Anniversary of indigenous water protector Bertha Caceres’ murder: Memory of martyrs inspires ongoing demands for environmental justice

Caceres’ memory must be invoked along with that of dozens of other martyrs for the defense of the sanctity of all living beings, as the cross-boundary struggle builds to reinstate indigenous primacy in the protection of land tenure rights, biological diversity, habitat, food and water security, and the balance of nature.

Latin America’s Women-led Movements and New Feminisms

Feminism will never defeat the Trump patriarchal revival in the U.S. or the resurgence in the rest of the world unless it embraces its nature as profoundly anti-systemic. As the system becomes more deadly and alienating, women’s defense of life and their stands against impunity present a radical challenge.

Tijuana’s Haitian refugee crisis

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Latin America: Trump’s Walls and China’s Bridges

China’s economic power has impacted Latin America through considerable bilateral trade. Now it has proposed long-term policies the region must discuss.




Laura Carlsen on Trump’s meeting with President Nieto

Mexicans Protest on Second Anniversary of Disappearance of 43 Students


March 20, 2017

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Laura Carlsen’s contribution for CounterPunch magazine talking about Women-led Movement’s. Read it HERE

March 3, 2017

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Read Laura Carlsen’s article “Trump’s New Initiative Is a Front for Anti-Immigrant Propaganda” on Fortune Magazine here

November 17, 2016

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Laura Carlsen speaks on KPFA about US-Mexico relations under Trump and presidential influence on immigration policy. Listen here