We are now in the fourth wave of a left emergence since the Cuban Revolution of 1959. Even the mildest centre-left governments will be forced to address serious social crises. The test of these governments will be how they act when faced with the refusal by the forces of capitalism to solve these crises.
Colombian President-elect, Gustavo Petro intends to normalise relations with Venezuela and wants to carry out a new left economic strategy on a ‘new axis’. The elimination of poverty requires that the economy is modernised.