The Other Nicaragua, Empire and Resistance

Polarized opinions yield opposite views of the political conflict that occurred from April to July 2018. The hegemonic version told by the media depicts a crazed dictatorship murdering peaceful demonstrators. But this article recounts different experiences and different indignations. We use the term “soft coup” and place the people’s capacity for resistance in the context of their history of anti-imperialism…

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Monroeism is the other side of Jim Crow, the side facing South

This Forum of São Paulo of Washington DC marks a significant step forward in building North-South solidarity on behalf of economic and social justice throughout the hemisphere and respect for the sovereign equality of nations…

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Andean Water Wars: the Silala case

The Atacama Desert is the second driest place on earth, and the watersheds of the rivers in the region, the Lauca, Maurí, and Silala, have long been in dispute. In a time when climate change impacts hydrographic basins everywhere, the dispute over the remote Silala watershed, in particular, has become a testament to the importance of fresh water.

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UN High Commissioner on Human Rights Bachelet’s Gift to the US: Justifying Regime Change in Venezuela

UN High Commissioner on Human Rights Michelle Bachelet’s report on Venezuela echoes the US government’s talking points, which are designed to terminate the two-decade-old Bolivarian Revolution in Venezuela. The report fails to acknowledge Venezuela’s manifest accomplishments or even recognize victims of US-backed right-wing violence in Venezuela.

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