The Right and Far Right

November 14, 2023
Verónica Gago and Luci Cavallero

Ultra-right politician Javier Milei will face Sergio Massa in a run-off election in Argentina on November 19 amid currency devaluation and growing indebtedness. A feminist analysis brings the stakes of the vote into focus.

November 14, 2023
Ociel Alí López

Viewed in light of Latin America's recent progressive wave, diverging electoral results in Ecuador and Argentina generate hope and uncertainty.

El peronista Sergio Massa (izq.) y el libertario Javier Milei (der.) competirán por la presidencia en una segunda vuelta. (Marcos Corrêa / Palácio do Planalto / Wikimedia Commons / CC BY 4.0 Deed). (Ilan Berkenwald / Flickr / CC BY-SA 4.0 Deed).
November 1, 2023
Mariano Schuster and Pablo Stefanoni, Nueva Sociedad

Peronism made a comeback in Argentina’s first-round presidential election. Libertarian Javier Milei failed to secure an outright win and now faces Sergio Massa in the runoff.

September 29, 2023
Jorge Núñez

Protection rackets and political influencers feed an insecurity crisis and promote racist narratives ahead of the country’s October 15 presidential runoff.

September 19, 2023
Nyki Duda

Linked to disappearances in Paine, José Antonio Kast, a rising star in Chile's far-right Republicano Party, gains national prominence with Pinochet-era nostalgia.

August 15, 2023
Mariano Schuster and Pablo Stefanoni / Nueva Sociedad

The Argentine primary elections caused a political earthquake, with libertarian Javier Milei taking first place and Peronism coming in third. Never before has the radicalized right won so many votes.

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