Author Archives: Michael J. Ard

Brazil’s Right-Wing Hugo Chavez

Jair Bolsonaro could restore faith in his country’s institutions—or he could put an end to its democracy forever.

Mexico Readies for Revolt Against Neoliberalism

Their likely next president has been compared to Hugo Chavez but he actually has much in common with Donald Trump.

Close All the Military Bases?

Not all U.S. garrisons harm their host nations, but some strategic withdrawal makes sense.