Thursday, August 18, 2022

Trade Unions, cooperatives & employment

Nicaragua: What now?

  Tens of thousands of Nicaraguans marched through the streets of the capital Managua and other cities at the end of April. The demonstrations were in...

Brazil: Lula’s last stand

São Paulo, 16 April. Lula disappeared into the federal police building in Curitiba on 7 April and nobody knows when he will be seen...

Colombia: Petrol fuels instability on the border

Brigadier General Gustavo Moreno is sitting behind a wide desk in his air-conditioned office. It overlooks the parade ground of the police compound which...

Belo Horizonte gets a Land Reform Farmers Market

Authorities, representatives of social and cultural movements, and an appreciative audience gathered in Belo Horizonte for the opening of the Farmers' Market Shop, another...

Bogotá’s recyclers fight for inclusion

As the city rises up the development index, Bogotá’s waste services are undergoing structural transformation. Rachel Simon learns how Colombia’s waste-picking recicladores are fighting...

Brazil’s MST: challenging power structures and the need for ‘historic patience’

The Movimento de Trabalhadores Rurais Sem Terra (Landless Rural Worker's Movement, MST) has a gender-balanced national directorate of 52 individuals, with two people elected...

Brazil: Mídia Ninja vs Globo and the media tycoons

This article was written for BrasilWire. You can read the original here. The political situation in Brazil is getting confusing, even for people who study...

Brazil: why is Michel Temer still President?

This is a slightly edited version of an article, first published by Brasil Wire. You can see the original here. It is always hard to...

The case against Lula: politics trumps justice

After helping Aécio Neves and Michel Temer avoid conviction, Judge Sergio Moro uses shaky evidence to prevent Ex-president Lula’s candidacy on the day that...

Antofagasta: the Goliath which is crushing Caimanes

“All the biggest companies at the top of the international rankings in Chile are English,” Lucio Cuenca tells me. “Not just Antofagasta, which was...

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