Wednesday, November 26th, 2014

Brazilian Elections 2014, Between Polarization and a Country in Transition

In October, Brazil went through its closest presidential elections since 1989–51.6% to 48.4%. The winner was the incumbent President, Dilma Rousseff, who earned her reelection as a candidate from the Partido dos Trabalhadores (Party of the Workers), or PT. From 2003, the PT has ruled the country, with Luiz Inácio “Lula” da Silva also having

Tuesday, November 25th, 2014

Mexico Rises: From Tlatelolco, 1968, to Ayotzinapa, 2014

“It would be necessary not only to wash the floor: the memory it would demand to remove sight to all we saw, to murder the the bereaved as well, no one cry, no more witnesses to be....

Wednesday, October 29th, 2014

Will Popular Resistance Against One-Party Rule in Burkina Faso Succeed?

Tuesday marked the start of a popular resistance campaign in Burkina Faso in opposition to a proposed constitutional amendment that would allow President Blaise Compaore to run for a third term. The term limit law, enacted in...

Wednesday, October 5th, 2011

Predicting ‘The Moment of Revolution’

Thursday, July 21st, 2011

Malawi Spring

By Dan Moshenberg Did you hear about Malawi Spring? It started Wednesday, July 20. Thousands of people filled the streets of the capital Lilongwe, the commercial capital Blantyre, the northern city of Mzuzu, and elsewhere. Police are...