Articles and Essays by Mark Engler

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Mexico’s Left Turn

Bush won't cheer a progressive win in Mexico's presidential election, but the rest of us should.

Globalization’s Watchdogs

Railing against Bolivia's oil and gas nationalization, the media's "free trade" ideologues value markets over democracy.

The Latin American Roots of Empire

A review of Empire's Workshop by Greg Grandin.

Emberarcú populizmus

Mark Engler quoted in a Hungarian article on Latin American populism.

Bolivia nationaliseert olie en gas

Morales gooit het roer om

Peru’s Populist Gamble

Would a Win By Ollanta Humala Be Another Step Forward for the Latin American Left?

Politicizing U.S. Aid

Under Bush's new Director of Foreign Assistance, Randall Tobias, U.S. foreign assistance will be more overtly political than ever. Can progressives in good conscience demand increased aid?

Latin America Unchained

Will the U.S. lose its influence over countries that have paid off their IMF loans?

Bolivia and the Progressive Mandate in Latin America

What will Evo Morales learn from leftist governments in Argentina, Brazil, and Venezuela?

CAFTA’s Corpse, Revived

New disputes are calling into question what the Central American Free Trade Agreement will look like in practice.