The lesson from the streets of Brazil, Turkey, and the Arab world is to avoid underestimating social movements still in their infancy.
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.
Don't bank on a new "green economy" to solve our climate challenges.
Simply obtaining measures to implement the commitments made 20 years ago would be better than creating any new corporate-driven initiatives or issuing yet more empty promises.
The Walmex bribery scandal casts a spotlight on the retail giant's many offenses in North America.
Brazil is a front-runner for a seat in a restructured UN Security Council.
China and the United States are going head to head in Latin America, but the United States still has the edge.
You're invited to a commemoration of International Day of Peasants’ Struggle in learning from peasant social movements in Brazil.
IPS' Global Economy project is co-sponsoring a talk and book signing with Maria Helena Moreira Alves and Philip Evanson about favela residents, drug dealers, and police violence in Rio de Janeiro.
What might have been a high-profile trip heralding a new U.S. partnership with Latin America based on equity and mutual interests turned out to confirm the same old top-down approach to north-south relations.