Jim Shultz is the founder and executive director of The Democracy Center based in San Francisco and Bolivia. For two decades he has supported and trained thousands of citizen activists across five continents. He tweets at @jimshultz.
Around the world, citizens are organizing and winning urgent local battles against oil barons, the coal industry, and other powerful interests hell-bent on blocking meaningful environmental and climate action.
Posted on: Oct 1, 2000, Source: Pacific News Service
The U.S. war on drugs is at the very center of one of the worst political crises to rock Bolivia in decades. Protests over U.S.-bankrolled military bases in coca-growing regions, among other hot political topics, have resulted in at least 10 deaths and hundreds of injuries.