Bolivia’s brutal cooperative mining conflict reveals the growing contradictions and perils of extractivism, as the government and popular sectors struggle to control a dwindling mining surplus.
Immigrant rights activists are digging in their heels for a hard fight, including reforms at state and local levels.
Facing extreme budget cuts by the illegitimate government of President Michel Temer, student activists are occupying schools in the name of public education.
Drought and political divisions are limiting access to water in the Cochabamba Valley. Will social movements mobilize again to protect this basic right?
Beyond trying to fix the migrant detention regime with incremental reforms, migrant rights’ activists should demand the detention regime be scrapped all together.
A year after U.S. Congress approved the “Alliance for Prosperity,” U.S. funding continues militarized, neoliberal policies that won’t stop violence in the Northern Triangle.
What is driving the current ‘scarcity amidst abundance’ of food in Venezuela?
Recent protests against femicide in Argentina reveal the deep roots and spreading branches of feminist activism in Latin America.
What has been the role of U.S. commercial interests in ending the U.S. embargo on Cuba?
The oil curse and socialism are two frequently touted reasons for Venezuela's current crisis. Each is elegant, convincing, and wrong--dangerously so.