A non-partisan journal of the left.

About Samuele Mazzolini

Based: South America (?)

Articles Written

Italy: Vendola Provides Hope for the Left

by Samuele Mazzolini

Sun 25th Jul 2010
The Italian left has been in a state of stagnation for a number of years, but the emergence on the national stage of Nichi Vendola may precipitate a change in fortunes, as Samuele Mazzolini explains.... [read more]

Italian Elections: More of the Same

by Samuele Mazzolini

Fri 2nd Apr 2010
Samuele Mazzolini reflects on an election that has consolidated the dominance of Silvo Berlusconi's centre-right bloc, and the continuing malaise of the Italian left.... [read more]

Ecuador's Correa Hoping for Parliamentary Majority

by Samuele Mazzolini

Fri 24th Apr 2009
Samuele Mazzolini previews the forthcoming elections in Ecuador.... [read more]
 

Interview: María Augusta Calle talks to London Progressive Journal

by Samuele Mazzolini

Fri 13th Feb 2009
Samuele Mazzolini spoke to María Augusta Calle, a former member of Ecuador's Constituent Assembly, currently standing as a candidate for President Correa's Movimiento País coalition.... [read more]

Interview: Carlos Bula Camacho talks to London Progressive Journal

by Samuele Mazzolini

Fri 9th Jan 2009
Samuele Mazzolini spoke to Carlos Bula Camacho, Secretary General of Polo Democrático Alternativo, the Colombian opposition party.... [read more]

Interview: Antonio Navarro Wolff talks to London Progressive Journal

by Samuele Mazzolini

Fri 19th Dec 2008
Samuele Mazzolini met prominent Colombian politician Antonio Navarro Wolff, the governor of the southern department of Nariño, to discuss the many social and political problems affecting Colombia.... [read more]
 

Ecuador Pushing to Break Free from the Cycle of Debt

by Samuele Mazzolini

Fri 5th Dec 2008
Samuele Mazzolini examines a bold new intiative from the Ecuadorean government, aimed at establishing a coordinated transnational policy among debtor nations with respect to the crippling debt burdens that are stifling progress in the developing world.... [read more]

Difficult Times Ahead For Ecuador's Progressive New Constitution

by Samuele Mazzolini

Fri 17th Oct 2008
Samuele Mazzolini on why Ecuador's new constitution is threatened by the vested economic and political interests of neoliberalism which have dominated Latin America for the past twenty years.... [read more]

Bolivia: Big Business Interests Continue to Stoke Up Confrontation Against Morales

by Samuele Mazzolini

Fri 26th Sep 2008
Samuele Mazzolini on the vicious campaign being waged by right-wing elements opposed to the mildly socialist reforms of Bolivia's President Evo Morales.... [read more]
 

Argentina Divided Over Agrarian Tax Reform

by Samuele Mazzolini

Fri 25th Jul 2008
Samuele Mazzolini examines recent developments in the Argentinian Senate, where the right have rallied to block progressive tax reforms.... [read more]

Ecuador Seizes Banking Firms

by Samuele Mazzolini

Fri 11th Jul 2008
Samuele Mazzolini on the bold steps taken by Ecuador's President Correa as he bids to bring financial stability and security to the country.... [read more]

Betancourt Freed - Where Now for Colombia?

by Samuele Mazzolini

Fri 4th Jul 2008
Samuele Mazzonlini considers how the rescue of Ingrid Betancourt and other FARC hostages will affect the Colombian situation.... [read more]
 

New EU Immigration Policy is a Disgrace to Europe

by Samuele Mazzolini

Fri 27th Jun 2008
Samuele Mazzolini on the outrageous new direction taken by the EU on immigration.... [read more]

BBC Faces Challenge Over Ecuador Distortions

by Samuele Mazzolini

Fri 20th Jun 2008
Samuele Mazzolini examines the misleading BBC documentary that has caused outrage among some of London's Ecuadorean community.... [read more]

Ecuador's President Correa in Conflict with Indigenous Movement

by Samuele Mazzolini

Fri 23rd May 2008
Samuele Mazzolin on why the Ecuaodorean president's agenda for modernisation and wealth redistribution has brought him into an unlikely conflict with the country's indigenous groups.... [read more]
 

Ecuadorean Journalist Paul Fierro Deported After Brutal Raid

by Samuele Mazzolini

Fri 2nd May 2008
Samuele Mazzolini on the police raid which has shaken London's Latin American community.... [read more]

Another Defeat for the Italian Left

by Samuele Mazzolini

Fri 18th Apr 2008
Samuele Mazzolini on what the Italian Left can learn from its recent election defeat.... [read more]

Will Colombia's Democratic Left Seize the Initiative from Uribe and the FARC?

by Samuele Mazzolini

Fri 11th Apr 2008
Samuele Mazzolini calls on both sides in the FARC-Uribe stand-off to make concessions in the name of democracy.... [read more]
 

Andean Crisis: Ecuador Rallies Latin American Support Against Colombian Incursion

by Samuele Mazzolini

Fri 21st Mar 2008
Samuele Mazzolini with the latest on the diplomatic crisis between Ecuador and Colombia.... [read more]

Uribe's Reckless Aggression Sparks Latin American Crisis

by Samuele Mazzolini

Fri 7th Mar 2008
Much of Colombia has rejoiced at the assassination of leading FARC member Raul Reyes. Samuele Mazzolini considers the wider implications of Colombia's reckless approach to counter-terrorism.... [read more]

Anti-FARC March Only Tells Part Of the Story

by Samuele Mazzolini

Fri 15th Feb 2008
As millions march against the FARC in Colombia, Samuele Mazzolini considers the wider context of Colombia's internal security problems.... [read more]