Belén Fernández didn’t plan on ending up in a notorious detention center for immigrants in Mexico. But when an unfortunate series of events led her to Siglo XXI prison, she discovered a tremendous sense of human solidarity and collective resilience.
The past year has shattered our normal existence, forcing us to confront a deadly pandemic while trying to maintain some semblance of sanity.
Long before disinformation became a moral panic, respectable media outlets like the New York Times trafficked in false information that led to decades of war in Iraq.
Our new issue is slightly delayed, but only for the best of reasons. We're getting bigger and better.
The US-backed coup in Honduras ten years ago spawned a maelstrom of violence that terrorized ordinary Hondurans and forced caravans of migrants to flee the country. It was just another instance of US imperialism wreaking havoc on the world.
Benjamin Netanyahu's pact with a far-right, anti-Arab party ahead of April's elections is repugnant. But it's in keeping with a state that has racism and exclusion baked into its foundation.
Human Rights Watch’s edicts and positions have often been suspiciously in line with US policy.
The 1984 Kissinger Commission shows that American intervention is a bipartisan project.
The depictions of MS-13 as animals are as simplistic as they are dehumanizing. And they obscure what spawned the violent gang in the first place: US imperialism.
How, in an age in which “the fast eat the slow,” has Thomas Friedman not been gobbled up?
The 1981 El Mozote massacre was one of the most horrific crimes in the US-backed dirty war in El Salvador. Fifteen retired military officers could soon go on trial for the crime — spotlighting again the blood-drenched horrors of US imperialism in Central America.
Israel's blockade of Gaza has turned the strip of land into the “world's largest open-air prison.” And now the overcrowded enclave has its first confirmed cases of COVID-19.
‘Bomb Shelter Selfies’ and other Israeli human interest stories mask the one-sided nature of violence in the region.
El Salvador shows what happens when countries criminalize abortion: women end up behind bars, and sexual violence is institutionalized.