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Understanding structures of domination helps us better support efforts to transform them. Read more in "Militarized Democracy Refracted," the Winter 2023 issue of the NACLA Report.
Legal U.S. firearm sales to Latin American countries are on the rise, arming violent actors in Mexico, Guatemala, and elsewhere. U.S. gun export policies need more than tweaking.
As the United States and its allies push renewed foreign intervention, the uses and abuses of the first Black republic as a testing ground of imperialism offer stark warnings. Haiti still struggles to be free.
As expropriations for the controversial megaproject accelerate, impacted communities assess the security and geopolitical implications.
Under Bolsonaro, environmental crimes skyrocketed amid a slide toward authoritarianism. Now, defending the rainforest also means rescuing Brazil’s democratic rule of law.
Jonathan Katz’s book about the career of a decorated Marine turned critic attests to the symbiotic relationship between militarism and U.S. commercial expansion.
The United States backs anti-narcotics operations as Colombia’s military faces a storm of criticism.
Across the region, militarization is on the rise, posing a major threat to democracy and justice. What can be done?
How reconsidering the history of policing in Puerto Rico complicates our understandings of the island's colonial relationship with the United States