Media Roundup for September 2019

Newspaper Articles

  1. ¿Es en realidad una nueva guerrilla?, Ariel Ávila y Naryi Vargas, Rolling Stone
  2. Plan B in Venezuela, Michael J. Camilleri, Foreign Affairs
  3. Jayson Tatum exits narrow Team USA victory with an ankle injury, Andrew Doxy, Celtics Blog
  4. Colombia urges US to name Caracas a terror sponsor, Argus
  5. Abrams: Colombia will have ‘full US support’ if attacked from Venezuela, Nora Gamez Torres, Miami Herald
  6. Crisis Innecesaria, Ariel Ávila, El Pais
  7. For the first time in my life, I’m frightened to be Jewish, David Graeber, Open Democracy
  8. The Latinx community is often absent from political debates, here’s how Mijente aims to change that, Yara Simón, Remezcla

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Media Roundup for August 2019

Newspaper Articles

  1. Los cercos legislativos del uribismo a la paz, según Iván Cepeda, El Espectador
  2. Las deudas del Gobierno con el Acuerdo de Paz para acabar con el asesinato de líderes sociales, El Espectador
  3. Donald Trump’s approval rating is lower than all four members of the squad, Shane Croucher, Newsweek
  4. Not even dollars can save Venezuelans from inflation’s wrath, Alex Vasquez, Bloomberg
  5. Germán Cano, el único que le sigue la estela a Messi, Marca Claro
  6. Don’t give white nationalists the post-9/11 treatment, Max Abrahms, The Atlantic
  7. Un año de Iván Duque en el poder: la pesada carga del presidente de Colombia por ser el elegido de Álvaro Uribe, Boris Miranda, BBC
  8. Colombia/Venezuela: Ataques a civiles en zona fronteriza, Human Rights Watch
  9. ‘It worked in Panama.’ This is not true, Michael Shifter, The New York Times
  10. As Maduro and Guaido trade threats, their underlings seek a deal, Alex Vasquez, Fabiola Zerpa and Ethan Bronner, Bloomberg
  11. NYC’s $15 minimum wage hasn’t brought the restaurant apocalypse — it’s helped them thrive, Allana Akhtar, Business Insider
  12. Jailed Saudi feminist refuses to deny torture to secure release, The Guardian
  13. An openly gay candidate is running for president in Tunisia, a milestone for the Arab world, Claire Parker, The Washington Post
  14. “Haber escogido a Duque es una muestra de debilidad de Uribe”: Sara Tufano, Santiago A. de Narváez, ¡Pacifista!
  15. Can Duque get his approval back in year 2?, Sandra Borda and Alvaro Gomez, Americas Quarterly
  16. Norway negotiations on ice, David Smilde and Dimitris Pantoulas, Venezuelan Politics and Human Rights
  17. Bernie Sanders just promised to cut the nation’s prison population in half, Samantha Michaels, Mother Jones
  18. The quiet death of the ‘white Bernie bro’ attack, Carl Beijer, Jacobin
  19. The answer to burn out at work isn’t ‘self-care’ – it’s unionizing, Kayla Blado, Common Dreams
  20. David Koch, industrialist who funded conservatives, dies at 79, Patrick Oster and Tom Metcalf, Bloomberg
  21. Biden plummets below Sanders and Warren for first time in major national poll, Ryan Bort, Rolling Stone
  22. Ilhan Omar nails hypocrisy of Alabama GOP’s expulsion call, Lee Moran, Yahoo! News
  23. Trump officials say children of some service members overseas will not get automatic citizenship, Rafael Bernal and Morgan Chalfant, The Hill
  24. La otra versión sobre la indagatoria a Uribe, León Valencia, Pares
  25. As migration surges, regional commitment is tested, David Smilde and Dimitris Pantoulas, Venezuelan Politics and Human Rights
  26. In watershed discovery, skull of ancient human ancestor unearthed, Will Dunham, Reuters
  27. Márquez y Santrich reaparecen en video anunciando que vuelven a guerra, El Tiempo
  28. A near miss for Puerto Rico as Dorian strengthens into a hurricane, Amy Gordon, Jhoni Jackson and Arelis R. Hernández, The Washington Post
  29. Incoming Harvard freshman deported after visa revoked, Shera S. Avi-Yonah and Delano R. Franklin, The Harvard Crimson

