Category: South America

Jennifer Chisholm: A Sustainable Favela?

How favela residents in Rio are fighting back against threats of eviction by forging new identities based on ecological preservation

Mario Osava: Another Setback in Brazil

The wave of conservativism is testing its limits in Brazil, as reflected by a Labour Ministry decree that seeks to block the fight against slavery-like working conditions, which has been provisionally revoked by the justice system. The powerful “ruralist” parliamentary bloc that represents agribusiness has been chalking up victories, such as keeping Michel Temer in Read more…

Atilio Boron: Macrismo Reloaded

The Tasks We Have Ahead

Mark Weisbrot: Brazil’s Donald Trump?

The presidential hopes of politician Jair Bolsonaro arose from the collapse of Brazilian democracy

Dario Farcy: Where is Santiago Maldonado?

Disappearance of Argentine Activist Sparks Movement for Political Justice

Glenn Greenwald: The Real Culprit

Brazil’s latest outbreak of drug gang violence is due to the war on drugs

Ariel Dorfman: How to Read Donald Trump

On Burning Books But Not Ideas

Patrick Bond: Capitalist ‘deglobalization’

BRICS Xiamen summit doomed by centrifugal economics

Joe Emersberger: Lenin Moreno is a Fraud

How far to the right will he take Ecuador?

Michael Fox: ‘Donald Trump of Brazil’

Jair Bolsonaro, Brazil’s bombastic, homophobic, sexist, and dictatorship-defending presidential candidate is rising in the polls

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