Opinion & Analysis

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.

 

October 2, 2018

A 2002 discussion with Raúl Álvarez Garín, a survivor of the 1968 student massacre, on the ongoing legacy of state impunity in Mexico

October 1, 2018

Will president elect Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) bring justice to the families who were detained, disappeared, and killed during Mexico’s dirty war? He could start with the Cabañas family.

September 28, 2018

Coal mining in La Guajira, Colombia, has caused widespread devastation—physical, environmental, and cultural—for Indigenous and Afro-descendant communities. It is time for it to end.

September 28, 2018

La minería de carbón en La Guajira, Colombia, ha causado gran devastación—física, ambiental, y cultural—para las comunidades Indígenas y Afrodescendientes. Es hora de que acabe.

September 27, 2018

The recent approval of a new oil concession in Ecuador fails to fulfill Indigenous rights enshrined in the country’s 2008 Constitution

September 24, 2018

Many reports on the situation in Nicaragua have failed to capture the complexity of the crisis

 

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