Posts Tagged: Lula
Brazil's Workers' Party was once the pride of the New Left for an entire hemisphere. Now its 13-year rule hangs by a thread.
Latin America's largest country once looked ascendant. Now it's been laid low by widespread violence, structural racism, endemic corruption, and external economic shocks.
Fighting corruption is a proven means to reduce inequality. But the issue has often been co-opted by elites looking to do just the opposite.
What scared Washington most about Chavez was not his failures or idiosyncrasies. It was his success.
Admission of a Brazilian dissident to the U.S. not as magnanimous as it looks.
While the United States is is trying to isolate Iran, Iran is making friends in America's backyard.
New York Times shows naked bias against Brazilian President da Silva over Iran deal.
Evo Morales and his supporters have a plan to reform Bolivia, explains Laura Carlsen, and they'll stare down vested interests, international bankers, and even Washington if necessary.
As Latin America's leftward political shift grows deeper roots, U.S. influence over the region is declining.
In a new interview, Noam Chomsky talks about U.S. war plans, what you don't read in the mainstream media, and why international affairs are run like the mafia.