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During the discussion around my piece calling for international safety standards at the workplace with real enforcement teeth that could implicate American corporations subcontracting with unscrupulous employers, a reader suggested I read Augustine Sedgwick’s March 2012 article in International Labor and Working-Class History. Entitled “‘The Spice of the Department Store’: ‘The “Consumers’ Republic,’ Imported Knock-Offs […]

Hugo in Heaven

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On March 30, 2013

A typically subtle Venezuelan state animation showing Hugo Chavez in heaven met by his revolutionary ancestors: The group includes Cuban Revolution leader Che Guevara, Latin American liberator Simón

Where Art Thou Latin America

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On October 22, 2012
I’m glad that the entirety of tonight’s foreign debate led to one single mention of a Latin American nation. Cuba of course. I heard Fidel Castro may have risen off his death bed to say something (probably more or less accurate) about American imperialism sometime in the last year, no doubt worthy of a good […]

Most Dangerous Cities

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On January 15, 2012
A new survey of the world’s most deadly cities show that the top 33 are in the Americas, with the vast majority along the drug highway in North America and northern South America, beginning with San Pedro Sula, Honduras, followed by Ciudad Juarez. This includes New Orleans and Detroit. At #34 sits Cape Town. Mosul […]
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