Wednesday, January 19, 2022

Tag: Latin America

Waiting at the border, migrants lean on tradition

One early afternoon, Sandra Vázquez sits on an old metal bench outside a bus station, next to two other women who, like...

Ending Latin America’s sewage decade

The victory of Xiomara Castro in Honduras is a sign that region is ready to exit its lost decade.

Era of US domination of Latin America coming to an end

As U.S. empire fades, so might the Monroe Doctrine come to an end.

A Review of Marcelo Gullo’s book: “International Relations: A Critical Theory...

The book: “Relaciones internacionales: Una teoría crítica desde la periferia sudamericana” (International Relations: a Critical Theory from the South American periphery) contains...

Rep. Ilhan Omar applauded for grilling Elliott Abrams over role in...

"I fail to understand why members of this committee or the American people should find any testimony that you give today to be truthful."

Argentina Senate votes against legalizing abortion

The support for pro-abortion rights legislation won't fade away and activists will continue to push for the passing of such a bill to happen one day soon.

The anti-corruption revolution

Global uprisings against corruption can fuse middle-class concerns over the rule of law to a more radical critique of unequal political systems.

Latin America lacks clear policies to tackle human trafficking

Human trafficking is one of the hidden violations of the human rights of hundreds of thousands of people.

The Empire Strikes Back

“There are no boundaries in this struggle to the death.”

The Abdication of the Left

A crucial difference between the right and the left is that the right thrives on deepening divisions in society – “us” versus “them” – while the left, when successful, overcomes these cleavages through reforms that bridge them.

POPULAR

Ominous history in real time: Where we are now in the USA

This article is adapted from the new edition of Norman Solomon’s book “Made Love, Got War,” just published as a free e-book.

How Joe Manchin betrayed America’s working families

Ed Barnette long ago realized that affordable child care and paid sick leave, among other resources, would be essential to helping West...

Billionaires ‘had a terrific pandemic’ while inequality killed millions: Oxfam

Oxfam International's latest report on global inequality finds that while the 10 richest individuals in the world more than doubled their collective...

How much crass irrationality can self-government stand? Can community wisdom offset howls for mob...

Trump-proof elections – with energized agendas, expanded voting, critical thinking and compassion Like delivery companies, food production, and all...

3 cops face manslaughter charges after killing 8-year-old girl

“The Bility family thanks District Attorney Stollsteimer and his staff of investigators and prosecutors for following the evidence and the law in bringing forth these charges today.”