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The Trump-Peña call

The Washington Post published the full transcript of the January 27 phone call between Donald J. Trump and Mexico’s President Enrique Peña Nieto and it has stirred up the usual voyeuristic interest in the inner workings of the U.S. president’s disturbed mind. But more than that, it reveals the bizarre relationship between an ego-driven domestic agenda and a rudderless and opportunistic foreign policy.

What’s Behind Trump’s Obsession with Bashing Mexico?

Mexico's President Peña Nieto and Donald Trump finally meet at the G20. And it does not
go well.

Temer’s Dilemma

Despite some encouraging signs in the economy, Brazil’s president Michel Temer faces an abysmal approval rating as the entire political class—and the president himself- continues to be embroiled in corruption scandals.

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Venezuela divided: a closer look at politics

Laura Carlsen on plight of mothers of the missing

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May 29, 2017

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The Border Economy by Julie Morse – Business Researcher

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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