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June 3, 2021
Manuela Badilla Rajevic

The historic uprising against inequality reclaimed past struggles and forged new tools for present resistance.

December 27, 2019
Verónica Dávila and Marisol LeBrón

How does a song about the ubiquity of sexual and gendered violence perpetrated by the state against women become an earworm?

December 10, 2019
Angus McNelly

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.

November 13, 2019
Jonah Walters

Diverse groups oppose Evo Morales, but the right-wing Christian figures representing the country’s old elite that are now grabbing power in Bolivia spells a new tragedy, Bolivian anthropologist Raul Rodriguez Arancibia explains.

October 31, 2019
Noam Titelman

Chile's new generations have become politicized in fragmented protests, marked by cathartic moments of social explosion and the collapse of some pillars that were supposed to be unmovable. The protests sparked by metro fare hikes are the latest chapter exploring the limits of what's possible. 

October 21, 2019
Pedro Cabán

The summer uprising of 2019 in Puerto Rico was a repudiation of politics as usual and revealed that Partido Popular Democrático and Partido Nuevo Progresista dominance of the island’s political system is no longer assured.

August 29, 2019
Beatriz Llenín Figueroa

En las plantillas de Excel de los tecnócratas, la condición de los docentes "sin plaza" se trata de un mero headcount de empleados adjuntos que hay que reducir. En los cuerpos de la facultad adjunta, vivimos las precarias condiciones, empeoradas por las que hoy enfrenta el país en pleno.

February 15, 2019
Bill Berkowitz

A profile of Malaquías Montoya, the Chicano artist whose work focuses on amplifying the voices of Chicanx farmworkers and Mexican immigrants.

November 26, 2018
Javier Porras Madero

In a popular consultation, Mexico overwhelmingly rejected the ongoing construction of a controversial airport. The backlash by Mexican elites reveals dark truths about what “modernization” really means in the country. 

November 14, 2018
Jackie McVicar

The trial against Berta Cáceres’ accused assassins has been riddled with irregularities and bias—and barred the victims' lawyers from participation. It is a tragic lost opportunity for justice in Honduras.

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