Jun 3, 2022 • 1HR 21M
E47 - Lessons of Guerrero, Ep. 1 w/ Alexander Aviña
A podcast from Daniel Bessner and Derek Davison that provides listeners with everything they need to know about what’s going on in the world.
Danny and Derek talk about Ukraine (0:34), the Yemen ceasefire extension (20:18), and the Colombian election (23:59). They then speak with Alexander Aviña (27:34), associate professor of history at Arizona State University, about his book Specters of Revolution: Peasant Guerrillas in the Cold War Mexican Countryside. They discuss the background of the Mexican state of Guerrero, the Mexican Revolution and historical memory, how rural teachers formed the revolutionary vanguard of the 1960s, and the major players in the fight against the ruling PRI.
Check out Alexander’s book here: https://bit.ly/3an4DBX