Opinion & Analysis

June 13, 2017
Alyshia Gálvez

Three cofounders of the Lehman College DREAM Team in New York City on the past, present, and future of undocumented youth organizing.

June 9, 2017
Todd Miller and Joe Nevins

From the print magazine: Trump’s plan to wall off the entire U.S.-Mexico border is just one of a growing list of actions that extend U.S. border patrol efforts far past the international boundary itself.

June 8, 2017
Brian Mier

Leaked tapes revealing massive corruption and bribery by Brazil’s coup president, Michel Temer, and party leader Aécio Neves have sent the country’s right-wing coalition into a tailspin. Could it be an opening for the Left? 

June 6, 2017
Christy Thornton

Elections in the State of Mexico on Sunday revealed the growing power of the Mexican Left — and the lengths to which the ruling party will go to repress it. 

May 31, 2017
Chelsey Dyer

As protests in Colombia rage on, President Trump’s meeting with Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos could point towards a deepening of militarized drug war policies over investing in Colombia's peace process.

May 29, 2017
Patrick Timmons

How Javier Valdez’s narrative journalism predicted his own death

May 26, 2017
Nicolas Allen and Hernán Ouviña

Some 80 years after his death, Marxist theorist Antonio Gramsci’s relevance for social movements and the Left in Latin America persists. 

May 25, 2017
Rubrick Biegon

Will Trump’s mercantilist approach to trade threaten a more coercive economic regime, or will it follow traditional conservative trade policy?

May 24, 2017
Sandra Cuffe

Rural communities and environmental activists in Honduras, Guatemala, Nicaragua, and El Salvador unite to create a new front of resistance against mining projects across the region.

May 18, 2017
Federico Barahona

For the mothers whose children have been disappeared during the drug war in Mexico, there is little to celebrate.

May 11, 2017
Steve Ellner

What Chavista theorist Heinz Dieterich can tell us about the current crisis in Venezuela – and what he misses.

May 4, 2017
Santiago Navarro F. and Renata Bessi

United States Southern Command says its role in Costa Rica is to fight drug trafficking and offer humanitarian aid. But hydroelectric projects and mineral speculation betray another aim. 

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