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May Day Ten Years Later: Reflections on the Legacies of Immigrant Spring

As the militant protests against Donald Trump in California and across the nation attest, resistance to open racism and xenophobia is on the upswing. On May Day 2016, demonstrations from different sectors of the immigrant rights and labor movements once again hit U.S. streets drawing on the legacy of demonstrations a decade ago.

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New Goldman Prize Winner Vows Murder of Previous One Won’t Deter Her

Like Berta Caceres before her, Maxima Acuña has resisted violence and eviction in championing the protection of natural resources against powerful international corporate exploitation.

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El Chapo is Caught, But Corruption, U.S. Consumption & Failed Drug War Keep the Cartels in Business

The FARC and the Colombian government continue to reach for peace

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February 22, 2016

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Laura Carlsen is quoted in this article of the Daily Beast speaking about the wife, Emma Coronel Aispuro, of El Chapo. Read here.

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January 31, 2016

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Laura Carlsen is quoted in this Daily Beast article as she discusses the drug war violence in Tierra Caliente, Mexico. Read here.

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January 25, 2016

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Laura Carlsen’s letter to the editor published in the New York Times about the drug war and U.S. funding. Read here.

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