Why are the public’s pleas on this and other issues ignored?
Venomous Yellow Scorpions Are Moving Into Brazil’s Big Cities, and the Infestation May Be Unstoppable
It is a hallmark of what those of us in the complex problems field call a “VUCA” world—a world that’s volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous.
Hope and Anguish in a Mexican Refugee Shelter: Researcher Records Stories of Central American Asylum Seekers
Tochán responds to the basic needs of the men, including the provision of beds, clothing, meals and toiletries.
At a press conference on February 1, the Mexican president said his government would embrace what he called “Franciscan poverty” if it would “transfer funds to the people” and achieve “development, jobs and welfare.”
As with the Guantánamo detainees, migrants are risking starvation, but not because they want to die.
Guatemalan and Salvadoran immigrants have organized far-reaching workers rights’ campaigns in migrant-dominated industries that mainstream unions had thought to be untouchable.
Working with communities to improve schooling —and thereby democracy— is a central premise of the growing community schools movement.
More than 250,000 people have been murdered and 35,000 have disappeared since the beginning of Mexico’s drug war.
By Robert T. Walker, University of Florida Over the past 25 years that I have been conducting environmental research in the Amazon, I have witnessed the the ongoing destruction of the world’s biggest rainforest. Twenty percent of it has been deforested by now—an area larger than Texas. I therefore grew hopeful when environmental policies began […]
The film contains other subtle but important elements that have been largely ignored by critics so far.
Our findings carry important implications for the estimated 65,000 undocumented students who graduate from U.S. high schools each year.
Bolsonaro used a Trump-style populist playbook to win the Brazilian presidency in October with 54 percent of the vote.
The flow of refugees and asylum-seekers from poor countries to the United States border is often attributed, incorrectly, to domestic unrest in a far-off nation.
The “Trump of the Tropics” is known for his law-and-order rhetoric, racist and sexist remarks, pro-business stances and outsider pledges to upend politics as usual.
Pieces that explain this human drama, not amplify political rhetoric about refugees.
Children in these circumstances are more likely to suffer from mental health problems.
Misinformation via social media played a troubling role in boosting far-right Congressman Jair Bolsonaro to the presidency.
They will face a unique set of challenges.
The midterms hold important lessons for the next national vote.
Democracy Is at Risk in Latin America and the Far Right Is Moving in: Here’s How It Went Wrong for the Left
The risk is that democracy is failing many, increasingly normalizing the demonization of the “other.”