Interconnection Without Integration in South America: 15 Years of IIRSA

October 8, 2015 Raúl Zibechi 0

The biggest problem facing a project like the Initiative for the Integration of the Regional Infrastructure of South America (IIRSA) is that major investments in infrastructure without strategic definitions can lead to carrying out projects for the sake of carrying them out. This only benefits big business and the large central states of the region, not small countries or communities. […]

Defending Afro-Indigenous Land: Black Fraternal Organization of Honduras Wins Food Sovereignty Prize

October 7, 2015 Beverly Bell 0

“Without our lands, we cease to be a people. Our lands and identities are critical to our lives, our waters, our forests, our culture, our global commons, our territories. For us, the struggle for our territories and our commons and our natural resources is of primary importance to preserve ourselves as a people.” – Miriam Miranda, coordinator of the Black Fraternal Organization of Honduras […]

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Ayotzinapa: Necropolitics and the Media Become Judge and Jury

October 6, 2015 Andalusia Knoll 0

Ayotzinapa: Necropolitics and the Media as Judge and Jury This content was originally published by teleSUR at the following address: “”. If you intend to use it, please cite the source and provide a link […]

After Mexico’s Tlatelolco Massacre: Coping with Political Tragedy

October 2, 2015 Ramor Ryan 0

On the night of October 2, 1968, 10 days before the Olympics in Mexico, Mexican security forces opened fire on a student demonstration in Tlatelolco plaza, killing and wounding hundreds of protesters. In a state of complete impunity, nobody from the ruling administration or the military was ever held accountable. Paco Taibo’s brilliant novel Calling All Heroes is placed in the aftermath of the massacre and is about coping with political tragedy.


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