repression

May 11, 2021
La Liga Contra el Silencio

The government’s response to massive protests repeats old tropes of smearing the organizers as criminals. Labels like “urban terrorist” or “extreme vandals” aim to justify the excessive repression.

October 26, 2018
Greg Grandin

By 1979, much of the southern cone had fallen to right-wing military dictatorships in an era defined by militarist anti-communism, the defeat of the working class movement, and the emergence of neoliberalism. From our 50th anniversary issue, available open access for a limited time.

August 7, 2018
Michael Wilson Becerril

Multinational mining corporations in northern Peru have devised a number of strategies for suppressing environmental activism and protest, from strategic investment to media relations to outright intimidation and repression.

June 19, 2015
Nikki Drake

As the Colombian peace talks proceed, some communities have attempted to move closer to resolving the country’s decades-old violence by maintaining an active and credible distance from all major parties of the conflict.

February 9, 2015
Rachel Conrad
"We have seen that there is bountiful knowledge and bravery here to defend the right to water. We are always united."
December 16, 2013
In a mining conflict country, police brutality under the pay of mining corporations is the ugliest side of community relations. With financial and logistical support from the corporations, the police find incentives to use force. What would Servando Huanca, Vallejo's anti-miner in El tungsteno (1931), have done about it?
September 25, 2007
Joe Schneider
September 25, 2007
Joe Schneider
September 25, 2007
Stanley A. Gacek
September 25, 2007
Susanne Jonas

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