Opinion: What would happen if Karl Marx analyzed Castillo’s Peru?

Peruvian President Pedro Castillo takes an anti-modernist view of the economy. He and the Perú Posible party ignore Marx's historicizing and dialectical analysis.

By Pablo Díaz de Brito

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - (Opinion) A diagnosis of events in Peru, where Pedro Castillo became president last June, serves to analyze the more general phenomenon of the advance of the populist or extreme left but normally referred to in new-speech as 'progressive left' in Latin America.

This sector, called progressive or populist, works with categories that are contrary to those that belong to the left. In essence, these are the theoretical tools created by Karl Marx.

Pedro Castillo was elected with the support of the poorest areas, while his opponent Keiko Fujimori and . . .

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