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Brazil Needs New Cycle of Mobilization to Curb the Right

While the president addressed the nation on television on the evening of March 8, part of the population responded by banging on pots and pans and jeering in a dozen cities. It was Dilma Rousseff’s first public appearance since the list came out of 47 politicians to be investigated for embezzlement.

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The Word Is Out: The U.S. Once Again Leads the World in Arms Sales

The Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) has released its annual assessment of the global arms trade, and the United States once again has the dubious distinction on coming in at the number-one spot.

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Civil Society Organizations Speak Out on US Central America Plan

The militarization of citizen security has contributed to systematic human rights abuses while harmful, private- and foreign-investor-led “development” policies continue to dispossess communities of their lands and livelihoods… Therefore, we call for robust, participatory and democratic processes of consultation with the population to be carried out before moving forward.

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Brazilian Youth Return to the Streets to Protest Transport Fares

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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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