Jan 9, 2023
Having fought for labor rights under a dictatorship, the Brazilian president once again faces a violent far-right movement bent on blocking his pro-worker, pro-democracy agenda.
Jun 15, 2022
In Patagonia, an Indigenous community’s fight against repressive mining interests mirrors struggles across the hemisphere.
Dec 1, 2021
The victory of Xiomara Castro in Honduras is a sign that region is ready to exit its lost decade.
Sep 29, 2021
This problem of rogue actors has long bedeviled the United Nations. But the rise of right-wing populists who insist on their sovereign right to do whatever they please poses an additional challenge to the international community.
Sep 9, 2019
Protesters around the world are singling out the bad actors like Blackrock, Cargill, ADM, and others for profiting off deforestation.
Aug 24, 2019
As the Amazon burns, the terrifying parallels between the U.S. and Brazilian governments highlight the damage authoritarian leaders are doing.
May 13, 2019
The rise of the populist right is like climate change — a profound transformation of the political landscape, not just a temporary oscillation in the political temperature.
Nov 2, 2018
Netfa Freeman discusses ‘Troika of Tyranny,’ why the U.S. targets these three socialist countries, and the recent election of Jair Bolsonaro in Brazil.
Oct 27, 2018
John Feffer discusses the North and South Korea border, U.S. arms control agreements, and Brazillian president Jair Bolsonaro.
Oct 10, 2018
What that Protestant Reformation can teach us about the durability of far-right movements — and the order they seek to replace.
Sep 28, 2017
The Olympics are coming back to Los Angeles. But the games are notoriously bad news for poor people in host cities.
Jul 25, 2016
The two top leaders of the Workers’ Party tried to find harmony with elites, but left the rest of the country behind in the process.
Jul 3, 2013
The lesson from the streets of Brazil, Turkey, and the Arab world is to avoid underestimating social movements still in their infancy.
Jun 24, 2013
With a million people demonstrating in the streets of Brazil, everyone’s scrambling to understand how a 20-cent bus fare hike turned into a social revolt.