Demonising the 'Colectivos': Demonising the Grassroots

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by Tamara Pearson | | Click HERE to read article

As it is prone to do, the private media has invented a new thing. In both English and Spanish they are calling it/colectivos/, and these collectives are meant to be irrational, cruel, grotesque armed motorbike riders who “enforce” the revolution and are responsible for most of the current violence. The opposition barricaders are the innocent victims of these collectives, who apparently work with the National Guard and have the support of the government.