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Elections in Argentina: A Working Class Perspective

By Taroa Zúñiga Silva Author Bio: This article was produced by Globetrotter. Taroa Zúñiga Silva is a writing fellow and the Spanish media coordinator for Globetrotter. She is the co-editor with Giordana García Sojo of Venezuela, Vórtice de la Guerra…

A criminal attack on democracy: Why Brazil’s fascists should not get amnesty

By Gabriel Rocha Gaspar Source: Globetrotter From all the excited cries echoing from the red tide that took over Brasília during Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva’s (known as Lula) inauguration as the Brazilian President on January 1, 2023, the most…

The Brazilian hard right are already a political cliché

By Vijay Prashad Source: Globetrotter On January 8, 2023, large crowds of people—dressed in colors of the Brazilian flag—descended on the country’s capital, Brasília. They invaded the federal building and Supreme Court and vandalized public property. This attack by the…

The U.S. egged on the coup in Peru

By Vijay Prashad and José Carlos Llerena Robles Author Bio: This article was produced by Globetrotter. Vijay Prashad is an Indian historian, editor, and journalist. He is a writing fellow and chief correspondent at Globetrotter. He is an editor of LeftWord…

Zoe Alexandra: ‘They Shot Them Down Like Animals’: Massacre at Peru’s Ayacucho

Survivors and family members of victims of the massacre in Ayacucho on December 15 denounce that the army treated protesters like war targets, reminiscent of violence faced during the internal armed conflict. By Zoe Alexandra Author Bio: This article was…

Why U.S. political scientists are arguing that Evo Morales should be the President of Bolivia

By Vijay Prashad and Manuel Bertoldi / Independent Media Institute Three political scientists from the United States closely studied allegations of fraud in the Bolivian election of 2019 and found that there was no fraud. These scholars—from the University of Pennsylvania and…

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The Editor Speaks: Are law firms press releases “Rubbish”?

One of our readers sent an email to us under the headline “Rubbish”. “Much of the media is devoted to ‘ New Partners admitted to bar’. Whilst we recognize this does not refer to Fidel’s [a drinking and food establishment…