Opinion & Analysis

February 16, 2018

How U.S.-backed military interventions in the Caribbean have been tied up with fossil fuel extractivism.

February 15, 2018

Mexico’s recently approved Internal Security Law grants its military unprecedented policing abilities—with broad-reaching implications for security policy across the region. 

February 9, 2018

Can Marichuy, an Indigenous activist, collect enough signatures to appear on ballots in Mexico's 2018 presidential election? 

February 6, 2018

With DACA’s expiration date slated for March 5, Republicans are betting that Democrats will prioritize mid-term elections over the fight to protect 800,000 young immigrants.

February 2, 2018

Latin America's largest economy is in disarray; its Workers’ Party faces destruction; its radical left searches for a response. The second installment of our coverage on Lula’s conviction.

February 2, 2018

Brazil's progressive forces face an enormous challenge in rebuilding the Left. But the game is far from over—and Lula will continue to play a key role in it.

February 2, 2018

What’s next for the Brazilian left?

February 2, 2018

"For my friends, everything. For my enemies, the law."

February 1, 2018

Latin America's largest economy is in disarray; its historic Workers Party faces destruction; and its radical left searches for a response.

February 1, 2018

As Lula's judicial saga moves into a new stage, the Brazilian left faces more questions than ever.

February 1, 2018

The Lula conviction signals the end of an era for the Brazilian left. But it's profoundly unclear what comes next.

February 1, 2018

The deep arbitrariness of Brazil's judicial system is a legacy of enslavement and colonialism.

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