Nicaraguan Migrants at U.S. Border – “Pushed” or “Pulled”?
Blaming migration on “repressive dictatorships” allows Washington to pretend that its policies are helping Nicaraguans, when in fact they are impoverishing them.
Now That Lula Won, What Will Brazil's Foreign Policy Look Like?
In a scenario where nations are heading toward war and confrontation, the return of a diplomatically active Brazil may be exactly what the world, and Latin America in particular, needs.
If Lula Beats Bolsonaro in Brazil, Palestine Wins, Too
If Lula Beats Bolsonaro, Palestine will have a friend in Lula da Silva, who has always shown great support for Palestinian people, not Bolsonaro who became Israel's best friend?
If Lula Wins—Brazil Will Have a Very Different Political World
If Lula wins reelection, he must not only rebuild the social investments that Bolsonaro destroyed, but also restore trust in a nation damaged by fascism’s sophisticated propaganda machine.
Secret: U.S. Adds to Immigration and Energy Crises
Everything about the tortured relationship of the U.S. to Venezuela and Latin America is obscured by choking clouds of conflicting bullshit from different political camps.
The Sad, Deadly History of America’s War on Venezuela
In retrospect, we can see that the U.S. government was both cruel and clueless in its attacks on Venezuela and the entire region.
Why "Leftism" of the Americas Collapses Before Haitian Sovereignty
It seems clear that the fight for Haitian sovereignty will continue to be outside of “leftist” imaginations.
Chile's Bewildering Vote Rejected a New Constitution
Within hours of the final vote being announced, analysts from all sides tried to come to terms with what was a great defeat for the government.
Chile’s Constitutional Referendum: Electoral Stability In Latin America’s Oldest Democracy
What struck this long-time observer was the essential stability of the Chilean electorate over nearly three quarters of a century
Raskin on Chile’s Constitution: More Equitable, Democratic
Raskin is impressed by the commitment to the rights of women and indigenous people, the independence of the courts, and guaranteeing the separation of powers.