Reviews

June 17, 2022
Amy Cox Hall

María Elena García’s new book exposes the intensely colonial and patriarchal politics underlying Peru’s much-praised gastronomic boom.

June 3, 2022
Daniel Rey

Through the stories of everyday citizens, writer and activist Carlos Manuel Álvarez highlights the island's diversity of people and experiences and the failures of the state.

May 27, 2022
Steve Ellner

As the Left in power returns, the lessons of the Pink Tide have become increasingly relevant. Recognizing governments’ well-conceived policies as well as their errors is key to understanding the comeback.

May 20, 2022
Bret Gustafson

Farthing and Becker’s book sheds new light on the violence of the interim government as well as the heroic resistance of Bolivian social movements.

May 6, 2022
Judith Williams

For Caribbean immigrants in New York City, dynamics of race, class, and gender significantly impact both food practices and health.

April 29, 2022
Jorge E. Cuéllar

An archive of creative rebellion reminds us how maneuvering within imperialism’s blindspots helps pry open space for resistance and liberation.

April 21, 2022
Humberto J. Rocha

In Oscar Martínez's new book, the editor-in-chief of El Faro reflects on his years of reporting in and out of El Salvador, questioning journalistic practices, analyzing the ethics of his actions, and grappling with the violence he has witnessed. 

April 15, 2022
Gerard Coffey

A conversation with author Japhy Wilson about his recent book examining Rafael Correa’s plans for the Amazon during his time as president of Ecuador.

March 18, 2022
Guadalupe Correa-Cabrera

The militarized war on drugs, strict U.S. immigration policy, maquiladora development, and misogyny are all part of the cocktail fueling cycles of crime and abuse in a violent border city.

March 10, 2022
Bárbara I. Abadía-Rexach

Afro-Puerto Rican women on the frontlines of climate justice struggles have the knowledge and practices to build a more sustainable future for all.

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