Recent Articles in the NACLA Report
Under Bolsonaro, environmental crimes skyrocketed amid a slide toward authoritarianism. Now, defending the rainforest also means rescuing Brazil’s democratic rule of law.
The science is clear: rehabilitating the Amazon rainforest is essential to mitigating climate change and reversing biodiversity loss. Indigenous knowledge must play a central role.
In times of political turbulence, elites often turn to violence. As Bolsonaro’s grip on power faltered, anti-Indigenous attacks in the Amazon exploded, fueled by narratives of hate.
Despite the enduring image of the Amazon as a vast jungle frontier, urbanized spaces—and the millions of people that call them home—are central to the past and future of the rainforest.
Lula’s government is pushing back after encroachment on Indigenous territories intensified under Bolsonaro. For a Munduruku leader, grassroots territorial struggle remains critical.
Our Summer 2023 issue of the NACLA Report brings movement voices together with research and analysis to lay out what’s at stake in the Amazon and how to avert a deeper crisis.
Despite intense repression and transphobic division, a powerful feminist movement is shifting the terms of debate on gender violence.
Across the hemisphere and beyond, right-wing forces are leveraging the power of internationalism to galvanize hardline “resistance” against a new wave of leftist governments.
As Latin America swings left, activists keep alive a long anarchist tradition of critiquing the limits of state power. For them, the real alternatives are in communities, workplaces, and the streets.
Our latest issue of the NACLA Report explores lessons from the Pink Tide and what lies ahead for the diverse Lefts in Latin America today.
For one activist, Chile’s proposed constitution missed a historic opportunity to defend migrant rights amid a right-wing backlash that ultimately defeated the new progressive charter.
Throughout Chile’s constitutional process, right-wing rhetoric has rejected Indigenous recognitions and representation in defense of the status quo.