Source: Jacobin Brazil’s interim government is orchestrating a stunning transfer of power to the country’s elites. Brazil’s new interim president Michel Temer’s motto seems to be: “Injure all at once, and perhaps, one day, return […]
The new Latin American left, in all its shades of red or pink, has lately been experiencing perhaps its roughest string of months since it came to power. From embattled Venezuela to the possible political […]
Guatemala’s war and counter-insurgency have continued through other means. Today social and indigenous movements face free speech and legal challenges that threaten to tear them apart by dismantling leadership and organizational structures, and sending movement bases into disarray.
Originally published May 11, 2016 Source: The Intercept In 2002, Brazil’s left-of-center Workers’ Party (PT) ascended to the presidency when Lula da Silva won in a landslide over the candidate of the center-right PSDB party […]
Source: Jacobin Magazine Twenty-two years after their formation, the Zapatistas continue to resist Mexican state repression. In February, a federal judge in Mexico admitted that he had no choice but to accept that the state’s […]
Lourdes Huanca Atencio is president of the National Federation of female peasants, Artisans, Indigenous, Natives and Salaried workers of Peru or FENMUCARINAP. The organization was founded in 2006 with the purpose of defending and fighting for the rights of women in Peru.