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.
Israel has been praised for launching an aggressive coronavirus vaccination drive. There’s just one problem: they’re excluding Palestinians in occupied territories.
‘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.
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.
The 1984 Kissinger Commission shows that American intervention is a bipartisan project.
Human Rights Watch’s edicts and positions have often been suspiciously in line with US policy.
When Netanyahu’s education minister defended “gay conversion therapy” and called for the entire West Bank's annexation, critics condemned only the homophobia. Apartheid's defenders don’t give a damn about the oppressed — they're just embarrassed when the far right undermines their pinkwashing of a brutal, illegal occupation.
Since normalizing relations in September, Israel and the United Arab Emirates have teamed up to do what both do best: trample on democratic freedoms, commit atrocities, and whitewash occupation.
Of far more legitimate concern than the impending subversion of world order by greenwashed commie terrorists is, of course, that the fabrication of such threats contributes to a blanket delegitimization of environmental activism.