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.
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.