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Honduras

November 23, 2013
Jesse Freeston: Violence and political repression by western-backed Honduran military raises questions if Sunday’s presidential election will be open and fair

Drug Wars

June 4, 2013
John Ackerman: Last two Mexican presidents relied on US support for legitimacy not found in polls

Students and Teachers Defend Education

May 30, 2013
Activists say national union leadership needs to give more support to Black and Latino working class families fighting school closures

From Capital Punishment to Guns, Old Fears Weigh Like a Nightmare on Today’s Debate

May 8, 2013

Stephen John Hartnett (author of Executing Democracy): The roots of today’s debate about capital punishment, prisons and guns goes back to pre-civil war religious ideas that slaves must be terrorized and God must be appeased