Tag: Latin America


Looting, Dispossessing, Incarcerating

How is the ecological fallout from the construction of the Belo Monte hydroelectric dam in Brazil related to the struggle against prisons?

This is a side-on view of the Brazilian flag draped over a table. The words, "Ordem e Progresso" are visible.

“Bolsonarismo” after Bolsonaro

Sean Purdy explains how a network of far-right elements may seek to continue promoting a “Bolsonarist” agenda in Brazil, even after his loss to Lula da Silva in Brazil’s recent Presidential election, and how the left must learn from its legacy of antifascist struggle in order to truly defeat them.

Green-blue Casa Ejidal in an agrarian setting in Comonfort, Mexico

Mexico’s Ejido Experiment

Richard Velázquez Perales shows how Mexico’s ejidos offer more liberated relations of agrarian production but cannot alone resolve rural inequalities which predate, but were magnified by, neoliberal reforms.


“Those Who Are Poor, Die Poor”

How should we understand the election of Boric in relation to the social explosions of October? Jeffrey R. Webber makes sense of the Chilean scene.

Latin America

Manufacturing Legitimacy

Given the recent election in Peru it is important to remember the lessons of OAS intervention in Bolivia.


Mariátegui in Debate

Deni Alfaro Rubbo reviews Mike Gonzalez’s new book, In the Red Corner, about the political ideas of José Carlos Mariátegui.


Just Imagine, My Dear, It Won’t Be Painless

Jeffery R. Webber writes about Gabriela Cabezón Cámara’s recently translated Booker Prize-nominated novel “The Adventures of China Iron.”


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