Author: Jeffery R. Webber
“Those Who Are Poor, Die Poor”
How should we understand the election of Boric in relation to the social explosions of October? Jeffrey R. Webber makes sense of the Chilean scene.
I Am Going to Die, But Algeria Will Be Independent
Jeffrey Webber reviews Joseph Andreas’ Prix Goncourt-winning novel about a French communist who joins the Algerian resistance.
Just Imagine, My Dear, It Won’t Be Painless
Jeffery R. Webber writes about Gabriela Cabezón Cámara’s recently translated Booker Prize-nominated novel “The Adventures of China Iron.”
Extracting the Andes
Martín Arboleda’s exceptionally ambitious Planetary Mine, attempts to connect the abstract unfolding of a process of global capital accumulation linking Chile and China across the world market, together with the concrete, sensuous, quotidian realities of labor, territory, and urban life on either end of that abstract flow.
An analysis of the 2019-20 uprising in Chile.