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The Sandinista Revolution and Campesino/as Struggle: Leading Food Sovereignty and Anti-Imperialism in Nicaragua Today


This research draws on a testimonies project conducted on a July 2019 delegation to Nicaragua led by the Friends of the ATC solidarity network with the Asociaci�n de Trabajadores Del Campo. This thesis explores the geopolitical interests of the United States in Nicaragua and the effects of the 2018 coup attempt on campesino communities. With a focus on the food sovereignty movement in Nicaragua and the ways in which this movement directly challenges U.S. imperialism. This presents a history from below centering campesino organizations calls for international solidarity and development of political, economic, and social institutions that work to address the remnant harms of colonization and imperialism.

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