A Political and Literary Forum
The region has a long legacy of critical engagement with classical political economy, helping to change the way we think about markets and morals.
The Brazilian president’s offensive against universities threatens democracy and recalls the dark years of the country’s dictatorship.
Gianpaolo Baiocchi, Marcelo K. Silva
Some gender equality initiatives help to reinforce exclusion rather than dismantle it.
Marie E. Berry, Milli Lake
The dramatic history of Guatemala’s National Police archive illustrates the crucial role of state archives in protecting democracy.
Jair Bolsonaro’s presidential victory in Brazil is the latest win for right-wing movements around the globe.
Benjamin H. Bradlow
Far-right candidate Jair Bolsonaro is within an inch of the presidency. His popularity suggests Brazilian politics might never be the same.
Brazil has been in disarray since 2016’s presidential impeachment, but after the murder of the country’s most exciting progressive politician, Brazilians must decide whether to be outraged or resigned.
A recent conference made it clear: military and corporate interests will prevail.
The history of Latin America is littered with failed experiments in populism.
Pablo Piccato, Federico Finchelstein
Yuri Herrera's first two novels explore Mexican border identity.
Dilma Rousseff's impeachment circumvented the democratic process.
Will victims of the war be served by the call for restorative justice?
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