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Change and Continuity in Colombian Politics

July 1, 2018

Forrest Hylton and Aaron Tauss / NACLA. Right-wing Uribe protégé Iván Duque is the next president of Colombia. But not all is lost: The Colombian Left had its most impressive turn-out in history.   Iván Duque speaks to the press during a campaign interview in January 2018. (flickr/Casa América) As economist Guillermo Maya noted in…

The New NRA Video and Trump’s Media Attacks Are Symptoms of America in Decline

July 3, 2017

Historian and author Gerald Horne says if we are not armed with history, we’ll be unable to stop right-wing efforts to turn back the clock

Brazil’s President Faces Impeachment

March 27, 2016

According to Professor Saad-Filho, President Rousseff is facing a coup in the form of an impeachment process and her chances of surviving it are not good

Joe Tropea on Anti-Vietnam War Activism

February 26, 2014
Tropea: The history of anti-Vietnam War actions shows protesters creatively adapting to state repression

Food Stamps Among The Most Effective Economic Stimulus

February 7, 2014
Working age adults now make up the majority of food stamp recipients, but would raising their hourly wage get them off food stamps?

Students and Teachers Defend Education

February 6, 2014
Marc Steiner hosts a debate between the President of the Baltimore Teachers Union Marietta English and dissident teacher Iris Kirsh on the merits of the new Baltimore teachers union contract, being voted on Thursday by union members

Mexico

February 2, 2014
Mexico’s anti-drug cartel and corruption vigilante groups are growing in power and influence, but whose interests do they serve?

Obama’s Energy Plan Cannot Seriously Address The Impending Climate Crisis

January 29, 2014

Janet Redman: The green energy plan outlined by Obama is full of too many contradictions, such as calling for the end of subsidies to coal and oil companies while facilitating the expansion of fossil fuel facilities

Harper Pledges $66 Million to Palestinian Authority, But Does it Aid Palestinians?

January 26, 2014

Yves Engler: Canadian government funds go to policing Palestinians and supporting the corrupt Palestinian Authority

Corporate Deregulation To Blame for Toxic Spill in West Virginia

January 14, 2014

Hundreds of thousands of West Virginians remain without clean water and anger grows against corporations’ power to facilitate deregulation of environmental standards