NORTH AMERICA

Anti-Democracy Without Borders

Escrito por  |  20 / March / 2018

While the media focuses on his personality and his tweets, Donald Trump is leading an antidemocratic project that has serious implications for the United States and the rest of the world.

Trump is Using the Mara Salvatrucha Gang to Justify Anti-Immigrant Policies

Escrito por  |  15 / March / 2018

In an effort to stain the reputation of thousands of Latinos living in the United States and justify his anti-immigrant policies, Trump is exploiting the fear that the MS generates.

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.