October 22, 2012
The second half of October is always a time of reflection amongst progressive forces in Caribbean, but especially so in Grenada. This is because October 19 marked the 29th anniversary of the death of Maurice Bishop, the Prime Minister of the People’s Revolutionary Government of Grenada. In...
October 22, 2012
Quick — name the Harvard-educated financial executive who went on to dismiss tens of millions of people as freeloaders who think government should take care of them.
No, it’s not just presidential candidate Mitt Romney, whose infamous comments about the 47% of the United States “who believe...
October 20, 2012
On October 6, Bolivian President Evo Morales signed a new construction contract for the first segment of a controversial highway that would bisect the TIPNIS Indigenous Territory and National Park, ramping up the stakes in the conflict as indigenous resistance and community divisions...
October 19, 2012
The long road to peace has officially started in Oslo on October 18, ushering in the second phase of this arduous process. In Havana, Cuba between February and August of this year, the government of Colombia and the Armed Revolutionary Forces of Colombia (FARC) secretly conducted the first...
October 17, 2012
It was in the early hours of October 2 that a ground sensor alarm went off near Naco, Arizona, in an area suspected to be a drug-smuggling corridor. U.S. Border Patrol agents responded, shots were fired, and Agent Nicholas Ivie, 30, was soon dead.
A little more than a week later, late on the...
October 12, 2012
From July 29 to September 6, Eleazar Castellanos, a 46-year-old undocumented day laborer with Tucson’s Southside Worker Center, traveled with the Undocubus movement from Phoenix, Arizona to Charlotte, North Carolina. Armed with the cry “No Papers, No Fear,” the 40 plus riders...