Recent Articles in the NACLA Report

December 8, 2020

In postwar El Salvador, ecclesial base communities have refocused their radical faith for a new context, remaining active and influential in their communities and political movements.

December 2, 2020

Memories of the civil war in Livingston’s Afro-Indigenous community excavate an untold history long excluded from the official record.

November 18, 2020

Questionable homicide numbers, a murky police purge, and a pervasive distrust of authorities in Honduras reveal deep state failures that enable violence and impunity.

November 11, 2020

Port workers in Belize City took on the powerful export industry and won important concessions, elevating working-class demands and building solidarity for ongoing resistance to defend their livelihoods.

November 5, 2020

Read the editors' introduction to our latest print issue of the NACLA Report, "Fighting for a People's Isthmus," focused on Central America.

September 9, 2020

Beyond harrowing scenes of overburdened hospitals and loved ones unable to bury their dead, Ecuador’s coronavirus crisis has also produced carceral involution: “immunological elites” stay home while the poor and working class must risk contagion and incarceration.

September 2, 2020

Two HIV-prevention activists discuss collective care as an antidote to racial capitalism’s accelerated violence against queer, racialized, and colonized bodies.

August 31, 2020

Faced with an onslaught of disasters and the injustices of colonialism, Puerto Rican communities have bet on their own survival. Their mutual aid efforts testify to both the power of grassroots organizing and the scale of state neglect. 

August 5, 2020

On Nicaragua’s Caribbean coast, Black and Indigenous forest rangers take environmental protection into their own hands.

August 5, 2020

Climate change mitigation does not guarantee social justice. To avoid deepening inequalities, clean energy transitions must prioritize communities over profit.

August 5, 2020

The struggle to transform Puerto Rico’s flawed energy grid with locally controlled alternatives is a matter of life and death.

July 24, 2020

Hope for revolutionary change requires urgent climate action now. The energy transition must be as radical as possible to ensure the conditions for future struggles to overcome capitalism.

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