New York Justice Sputters in the Ecuadorian Oilfields

New York Justice Sputters in the Ecuadorian Oilfields

A longstanding legal battle between indigenous Ecuadorians and the megalithic U.S. corporation Chevron has decisively tipped in favor of the oil giant and other global…

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Earth Politics Book Review: Waskar Ari responds to Marc Becker

Dear Council on Hemispheric Affairs, Thanks so much for sending out Marc Becker’s book review regarding Earth Politics:  Religion, Decolonization, and Bolivia’s Indigenous intellectuals.  Here…

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Earth Politics: Religion, Decolonization, and Bolivia’s Indigenous Intellectuals

Waskar Ari, Earth Politics: Religion, Decolonization, and Bolivia’s Indigenous Intellectuals, Narrating native histories (Durham: Duke University Press, 2014). Review by: Marc Becker marc@yachana.org Also check out Waskar…

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Ethnic Exclusion in Nicaragua: Ongoing Challenges to Democratic Consolidation

Ethnic Exclusion in Nicaragua: Ongoing Challenges to Democratic Consolidation

The Miskitos are an indigenous group, residing on the Atlantic coast of Nicaragua, that continue to face marginalization and mistreatment by the national government. They…

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