News & Analysis

August 12, 2020

The U.S. government and private sector have contributed to fighting the coronavirus in the Amazon. Their intentions for the region concern local advocates.

August 10, 2020

The 1970 murder of a U.S. police advisor in Uruguay offers lessons for police reform debates today.

August 6, 2020

Joaquín M. Chávez recovers the forgotten history of the rural working-class who helped form El Salvador’s leftist radicalism.

August 5, 2020

On Nicaragua’s Caribbean coast, Black and Indigenous forest rangers take environmental protection into their own hands.

August 5, 2020

Climate change mitigation does not guarantee social justice. To avoid deepening inequalities, clean energy transitions must prioritize communities over profit.

August 5, 2020

The struggle to transform Puerto Rico’s flawed energy grid with locally controlled alternatives is a matter of life and death.

August 4, 2020

Months after the peak of Guayaquil’s battle with the coronavirus, another crisis has emerged: finding, identifying, and returning the dead to their families.

July 30, 2020

Five Garífuna men were kidnapped on July 18 in Triunfo de la Cruz, Honduras. Miriam Miranda of the Black Fraternal Organization of Honduras says authorities are complacent toward rising violence against the Garífuna people.

July 27, 2020

Professor Keymer Ávila de la Universidad Central de Venezuela habla de la violencia estatal. Cada año las fuerzas de seguridad en Venezuela matan miles de jovenes empobrecidos y racializados.

July 27, 2020

Professor Keymer Ávila of the Institute of Criminal Sciences at the Central University of Venezuela discusses lethal state violence. Venezuelan security forces kill thousands of racialized and impoverished young people every year.

July 24, 2020

Hope for revolutionary change requires urgent climate action now. The energy transition must be as radical as possible to ensure the conditions for future struggles to overcome capitalism.

July 23, 2020

C.J. Alvarez's new book encourages the reader to see beyond the infrastructure that litters the borderlands, question what we take for granted, and imagine what could have been.

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