Chile's constituent process, which, led by the consistent work of social movements, seeks to dismantle the first laboratory of neoliberal capitalism, offers lessons to the left in the UK and worldwide.
A classic David-and-Goliath story, MAXIMA follows the efforts of an indigenous Peruvian farmer and activist, Máxima Acuña, in her battle to protect her land, water and dignity.
The remarkable story of when and why Japanese people migrated in large numbers to Brazil, starting in 1908, and what has become of their communities since
An extraordinary museum and achive BASED at the UNAM, Mexico, contains invaluable records of human rights violations, resistance and the dogged determination to tell and preserve the truth
Through one character's journey meeting everyday heroes of resistance and telling their stories, Luis Manuel Claps documents the wave of organised resistance to large-scale industrial mining that spread from from the south of Patagonia as far as the Amazon.
Bolsonaro has sole responsbility for Brazil's soaring Covid death-toll. Utterly indifferent he stages Mussolini-style rallies, unmasked and riding a motorbike, and plans for next year's presidential elections, or a coup.
On 13 October 2020, Arnold Joaquín Morazán Erazo, a human rights defender and environmental activist, was shot twice in his own home in Guapinol, Honduras, by two unidentified gunmen, later dying from his injuries. The investigation into the murder is yet to produce any results. Morazán was an active member of the Municipal Committee for […]
On Sunday, thousands of Peruvians flocked to social media to debate the validity of the Spanish language term ‘cosecha de agua’ (water harvesting). This virtual war of words followed political sparring earlier that day when Peru’s presidential candidates took to the podium in the southern city of Arequipa for their second and final televised debate […]
We've been busy designing a logo for LAB's new quarterly guest-written dispatch, Voz - the first of which should be with subscribers next month.