Behind the fire: Ben Dangl on struggles in Latin America
If the government-run water system is sufficient and affordable, people won't revolt. If farmers have access to land, if people see their mineral, oil and gas wealth used nationally, or going toward developments in healthcare, education and roads, there will be less conflict. If coca growers can expand their crops and produce in peace, without U.S.-funded military and police terrorizing them, then they won't protest as much. These advances are happening across the continent, with contradictions and problems, but heading in a positive direction.