Articles tagged with latin-america

Katharine S. Walter

Until COVID-19, tuberculosis killed more people each year than any other infectious disease. Its rising toll is increasingly fueled by mass incarceration.

Éric Morales-Franceschini

A “woke” remake that peddles in symbolic representation is not the film Puerto Ricans deserve.

Nicola Miller

The region has a long legacy of critical engagement with classical political economy, helping to change the way we think about markets and morals.

Gianpaolo Baiocchi Marcelo K. Silva

The Brazilian president’s offensive against universities threatens democracy and recalls the dark years of the country’s dictatorship.

Milli Lake Marie E. Berry

Some gender equality initiatives help to reinforce exclusion rather than dismantle it.

Kirsten Weld Guatemala National Police Archive James Rodriguez
Kirsten Weld

The dramatic history of Guatemala’s National Police archive illustrates the crucial role of state archives in protecting democracy.

Benjamin H. Bradlow

Jair Bolsonaro’s presidential victory in Brazil is the latest win for right-wing movements around the globe.

Jair Bolsonaro may be next president of Brazil
Gianpaolo Baiocchi Marcelo K. Silva

Far-right candidate Jair Bolsonaro is within an inch of the presidency. His popularity suggests Brazilian politics might never be the same.

Gianpaolo Baiocchi Marcelo K. Silva

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.

Lauren Carasik

A recent conference made it clear: military and corporate interests will prevail.