Recent Articles in the NACLA Report

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.

May 4, 2020

In the laboratory of neoliberalism, Chileans are rejecting the commodification of humanity and widening the cracks that will tear the system down.

April 2, 2020

Sanctions and other forms of economic warfare have long caused serious harm for countries on the receiving end of Washington’s efforts to impose its policy agenda. Could a progressive U.S. administration marshal economic power at the service of people, not capital?

March 20, 2020

The United States must abandon Cold War-era foreign policies and accept that Cuba is a sovereign nation free to define its political future— even if that means continuing socialism.

January 21, 2020

Rio de Janeiro’s poor communities face increasing vulnerability as armed groups expand control of entire neighborhoods, operating illicit businesses from protection rackets to real estate, with dire consequences for local residents living under a violent parallel state.

December 30, 2019

Medellín’s flagship public space interventions fall short of remedying structural problems, but for local residents in Comuna 13, the city’s changes offer a platform to advance their struggles for social justice in creative ways.

December 20, 2019

Once-hopeful experiments in local democracy have largely succumbed to the crushing crisis gripping Venezuela. What can we learn from their demise?

December 10, 2019

Known as the epicenter of anti-austerity rebellion during Bolivia’s Gas War, El Alto remains a powerful example of the potential for local movements to leverage their cities to shape national politics.