Opinion & Analysis

October 25, 2018

Ahead of his inauguration, president-elect Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) has warmed up to NAFTA as he eyes fossil fuel expansion.

October 22, 2018

The Workers’ Party’s presidential candidate stands between Brazil and fascism. Fernando Haddad’s time as both Education Minister and mayor of São Paulo attests to the kinds of progressive policies he would promote as president

October 19, 2018

NACLA's editors introduce NACLA's 50th anniversary issue

October 18, 2018

In Cuba, the debate over marriage equality reflects a changing society. This is the third installment in NACLA's forum on Cuba’s constitutional reform.

October 15, 2018

The fascistic Jair Bolsonaro nearly scraped a first-round victory in Brazil, an ominous sign for both the Left and for the country’s democracy. But the values he espouses go far beyond Brazil, and it is up to the Left to devise new alternatives. 

October 12, 2018

A national court has found that the Guatemalan army committed genocide. But it has also found Rodríguez Sánchez, Ríos Montt’s chief of military intelligence, not guilty. Survivors are determined to continue their struggle for justice.

 

October 11, 2018

The strength of far-right demagogue Jair Bolsonaro in the first round of the Brazilian elections puts the country well on its way to being the next victim of a reactionary-populist international groundswell.

 
October 9, 2018

The rights-monitoring app was launched earlier this year in 11 countries—but some activists and experts wonder if it's just another colonial tool to extract indigenous knowledge. 

October 9, 2018

¿Podrá el presidente electo Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) traer justicia a las familias que fueron detenidas, desaparecidas, y asesinadas durante la guerra sucia de México? Él podría comenzar con la familia Cabañas.

October 4, 2018

What it means that a far-right fascist sympathizer is a leading candidate in Brazil's presidential election this Sunday

 

October 3, 2018

Brazil’s leftist parties have found a new kind of candidate: academics with a viral social media following.

October 3, 2018

A conversation with Fernando Haddad, the Lula-backed, Workers’ Party candidate for president about the Brazilian elite’s contempt for democracy and whether his party can return to power.

 

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