This is a good remembrance of the Nicaraguan solidarity movement of the 1980s and how organizers did what they could to stop Reagan’s illegal actions there. A few weeks later, a group of religio
While you are enjoying your dry turkey this evening, don’t forget to give thanks to Ronald Reagan, who ordered the CIA to establish and train the Contras to overthrow the Sandinistas in Nicaragu
Glad to see Republicans repudiate the horrific policies of Reagan toward the Sandinistas! “If the world knows nothing else, the world will know this: America stands with Israel,” Vice Pres
For whatever reason, I have a lot of small stories about global environmental issues in my blog list so let’s do them at all at once. Between poor governance and drought, Zimbabwe’s wildli
With climate change leading to the warming of the planet, we need to start thinking about heat stress as a major global health problem that deserves serious attention. This story on Central American s
It’s somewhat unlikely that the Supreme Court will overturn Roe v. Wade entirely in the future and certainly highly unlikely in the next few years. But as Scott always points out, the courts and
The 35th anniversary of Nicaragua’s Sandinista Revolution has just passed. The Sandinistas, although a very different organization than in 1979, are today in power, with Daniel Ortega winning fr
I guess we shouldn’t be surprised that Fox News hosts wouldn’t know the difference between Mexico and Nicaragua and probably assumes they all wear sombreros and take siestas.