Autumn issue of Nicaragua Now out now!
NSC News | Monday, 26 October 2020 |
Nicaragua has suffered not just one but three major blows in two years: the failed coup in 2018, the Covid pandemic and the intensification of US sanctions.
What is it about the country that enables it to not only withstand such pressures but also to maintain its commitment to poverty reduction, and to play a leading role internationally in advocating for far radical measures to combat the climate crisis?
This issue also explains how the Nicaraguan Rural Workers Association is developing agroecology as a tool for social and political transformation; the way in which the social economy has sustained the Nicaragua through crises; and the example of Sandinismo over four decades from the perspective of trade unions.
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