Opinion & Analysis

February 1, 2019

Mexico’s new progressive president says he has a just immigration plan. But critics say it’s flawed.

January 30, 2019

Un golpe de estado en Veneuela no parece probable mientras las Fuerzas Armadas respaldan a Maduro. Mientras tanto, acción estadounidense a lo mejor petardeará y solamente fortalecer el cúpula de poder.

January 30, 2019

A military coup d’état in Venezuela doesn’t seem likely so long as the Armed Forces support Maduro. Meanwhile, U.S. action will likely backfire, and serve only to strengthen those in power.

January 28, 2019

The decline of global capitalism points to another total economic collapse of Central America, reminiscent of the regional upheaval of the 1970s and 80s. 

January 25, 2019

Este año, el grupo colombiano se embarca en una iniciativa para preservar la selva colombiana. 

January 25, 2019

An interview with Simón Mejía of Bomba Estéreo on the Colombian band’s effort to preserve Colombia’s rainforests.

January 24, 2019

Juan Guaidó has declared himself the president of Venezuela. What comes next?


January 18, 2019

What are the lessons of the EZLN's revolutionary struggle for Indigenous autonomy, a quarter-century after declaring war on Mexico and global capitalism?

January 15, 2019

The election of neo-fascist Jair Bolsonaro in Brazil has consolidated a rapprochement between the Americas’ two largest countries, with President Trump eager to befriend him.

January 11, 2019

In loving memory of Larry Birns, revolutionary humanist and long-time friend of NACLA (1929-2018) 

January 9, 2019

So long as Colombia’s peace accords fail to contend with the liberal economic order or challenge extractivism and militarism in the country, they will fall short of achieving true gender justice.

January 7, 2019

In Catalyst, René Rojas provides an impressive structural analysis of the Pink Tide’s rise and fall. But to explain and confront a resurgent Right across the region, our understandings of the Left turn’s shortcomings must go further.