Photos from the Book…

Alteños celebrate the Aymara New Year while overlooking La Paz in 2009.
Arte Willka mural celebrating the tenth anniversary of the Water War
Dozens of water committees march to celebrate the tenth anniversary of victory in the Cochabamba Water War
Striking drivers march through a street market on the east side of the Cancha, February 22, 2011
The main road entering La Paz from El Alto passes through the Plaza San Francisco, a massive space for popular gatherings. A new multistory public market was under construction when this photo was taken in June 2008.
Poster depicting the prefect, Constituent Assembly representatives, MAS members, and the leaders of worker and campesino confederations as “traitors to Chuquisaca” during the 2007 crisis about full-capital status for Sucre.
A farmworker from Beni gives cash support to marchers in the Seventh Grand National March of the Confederation of Indigenous Peoples of Bolivia
Speaker addresses the cabildo abierto crowd from the Fabriles building’s balcony
Rural women attending the Nation Women’s Social Summit march in Sucre in June 2008 in a public repudiation of the events of May 24. Graffiti on the wall behind them reads, “MASistas out!”
Brick and cement homes extend up a hillside in Barrio Primero de Mayo, in District 9 of the Zona Sur, Cochabamba
A chalkboard at the Departmental Health Service in Cochabamba on April 13, 2011, communicates the state of strike mobilization: “Comrade! We continue with the Pressure measures for better SALARIES. Today, WEDNESDAY the 13th, we must gather in the [Union] Federation beginning at 8:00 a.m. WE DON’T RULE OUT A TRIP TO LA PAZ. LONG LIVE THE WORKERS!”
From atop a small platform in the Plaza Camacho in La Paz, labor leaders address a crowd on February 18, 2011, to pledge the formation of an interunion strike committee. The sign above the speaker reads, SALARY INCREASE IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE FAMILY BASKET, while the label on the prop to the right is EMPTY FAMILY BASKET.
A coca grower from the Federación Chimore in the Chapare offers a handful of coca leaves during the coca chew-in in the Plaza 14 de Septiembre on January 26, 2011
Editorial cartoon in the state-run daily newspaper El Cambio shows a nefarious Uncle Sam operating a remote control (labeled CEJIS—the Center for Juridical Studies and Social Investigation) to send a stereotypical lowland savage (labeled CIDOB) to attack a tree designated as the 2009 constitution.
A campaign mural in the La Paz neighborhood of Sopocachi celebrates the Movement Toward Socialism, associating it with Che Guevara and the indigenous wiphala. The mural is by the pro-MAS artist collective Satucos.
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