Opinion & Analysis

November 8, 2017
Jennifer Chisholm

How favela residents in Rio are fighting back against threats of eviction by forging new identities based on ecological preservation.

November 6, 2017
Ernesto Semán and Gabriel Vommaro

Mauricio Macri’s center-right party, Cambiemos, had a robust showing in October’s midterm elections. What does this say about democracy in Argentina?

November 3, 2017
Lindsay Ofrias

For twenty years, Chevron-Texaco dumped billions of gallons of toxic waste into Ecuador's northern Amazon. How have communities responded?

November 1, 2017
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October 27, 2017
Kaelyn Forde

Five years after the deadly Ahuas shootings in Honduras, a detailed report reveals direct DEA involvement, government inaction, and little help for the victims.

October 23, 2017
Andrea Bolivar

Andrea Bolivar discusses how criminalization has affected trans Latina sex workers in Chicago

October 20, 2017
Cristian Izquierdo

How the U.S. and Salvadoran politicians alike use Temporary Protected Status (TPS) as a political tool—and what can be done.

October 19, 2017
Angel “Monxo” López Santiago

In the wake of Hurricanes Maria and Irma, the Caribbean must escape the trappings of modern-day colonialism and seek out its own kinds of sovereignties.

October 18, 2017
Mario Murillo

As a 53-year civil war winds down, coca growers face growing pressure to shelve their lucrative crop.

October 13, 2017
Giorgio Boccardo, Sebastián Caviedes, and Pablo Contreras Kallens

A critical assessment of the historical and current context of Venezuela’s crisis—what's next for the left in Latin America?

October 11, 2017
Karina Biondi

Could the origins and code of ethics of São Paulo's largest prison gang offer a new way to think about prison security policy in Brazil?

October 10, 2017
Moira Birss

From Standing Rock to Yanacocha: Criminalizing environmental activism in the Americas.

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