Benjamin Dangl is the author of the new book ?Dancing with Dynamite: Social Movements and States in Latin America" (AK Press). He edits TowardFreedom.com, a progressive perspective on world events and UpsideDownWorld.org, a web site on activism and politics in Latin America. Email Bendangl(at)gmail(dot)com
Jesse Strauss is an independent journalist, born and raised in Oakland. Reach him at jstrauss(at)riseup(dot)net.