NORTH AMERICA

Open Borders and Trump’s False Narrative

Escrito por  |  5 / January / 2018

Instead of demonizing the idea of open borders, it’s time to embrace it, to demonstrate with facts the benefits of migration and migrants, in addition to remedying the causes of forced migration. To do this we have to understand what worked about the Trump narrative as we reject it, and propose alternatives, in addition to denying the lies.

Sexual Assault in Everyday Life

Escrito por  |  5 / December / 2017

The recent scandals regarding first, Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein and then Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore have broken the usual impunity surrounding men’s sexual assault on women by bringing it into the public sphere. That’s a good thing. But the scandals also reveal what women have always known–the pervasiveness of sexual assault in our daily lives.

Women of Puerto Rico: A Call For Actions to Build Peace

Escrito por  |  30 / November / 2017

We refuse to rebuild the weak and unjust structures we had before, and instead commit ourselves to rebuilding a more just and equal society, with real protections against the acts of violence and the violence of poverty that so many Puerto Rican women suffered. We call on women around the world to support us in this historic endeavor.

INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS DEMAND TRANSPARENCY AND RESPECT FOR THE VOTE IN HONDURAS

Escrito por  |  30 / November / 2017

URGENT ACTION SIGN ON: As organizations in defense of human rights and democracy, we urgently call on the Honduran government to respect the vote and provide full transparency, credibility and legitimacy in all aspects of the vote count and elections results.

Sanders Outlines Vision of a Progressive U.S. Foreign Policy

Escrito por  |  27 / September / 2017

The most unique aspect of the Sanders speech was his focus on global inequality, a glaring phenomenon that is rarely discussed by U.S. politicians. He called out not only the banks and the oil companies, but also U.S. arms companies that have too often used their influence to distort U.S. foreign policy in ways that make war more likely.

The End of a Dream

Escrito por  |  8 / September / 2017

After weeks of rumors and tweets, Donald Trump announced his decision to repeal the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, known as DACA. Attorney General Jeff Sessions, a notorious racist and anti-migrant advocate, broke the news with the gleeful expression he reserves for when he’s destroying the lives of thousands of Latino or Muslim or Black or Indigenous people.

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

Escrito por  |  4 / August / 2017

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