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.
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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.
Samuele Mazzolini previews the forthcoming elections in Ecuador.
Samuele Mazzolini spoke to MarÃa Augusta Calle, a former member of Ecuador's Constituent Assembly, currently standing as a candidate for President Correa's Movimiento PaÃs coalition.
Samuele Mazzolini spoke to Carlos Bula Camacho, Secretary General of Polo DemocrÃ¡tico Alternativo, the Colombian opposition party.
Samuele Mazzolini met prominent Colombian politician Antonio Navarro Wolff, the governor of the southern department of NariÃ±o, to discuss the many social and political problems affecting Colombia.
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.
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.
Samuele Mazzolini on the vicious campaign being waged by right-wing elements opposed to the mildly socialist reforms of Bolivia's President Evo Morales.
Samuele Mazzolini examines recent developments in the Argentinian Senate, where the right have rallied to block progressive tax reforms.