Colombian Conflict

Peace in Colombia Should Mean Land Reform and an End to Hunger

Since the end of April, Colombia’s streets have smelled of tear gas. The government of Colombian President Iván Duque imposed policies that put the costs of the pandemic on the working class and the peasantry and triedto suffocate any advancement…

Why Colombia’s unrest will not stop soon

The demonstrations in Colombia were triggered by the proposal for a new tax reform that sought to raise money for the economic recovery generated as a result of the pandemic. A reform that, among other things, planned to tax the…

Is Colombia’s Military Displacing Peasants to Protect the Environment or Sell Off Natural Resources?

Corporations, not wildlife, stand to benefit from the emptied lands. By Justin Podur Colombia witnessed a series of mass protests at the end of April following a call for a national strike in the city of Cali. Still ongoing, the…

We Simply Want Peace in Colombia and For The Atrocities to Stop

According to the United Nations Commissioner, there have been 33 massacres so far this year. By Gustavo Espinoza With much indignation, Colombian citizens, organizations, and various groups in New York continue to denounce before the world the murders of the…