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After the Pink Tide  

To confront the newly powerful extreme right in Latin America, the left needs a clear-eyed understanding of its time in power.

Introducing the special section of our Winter issue.

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Fidel Without Illusions  

Fidel Castro cloaked himself in protean myths. But learning from his life and the Cuba he governed requires looking past the mythologies to squarely face both the powers arrayed against him and the costs of the decisions he made to confront them.

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Karl Polanyi for President  

Whether they realize it or not, millions of Bernie Sanders supporters across the country have embraced a version of socialism developed by political economist Karl Polanyi in his 1944 classic, The Great Transformation. Dissent explains.