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The L.A.-Ayotzinapa Connection

With the Mexican Consulate as a backdrop, at least two hundred people in Los Angeles organized skits, marched and chanted in protest of Enrique Peña Nieto’s meeting with President Obama in Washington on Jan. 6. Meanwhile, hundreds of protestors gathered on Lafayette Square in Washington DC, while some met with members of Congress to ask them to cut US security aid to Mexico.

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Five Years After the Earthquake in Haiti, the Sad State of Democracy and Human Rights

Some things never change. In Haiti, no matter the century or decade in question, one can be certain that: the state and elite are trouncing the rights and needs of the majority, the population is protesting to demand land and justice, and the international community is taking the wrong side.

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Popular Political Trial in Iguala

At around five in the afternoon on Dec.15 in the city of Iguala, Guerrero, a Peoples’ Political Trial was held to sentenced to try the city council members of Iguala and and other city officials of the government of former mayor, José Luis Abarca. The trial arose from the Sept. 26-27 attacks on five busloads of students from the nearby Ayotzinapa Rural Teachers’ College, carried out by local police and allegedly ordered by the mayor.

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January 5, 2015

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Laura Carlsen on Peña Nieto’s Washington Visit – WBAI Morning Show. Listen here

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January 6, 2015

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Laura Carlsen spoke to Uprising with Sonali about the Mexican President, Peña Nieto, Visit to the White House. See video

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Nov. 25, 2014

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Laura Carlsen spoke to ABC Radio Australia about the Ayotzinapa crime and its aftermath.

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September 2, 2013

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Laura Carlsen was a guest in Al Jazeera on the teachers’ strikes in Mexico

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August 19, 2013

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Laura Carlsen was commentator on CCTV on the legalization of marijuana in Uruguay. See Video

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July 1, 2013

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Laura Carlsen was a guest on radio UNAM on the Snowden case.

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