Southern Cone

February 23, 2024
Daniel Cholakian

The cultural sector stands out in the resistance to right-wing austerity policies in Argentina.

February 16, 2024
Carole Concha Bell

Felipe Gálvez's award-winning film Los Colonos delves into Chile’s brutal settler-colonial past, exposing the consequences of cultural extermination and resonating with Latin America's contemporary Indigenous struggles.

February 12, 2024
Patricia Rodriguez

President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva’s administration brought high hopes of reversing devastating environmental destruction. Will a new fossil fuel boom undermine promises for change?

January 30, 2024
Hannah McKenzie

Meet the artists pushing for a wave of social change through sapafunk, a subgenre that celebrates lesbian desire and sexuality.

January 23, 2024
Nara Roberta Silva

Brazil’s Workers’ Party has been back in power for a year. Despite some progress, concessions to the far right continue.

January 16, 2024
Patricia Rodríguez

From Patagonia, an environmental activist discusses her community’s struggle against a new oil pipeline and the threats of expanding extractivism in their territory.

December 21, 2023
Nyki Duda

Once again, Chileans voted no on a constitutional referendum. The Pinochet-era constitution endures while the path to reform remains uncertain.

December 13, 2023
James J. A. Blair

Argentina's new president, Javier Milei, draws on authoritarian tactics reminiscent of Trump and Bolsonaro, but his ideology has deeper roots in Thatcherism, raising questions about the Falklands/Malvinas.

December 12, 2023
Lucía Cholakian Herrera

Supporters cheered as the new far-right libertarian president pledged to push austerity measures. But with progressive forces vowing to resist, his shock treatment could backfire.

December 4, 2023
Moira Millán

A Mapuche leader or weychafe expresses solidarity with Palestinian women in an open letter penned from the impotence of distance and the certainty of resistance.

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