democracy and society

How to Close Guantanamo

Escrito por  |  10 / February / 2015
400px-Guantanamo_Bay_map

The Obama administration should be conducting talks at the highest levels, if it has not already begun, in order to correct the injustice of Guantanamo not only as a torture site but as a violation of the sovereignty of a state with whom our government finally is normalizing relations.

The Justice Brigades of Ayotzinapa

Escrito por  |  10 / February / 2015
parouacj_xilonen_201114-2.jpg_1718483346

Months after the savage police attack that left six unarmed people dead and 43 students disappeared in Iguala, Mexico, the movement for justice shows no signs of letting up. Parents of the disappeared students and their classmates launched a whirlwind tour of the southern Mexican state of Guerrero this week to build support for their cause.

#LeyPulpín: Peruvian Youth Fight for their Future

Escrito por  |  2 / February / 2015
10547461_10152908240526605_7436640395269100952_n

Recent weeks have seen a series of mass protests in Peru against the controversial new youth labor law that has caused widespread public debate.