Securing the “rule of law” and purging corrupt politicians will not suffice—only structural transformation (i.e. redistribution) will address the roots of Guatemala’s democratic malaise.
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Negotiating Latino representation in Hollywood.
Exposing the corruption behind an Argentine soccer team's downfall.
By legitimizing exclusionary border policing regimes in the U.S. and EU, groups like Human Rights Watch and Amnesty International contribute to ongoing humanitarian crises
Contrary to mainstream media portrayals, Latin America remains wary of the U.S. government despite recent progress on Cuba policy.
Setbacks for the ruling MAS party in Bolivia’s subnational elections show that voters want more local democracy and accountability, without necessarily rejecting the MAS political project.
Anti-government protests in Brazil on Sunday attracted smaller crowds than their March 15 predecessors, and demonstrators were united only by their racial composition and class biases.
Don’t believe the right-wing media’s emphasis on corruption—the recent demonstrations are motivated by entrenched elite discontent over expanding economic and political inclusion for the nation’s majority.