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“The Government Still Owes Us A Lot”: Earthquake Victims in Colonia Obrera

Relatives, friends, neighbors and supporters paid homage to the people who died last year in the earthquake that brought down a building where more than 100 people worked, among them women seamstresses.

“The Emergency Isn’t Over”, the Homeless Commemorate a Year Since the Mexico City Earthquake

“As long as one single neighbor is still displaced from their home, the crisis that started with the earthquake continues,” says Gabriel Macías of the Tlalpan United group of neighbors whose apartment complex collapsed in the Sept. 19 quake. Around him crowd dozens of journalists, neighbors and members of the “Topos”, the moles, Mexico City’s volunteer rescue crews.

Argentina’s Dead-End Relationship with the IMF

Facing a recession, the Argentine government is renegotiating its stand-by agreement with the IMF, turning Argentina into a scenario of political crisis and growing social mobilization.

Patagonia, the Mapuche struggle for the survival of the planet

The current government of Argentina has waged a fierce fight against the Mapuche who defend their territory with assassinations, political imprisonment and criminalization of defenders of the land.

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From Mexico: Maria Ines Ochoa (la Rumorosa)

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May 27, 2018

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Laura Carlsen on the Globe Post about the Mexican General Election. Read Here. 

November 17, 2017

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Laura Carlsen’s article for The Nation, Read Here.

September 14, 2017

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Laura Carlsen is quoted in Rolling Stone Magazine Read Here.