Revolutionary Social Change in Colombia: The Origin and Direction of the FARC-EP - by James Brittain (Pluto Press, New York, 2010).
"Based on extensive first-hand research in guerilla-controlled regions, Brittain chronicles the origins, development and achievements of Colombia's FARC-EP while dispelling many of the myths surrounding the rebel group." - Terry Gibbs, Associate Professor of Political Science and Director of the Centre for International Studies, Cape Breton University, Canada.
Ok all you babblers,
I have heard from many people who read the original version of this piece. In response to all your thoughts, I significantly reworked it to include new ideas that people shared with me and to clarify the most important ways we need to build solidarity right now.
Given the ongoing need for unity as we continue to work to get our friends out of jail, get all the charges dropped, and build the movement from within, seems like a good time to post this new and updated version.
Toronto and Vancouver: On legitimate and illegitimate protest