Articles by: Matías Vernengo
Brazil’s leading presidential candidate Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva could face jail time as soon as April 4 and his subsequent disqualification from the race. What does this mean for the future of democracy and the Left in Brazil?
Rather than a “free trade” agreement between the United States and Colombia, the plan that will be sent to Congress should be understood as a corporate and financial liberalization agreement. Workers, in Colombia and the United States, have little to gain, and everything to lose. This article was originally published in the May/June 2011 issue of the NACLA Report on the Americas.