The Roots and Results of the Parliamentary Coup and the People’s Uprising in Peru
A member of the Socialist Workers Current, our sister group in Peru, explains the historical context of the crisis in Peru and the way forward for the working class and oppressed.
José RojasDecember 29, 2022
Who Was Abimael Guzmán, the Founder of the Shining Path Party in Peru?
On September 11, the founder and messianic leader of the Maoist party Shining Path died in prison at the age of 86. Guzmán’s group carried out a guerrilla war against the Peruvian state in the 1980s and 1990s. What was Shining Path’s strategy, and how did it impact the Peruvian Left?
José RojasSeptember 25, 2021
Farmworkers’ Strike Forces Peruvian Congress to Repeal Agrarian Law
After five days of strikes and roadblocks, rural workers in Peru pressured Congress to repeal the Agrarian Promotion Law, which allowed agribusinesses to deny workers benefits and granted them tax cuts and other privileges.
José RojasDecember 9, 2020