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I certainly understand why we are focusing on the terrible actions of terrible sexual abusers and harassers today. Unfortunately, there are all sorts of other horrible things happening around us that also need our attention. John Kelly was supposed to be The Grown Up in the Room, but instead he is just another plumb dumb […]
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Above: Honduran sweatshop workers, i.e., people with histories One of the worst parts of the debate on the globalization of production is the discussion of workers. For promoters of uncontrolled capital mobility, workers are just sitting there in horrible poverty, waiting for the gift of a low-wage job. But that totally ignores the history of […]

Honduras

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On August 3, 2014

When Republicans want to send children back to Central America, this is the horror they want to send them back to. In the 2010s, we often look at U.S. immigration policy toward Jews in 1930s Germany,

What is life like inside the immigrant detention centers the U.S. has set up to house the thousands of migrants fleeing Central American gang and drug violence? I went down to Artesia, New Mexico last week to see for myself what has become of these vulnerable families. What I found brought me to tears. Mothers […]

Learning Spanish

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On July 2, 2013

The labor historian Dana Frank has a wonderful if disturbing essay on learning Spanish through experiencing and then fighting against the Honduran coup that took place in 2009. Frank is not one to min

Covert Wars

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On May 6, 2012
How many of you were aware we were deep in a covert war in Honduras? I guess now we see a little more why Obama was pretty quiet about the 2009 coup. Hard to see what can go wrong here…. Share

A Real Shift?

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On October 9, 2009

Mr. Trend mounts a defense: And while you can and should argue that in many ways, Obama’s policies reflect a return to Bill Clinton’s, I don’t think that holds in the case of interna

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