Opinion & Analysis

November 4, 2019

A NACLA reading list from the past decade to help contextualize the ongoing protests in Chile. 

October 31, 2019

Chile's new generations have become politicized in fragmented protests, marked by cathartic moments of social explosion and the collapse of some pillars that were supposed to be unmovable. The protests sparked by metro fare hikes are the latest chapter exploring the limits of what's possible. 

October 30, 2019

A history behind Santiago's subway system and why a fare increase sparked massive protests. 

October 29, 2019

Sunday's elections in Argentina demonstrate that pronouncements of the death of the Left in Latin America were premature. 

October 28, 2019

The Left's largest victory in Colombia's October local elections came in the former paramilitary stronghold of Magdalena, where a growing progressive movement has taken control of both the capital city and governorship for the first time.

October 26, 2019

A NACLA reading list to put Argentina’s contentious elections, and Cristina Fernández de Kirchner’s resurgence, into context.

October 25, 2019

As protests continue in Chile over systemic inequality, the government is resorting to tactics not seen since the dictatorship. 

October 24, 2019

Despite Evo Morales declaring victory, the election in Bolivia reflects growing discomfort with his hold on power. 

October 24, 2019

With the likely return of Kirchner, it's important to look back at the complicated relationship between Argentina and the International Monetary Fund to understand the country's economic future. 

October 22, 2019

Ahead of the October elections in Argentina, Villa 31 encapsulates the failures of the Macri administration in addressing marginalized communities' needs. 

October 21, 2019

The summer uprising of 2019 in Puerto Rico was a repudiation of politics as usual and revealed that Partido Popular Democrático and Partido Nuevo Progresista dominance of the island’s political system is no longer assured.

October 17, 2019

Ecuadorian Indigenous communities organized food, shelter, and domestic chores with the help of local volunteers, and proved the people’s power. But the anti-austerity fight might not be over.  

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