Opinion & Analysis

October 30, 2018

How can we understand the rise in Venezuelan migration in recent years?

October 29, 2018

Jair Bolsonaro has propelled anger and vitriol against the Left, the poor, and so-called identity politics to the surface of Brazilian society. After his win, what’s next?

October 26, 2018

By 1979, much of the southern cone had fallen to right-wing military dictatorships in an era defined by militarist anti-communism, the defeat of the working class movement, and the emergence of neoliberalism. From our 50th anniversary issue, available open access for a limited time.

October 25, 2018

Ahead of Brazil's election Sunday, a look at the context and recent history of Brazil's beleaguered politics 

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. 

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