Ben Dangl

Ben Dangl is the editor of Toward Freedom and a journalist focusing global politics and Latin American social movements. He has worked widely throughout Latin America as a reporter, and is the author of the books The Price of Fire: Resource Wars and Social Movements in Bolivia (AK Press, 2007) and Dancing with Dynamite: Social Movements and States in Latin America (AK Press, 2010). He has appeared on numerous media outlets including the BBC and Democracy Now!, and has reported for a variety of publications including The Nation, The Guardian Unlimited, The Progressive, and Al Jazeera. Ben is currently completing a PhD program in Latin American history at McGill University. Email: BenDangl(at)gmail(dot)com