Category: South America

Salvador Allende: Allende’s Last Speech

Salvador Allende died 45 years ago in a US-backed coup. Here’s his final address, broadcast over the radio while he was barricaded in the presidential palace

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Vijay Prashad: Small Farmers in Argentina’s Crisis

Wildo would like to live in a world where he is not defined by the power of capital. That is the world he is fighting to build

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Joao Pedro Stedile: A way out for Brazil

The country needs a new project of development for the people. More subordination, submission and exploitation of the people will not be a way out for Brazil

Michael Wilson Becerril: How Gold Mining Companies Stifle Opposition in Peru

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

Pilar Villanueva: The Riots of Chile’s New Generations

From the Struggle for Free Education to the Feminist Student Movement

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Patrick Bond: BRICS-Johannesburg simultaneously disappoints and threatens

With Trump setting the agenda on the building and destruction of political alliances between states while wrecking prospects of multilateral action, the world requires a new generation of international leaders to develop a genuine alternative

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Glenn Greenwald: Brazil’s Disastrous 2018 Presidential Race

By removing Dilma, they knowingly empowered actual criminals and gangsters, people whose thieving and mobster behavior make Dilma’s budgetary tricks look like jaywalking

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Glenn Greenwald: Photo of Kissing Gay Couple Sparks Controversy in Brazil

In this climate, Lotti’s bold choice to prominently display a photograph of two men kissing, at a mainstream tourist attraction frequented by millions of families and children, is no small gesture

Gabriela Garton: A Battlefield for Gender Equality

Argentina’s women’s soccer team is tired of being sidelined and mistreated. Now they are fighting back, and the Argentine Football Association is taking note

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Joao Pedro Stedile: ‘We Defend the Constituent Assembly’

iI Lula’s candidacy is prevented, a political crisis will become even more acute

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