The Olympics are coming back to Los Angeles. But the games are notoriously bad news for poor people in host cities.
A detailed analysis on how the spurious ousting of President Dilma Rousseff came about and what can be done to support the social justice movements there.
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.
Join us beforehand at 4:00pm for a screening of Strong Roots: The Landless Worker’s Movement in Brazil (Raiz Forte), a documentary that also covers the brutal massacre of 19 peasants in the northern state of Pará by Brazilian police on April 17, 1996.
Living in the Crossfire is an exhaustive study of the violence that touches the daily lives of Rio de Janeiro’s favela residents caught in the crossfire between the traffickers that control the favelas and police officers. This book provides vivid accounts from favela residents, human rights activists and policy makers. It offers an analysis of public policies to address this grave problem while pointing out the underlying social and economic problems that exacerbate the situation.
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.
Brazil, Russia, India, and China did not support the UN resolution on the use of force against the Libyan government. What does this mean for the new world order?
Admission of a Brazilian dissident to the U.S. not as magnanimous as it looks.