Samuel Grove is an independent researcher and writer. He is a contributing editor of www.alborada.net, a website covering Latin America related issues such as politics, media and also works at Alborada Films. He is a co-writer and associate producer of the documentary 'Chile Student Uprising', was a producer on the feature-length documentary 'The Colombia Connection', and was associate producer on the feature-length documentary ‘Inside the Revolution: A Journey Into the Heart of Venezuela'. He has published several articles on global politics for magazines such as 'Red Pepper' and 'Tribune' in the UK and websites such as 'New Left Project', 'Monthly Review Online', 'Ceasefire' and 'Upside Down World'. He has a PhD in Critical Theory from Nottingham University.