News & Analysis
The U.S. government and private sector have contributed to fighting the coronavirus in the Amazon. Their intentions for the region concern local advocates.
The 1970 murder of a U.S. police advisor in Uruguay offers lessons for police reform debates today.
Joaquín M. Chávez recovers the forgotten history of the rural working-class who helped form El Salvador’s leftist radicalism.
On Nicaragua’s Caribbean coast, Black and Indigenous forest rangers take environmental protection into their own hands.
Climate change mitigation does not guarantee social justice. To avoid deepening inequalities, clean energy transitions must prioritize communities over profit.
The struggle to transform Puerto Rico’s flawed energy grid with locally controlled alternatives is a matter of life and death.
Months after the peak of Guayaquil’s battle with the coronavirus, another crisis has emerged: finding, identifying, and returning the dead to their families.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.