage that ushered in left-leaning governments on promises of making transformative change and ending violence and impunity. An institution historically linked with the worst excesses of colonialism, extractive capitalism, and unchecked abuses. An institution that, in practice, lives almost entirely off the public purse: the armed forces ... Weiterlesen