Opinion & Analysis

January 24, 2020

Peru’s January 2020 congressional elections represent the fall of the Fujimori party and the unraveling of widespread nepotism and corruption. What does it mean for the Peruvian Amazon?

January 21, 2020

Rio de Janeiro’s poor communities face increasing vulnerability as armed groups expand control of entire neighborhoods, operating illicit businesses from protection rackets to real estate, with dire consequences for local residents living under a violent parallel state.

January 21, 2020

Las comunidades marginalizadas de Rio de Janeiro enfrentan cada vez mas vulnerabilidad como consecuencia de los grupos armados que expandan su control de barrios enteros, operando negocios ilícitos con impactos serios para los habitantes viviendo bajo un estado paralelo violento.

January 20, 2020

A dictatorship-era torturer is suing one of his victims in Brazil in a stark reminder of how Bolsonaro emboldens rights abusers. 

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.

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