North America

Mexico and the United States adopt new approach to migration

Mexico is coordinating a new approach with the United States to achieve orderly, safe, regular and humane migration in the region, the Mexican foreign ministry announced today. The Foreign Ministry informed in a press release that the United States responded…

The Global Inflationary Tsunami Is Made in the U.S., Not Ukraine

An inflationary tsunami is passing through the world economy, creating economic disorder—in some cases acute political crisis—in every country it touches. This is gathering momentum as the U.S., which is leading other Global North economies, attempts to control inflation by…

When Pax Christi looks at itself in the mirror

In 2021 I published a book called “The White-West: A Look in the Mirror” with the naive objective of trying to encourage discussion of the systemic discrimination carried out by the West. The book consists of a series of articles…

Mirada Violeta – The human right to education

The Latin American Campaign for the Right to Education (CLADE) is a plural network of civil society organisations, with a presence in 18 countries in Latin America and the Caribbean, which promotes social mobilisation and political advocacy to defend the…

Environment and democracy in the eye of the storm

Hurricane season and election season have converged in the United States. The prospect of catastrophic and irreversible climate change and the possible decline of democracy in the world are very real scenarios. The fate of these essential pillars of our…

Chris Hedges Is Right: The Greatest Evil Is War

Chris Hedges’ latest book, The Greatest Evil Is War, is a terrific title and even better text. It doesn’t actually argue a case for war being a greater evil than other evils, but it sure does present evidence that war…

New York and the Italian Contradiction

On September 25, the same day New Yorkers finished celebrating the 10-day San Gennaro Festival in the city’s Little Italy, the Italians, elected the country’s farthest-right government since the fall of Mussolini. For the past 96 years, the festival, which attracts over a million people each year, has…

National Day for Truth and Reconciliation is marked across Canada and coincides with Orange Shirt Day

September 30th was the second annual National Day for Truth and Reconciliation observed in Canada. Across the country walks, speeches, music art installation, ceremonies and moments of silence were organized.  The national Day, which was created as a federal statutory…

US Hybrid War against Venezuela Goes to Court: The Case of Venezuelan Diplomat Alex Saab

Ambassador Alex Saab, a victim of the US economic war to achieve regime change in Venezuela, has been under arrest for over two years. This article recounts the developments in the diplomat’s court case. Saab is fighting against his illegal…

Get Mad About Nuclear Madness

Remarks in Seattle on September 24, 2022 at https://abolishnuclearweapons.org I am so sick and tired of wars. I’m ready for peace. What about you? I’m glad to hear it. But pretty much everybody is for peace, even the people who think…

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