neoliberalism

April 28, 2016
Moira Birss and Gustavo Castro Soto

An interview with Mexican activist Gustavo Castro Soto about the Berta Cáceres assassination— and building a world that moves beyond extractivism.

March 24, 2016
Gianpaolo Baiocchi and Marcelo K. Silva

President Dilma Rousseff’s tenuous political situation reflects the victories of a conservative backlash that is threatening democratic institutions.

March 3, 2016
Jesse Franzblau

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.

January 29, 2016
Michael Busch

Market-led development pits private profit against the public good. It can’t solve El Salvador’s epidemic of violence.

May 19, 2015
Nicholas Copeland

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.

March 4, 2015

An interview with Ha-Joon Chang on the region’s alternatives to the Washington Consensus

December 7, 2014
Richard Roman and Edur Velasco Arregui

The continental capitalist offensive in Mexico has been backed up by both state and private violence, and has produced many Ayotzinapas.

July 14, 2014
Watered down telecoms reforms represent a victory for big business in Mexico.
April 16, 2014
Brian Mier

As the World Cup approaches, Rio's favelas experience new versions of neoliberal development, complete with gentrification, private security, and failed public transportation. 

February 2, 2014
Credited with developing BRICs theory, Jim O'Neill is now onto a trendier acronym. According to his MINTs theory, Mexico’s competitive manufacturing edge and cheap and “flexible” labor will place the country among the ten most powerful economies.

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