social movements

March 16, 2022
María Pilar García-Guadilla and Ulises Castro

Popular power was a cornerstone of the Bolivarian Revolution. Facing co-optation, crisis, and decline, its future remains in question.

March 11, 2022
María Pilar García-Guadilla and Ulises Castro

El poder popular fue la piedra angular de la revolución bolivariana. En un contexto de cooptación, crisis y declive, su futura esta en duda.

November 16, 2021
Vaclav Masek

In the latest episode of a lengthy saga of repression and resistance, Maya communities demanding to be consulted about a foreign-owned nickel mine in their territories now live under a state of siege.

April 16, 2021
James Beltis and Vélina Charlier

For members of Nou Pap Dòmi, a collective within Haiti’s PetroChallengers movement, the anti-corruption struggle is a space to imagine the kind of society they seek to create.

November 20, 2019
Gabriel Hetland

Debate continues to swirl around the questions of what led up to Morales's resignation and what has happened since. 

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 17, 2019
Mohammed Hamarsha and Cloe Perol

Ecuadorian Indigenous communities organized food, shelter, and domestic chores with the help of local volunteers, and proved the people’s power. But the anti-austerity fight might not be over.  

October 14, 2019
Wilma Salgado

Las protestas en Ecuador han representado más que los subsidios a la gaslona, sino una economía que dejan atrás a todxs menos los ricos. 

September 23, 2019
Jeffery R. Webber

Political theorist Mabel Thwaites Rey discusses the rise and decline of progressive governments in Latin America, dynamics that spurred the “end of the cycle,” and characteristics of the new Right.

August 26, 2019

As Mexican activists protest injustice in cases of gendered violence, a new collective criticizes the media’s failures to adequately cover violence against women and urges newsrooms to adopt a gender perspective in reporting on feminist issues.

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