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Bringing The People’s Voices Into Government

The Relationship between Social Movements and Elected Office.

This episode was broadcast LIVE FROM BOGOTÁ with guest Lilia Solano, Vice Minister of Social Dialogue and Equality for the government of Colombia

Host Teri Mattson has been in Bogotá since 24 November attending several encuentros organized by Vice Minister Lilia Solano.  In this episode Teri and Lilia discuss the Petro government’s vision of bringing the 1991 Constitutional reform of direct democracy to reality among the Colombian people and the creation of social movements to develop informed citizens, build political formation and continue to create electoral candidates for the continuation of the Pacto Historico.

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Twitter:  @liliasolanor

WTF is Going on in Latin America & the Caribbean is a Popular Resistance broadcast in partnership with CODEPINK, Common Frontiers, Council on Hemispheric Affairs, Friends of Latin America, InterReligious Task Force on Central America, Massachusetts Peace Action and Task Force on the Americas, we broadcast Thursdays at 4:30pm PT/7:30pm ET right here on The ConvoCouch.  You can also find us on Facebook Live via and at CODEPINK YouTube Live.  Post broadcast recordings can be found at Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Telegram and at 

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