ALBA: an important but poorly understood regional project

Economic and political problems in Venezuela now threaten many of the real achievements of this alternative mode of regionalism in Latin America and the Caribbean Venezuela has an abundance of […]

Have a very SPERI Xmas!

The last post of 2014 appeared yesterday on SPERI Comment: the political economy blog.  The blog will resume life during […]

Chávez vs UKIP? How Latin America has reinvigorated the European left

Radical left parties, Syriza in Greece and Podemos in Spain, did well in the recent European elections.  But how far […]