Benjamin Dangl
Affiliated with Professional Writing
Biography

Ben Dangl has worked as a journalist throughout Latin America for over a decade, reporting on politics and social movements for outlets such as The Guardian Unlimited, Al Jazeera, The Nation, The Progressive and Vice.com. He has a BA in creative writing from Bard College, an MA in Latin American history from the University of Vermont, and is currently completing a dissertation on Bolivian indigenous movements for a PhD in history from McGill University. Ben is the author of the books The Price of Fire: Resource Wars and Social Movements in Bolivia (AK Press) and Dancing with Dynamite: Social Movements and States in Latin America (AK Press), and is the editor of two online media outlets: UpsideDownWorld.org, covering activism and politics in Latin America, and TowardFreedom.com, a progressive perspective on world events.