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An interview with Mexican activist Gustavo Castro Soto about the Berta Cáceres assassination— and building a world that moves beyond extractivism.
President Dilma Rousseff’s tenuous political situation reflects the victories of a conservative backlash that is threatening democratic institutions.
Clinton’s State Department overlooked human rights abuses and corruption while keeping a lucrative flow of contracts moving to U.S. security firms working in Mexico.
Market-led development pits private profit against the public good. It can’t solve El Salvador’s epidemic of violence.
Securing the “rule of law” and purging corrupt politicians will not suffice—only structural transformation (i.e. redistribution) will address the roots of Guatemala’s democratic malaise.
An interview with Ha-Joon Chang on the region’s alternatives to the Washington Consensus
The continental capitalist offensive in Mexico has been backed up by both state and private violence, and has produced many Ayotzinapas.
As the World Cup approaches, Rio's favelas experience new versions of neoliberal development, complete with gentrification, private security, and failed public transportation.