News & Analysis

January 16, 2020

Closing its doors after over half a century of promoting internationalism from Havana, the Organization in Solidarity with the Peoples of Africa, Asia, and Latin America leaves a historical and artistic record of unprecedented Third World solidarity.

January 16, 2020

Cerrando sus puertas después de mas de medio ciclo de promover el internacionalismo desde La Habana, la Organización de Solidaridad de los Pueblos de África, Asia y América deja un registro histórico y artístico de solidaridad tricontinental sin precedentes.

January 15, 2020

Recent earthquakes and aftershocks in Puerto Rico generate overwhelming evidence of the urgent need for community-directed renewable energy.

January 14, 2020

One notorious detention center for unaccompanied immigrant children has shuttered. But the only way to ensure safety and dignity for all immigrant children is to insist on the abolition of detention.

January 13, 2020

As violence soars in Mexico, a controversial policy to crack down on crime is disproportionately affecting low-income individuals without improving public safety.

January 9, 2020

After two decades of rule by the reactionary Dominican Liberation Party reign, the task of democratizing the Dominican Republic remains a difficult one.

January 8, 2020

In their new books, two veteran journalists detail the U.S. role in the national—and global—rise and fortification of borders.

January 6, 2020

A housing movement on the fringes of Mexico City offers an example of the fruits of breaking with the clientelism that has long dominated Mexican politics to build autonomous alternatives in its communities.

December 30, 2019

Medellín’s flagship public space interventions fall short of remedying structural problems, but for local residents in Comuna 13, the city’s changes offer a platform to advance their struggles for social justice in creative ways.

December 28, 2019

Iniciativas de planificación urbana colaborativa promovidas por movimientos de vivienda y el gobierno local en la capital de Uruguay ofrecen oportunidades para que los habitantes marginalizados puedan reclamar espacios en el centro de la ciudad.  

December 27, 2019

How does a song about the ubiquity of sexual and gendered violence perpetrated by the state against women become an earworm?

December 23, 2019

Within the ELN, differing ideologies and visions for the end of conflict may set a time limit on the potential for peace.

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