Tuesday, November 29, 2022

Tag: Latin America

Latin America’s new new left

The recent election in Colombia has produced new hope for the country--and for the whole region.

Building a post-extractivist future for Latin America

The choice is between top-down "Green growth" and bottom-up efforts to transform economies.

Waiting at the border, migrants lean on tradition

One early afternoon, Sandra Vázquez sits on an old metal bench outside a bus station, next to two other women who, like...

Ending Latin America’s sewage decade

The victory of Xiomara Castro in Honduras is a sign that region is ready to exit its lost decade.

Era of US domination of Latin America coming to an end

As U.S. empire fades, so might the Monroe Doctrine come to an end.

A Review of Marcelo Gullo’s book: “International Relations: A Critical Theory...

The book: “Relaciones internacionales: Una teoría crítica desde la periferia sudamericana” (International Relations: a Critical Theory from the South American periphery) contains...

Rep. Ilhan Omar applauded for grilling Elliott Abrams over role in...

"I fail to understand why members of this committee or the American people should find any testimony that you give today to be truthful."

Argentina Senate votes against legalizing abortion

The support for pro-abortion rights legislation won't fade away and activists will continue to push for the passing of such a bill to happen one day soon.

The anti-corruption revolution

Global uprisings against corruption can fuse middle-class concerns over the rule of law to a more radical critique of unequal political systems.

Latin America lacks clear policies to tackle human trafficking

Human trafficking is one of the hidden violations of the human rights of hundreds of thousands of people.

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Why Raphael Warnock’s reelection could tip the balance for America’s economic future 

“He’s there to work. He’s not there to make the backdoor deals. I wish we could have more senators like that.”

‘Dead’ Republicans redux? Revived as blue-collar workers’ party?

If lying hypocrites want a new deal, First they make law and order real.

France’s plan for solar panels on all car parks is just the start of...

Creating a more diverse energy supply, much of which is directly connected to the very cars or homes consuming that power, makes a lot of sense.

Greta Thunberg joins 630+ young people in landmark climate lawsuit against Sweden

"The Swedish state fails to meet the constitutional requirement to promote sustainable development leading to a good environment for present and future generations," said the plaintiffs.

The renewable energy transition is failing

Renewable energy isn’t replacing fossil fuel energy—it’s adding to it.