Tag Archives: Latin America
Close the School of the Americas!
Sorting Through the Lies About Venezuela and US Military Presence in Latin America and the Caribbean
Sorting Through the Lies About Venezuela (Portside) There is every reason to be concerned about the threat to Venezuela, given U.S. government hostility to any who seek to become independent of the U.S. or to direct economic activity to benefit local people rather than maximizing corporate profits. U.S. military presence in Latin America & the […]
Do the U.S. and its allies have a moral or ethical right to determine the political future of Venezuela?
One important starting point for understanding certain aspects of Trump’s Latin American policies, especially on trade and immigration, is to un-package his neo-isolationist “America First” world outlook.[
The record reveals Bolsonaro as a racist, misogynist, homophobic, weaponizing thug, favoring a white, patriarchal, hierarchical, hetero-normative and “homogenous” Brazil. …A record 31 million votes were ruled absent or null and void. No less than 46 million Brazilians voted for the Workers’ Party’s candidate, Fernando Haddad.
First and foremost, we all know that Daniel is a dictator, right? We know it because corporate and progressive press alike can’t say his name without the modifier, dictator. So what are the criteria to be a dictator?
The roots and strength of local grassroots organizations
When communities have secure forest rights, not only are forests better protected, but communities fare better.
Around 52 percent of Latinos in the nation claim to have been ill-treated because of their race or ethnicity, in a country that has 56.6 million Latinos, according to the survey.
If the GPI is right about what produces peace, you’d have to conclude that the US is heading toward increased violence.
The renowned activist and linguist weighs in on the recent shift in relations between Cuba and the United States, as well as drone strikes in Yemen and the activities of the leftist parties Syriza and Podemos in Greece and Spain, among other current events, in an interview on RT’s “Going Underground.” truthdig.com April 18, 2015 […]
The Latin America of the 21st century is not so easily controlled by gunboat and dollar diplomacy. In spite of dire media reports about Venezuela, U.S. power is on the decline while cooperation between Latin American states is increasing. By Anne Winkler-Morey WAMM Newsletter Spring II 2014 Venezuela moved to the front page as a […]
Jack Nelson-Pallmeyer speaking at Peacestock 2013 from Bill Sorem PLUS 1 week ago Jack Nelson-Pallmeyer is Associate Professor of Justice and Peace Studies at the University of St. Thomas in Minnesota. Jack is a graduate of St. Olaf College where he majored in Political Science. He did his theological training at Union Theological Seminary in New York City […]
Colombia’s Quest for Peace and Justice: The International and National Context by James Petras February 28, 2012 Global Research Introduction Between April 21 -23, the National Patriotic Council will convoke thousands of activists from most of the major urban and rural social movements and trade unions, human rights groups and indigenous , afro-colombian movements, […]