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Media Roundup for July 2019

Newspaper Articles

  1. With 16 months to go, negative partisan predicts the 2020 presidential election, Rachel Bitecofer, Judy Ford Wason Center for Public Policy
  2. Power and paranoia in Caracas, Ivan Briscoe, Foreign Affairs
  3. Never Trumpers have a decision to make, Eugene Robinson, The Washington Post
  4. Kamala Harris surges in Iowa, Taegan Goddard, Political Wire
  5. An ode to Kyrie Irving, Jack Noonan, Celtics Blog
  6. Jesús Santrich habría cruzado a Venezuela para encontrarse con Iván Márquez, Caracol
  7. Macías pidió ayuda a la Interpol para caso “Santrich”, pero le escribió a la banda de rock, El Espectador
  8. “Santrich” no usó conductos regulares para salir del país, dice el Gobierno, El Espectador
  9. New pictures show “dangerous overcrowding” at Border Patrol facilities in Texas, Camilo Montoya-Galvez, CBS News
  10. Inside the secret Border Patrol Facebook group where agents joke about migrant deaths and post sexist memes, AC Thompson, ProPublica
  11. How the right turns the cruelty at the border into an Ocasio-Cortez punching bag, Inae Oh, Mother Jones
  12. DA Rollins won’t prosecute 18 protesters arrested at Boston’s ICE detention center, CBS Boston
  13. Gobierno responde a ONU que sí ha protegido a excombatientes de las FARC, María Kamila Correa, La W
  14. Ex-Venezuela spy chief says Maduro ordered illegal arrests, Luis Alonso Lugo, AP
  15. Venezuela negotiations deserve strong international support, David Smilde and Abraham F. Lowenthal, The Hill
  16. Furious bondholders hound Guaido’s money man as defaults pile up, Ben Bartenstein, Bloomberg
  17. Biden expresses skepticism of Democrats’ leftward tilt and AOC’s mass appeal, Dan Merica, CNN
  18. Calls grow for Bolsonaro ally to quit after ‘devastating’ report on leaks, Tom Phillips, The Guardian
  19. Will Gen-Z save the world?, David Brooks, The New York Times
  20. Massacre on Colombia-Venezuela border reveals Rastrojos civil war, InSight Crime
  21. UN Human Rights report on Venezuela urges immediate measures to halt and remedy grave rights violations, United Nations
  22. Haunted by the Reagan era, Ryan Grim, The Washington Post
  23. <<No comparto una intervencion militar en Venezuela>>, Daniela Quintero, Pares
  24. “Old Town Road” is the first song in 22 years to achieve diamond certification while number-one, Salvatore Maicki, The Fader
  25. Libya uncovers alleged Russian plot to meddle in African votes, Samer Al-Atrush, Ilya Arkhipov and Henry Meyer, Bloomberg
  26. Venezuela’s implosion is becoming Colombia’s security nightmare, Francisco Toro, The Washington Post
  27. Rappitenderos protestaron quemando las maletas de domicilio, El Tiempo
  28. Maduro insta al diálogo y Guaidó rechaza tratos con “dictadura” en Venezuela, Reuters
  29. AMLO’s contradiction, José Luis Granados Ceja, Briarpatch Magazine
  30. In 15 years we’ll be able to upload education to our brains. So can I stop saving for my kids’ college?, Zoltan Istvan, Quartz
  31. La Iglesia católica le dice no al glifosato, Natalia Tamayo Gaviria, El Espectador
  32. Las ovejas negras en el Ejército, Semana
  33. Cerca de 50 Rappitenderos se graduaron como promotores de convivencia y seguridad ciudadana, Paola Andrea Vargas Rubio, La Republica
  34. Jair Bolsonaro defiende el trabajo infantil en Brasil, Newspaper On
  35. “El de Santos fue el peor proceso de paz”: expresidente Andrés Pastrana, William Acero Arango, El Espectador
  36. California Rep. Eric Swalwell drops out of 2020 presidential race, Ursula Perano, Axios
  37. Trump’s base is not enough, and his own advisers know it, Greg Sargent, The Washington Post
  38. If you flew Epstein’s ‘Lolita Express’ private jet – the Feds want to talk to you, Greg Farrell, Yahoo! News
  39. If capitalism is broken, maybe it’s fixable, The Economist
  40. AP-NORC Poll: Many feeling vulnerable despite economic gains, Josh Boak and Emily Swanson, ABC News
  41. ‘Mafia state’: How Venezuela became ‘worse than a narco state’, Kristin Myers, Yahoo! Finance
  42. El ejército colombiano confirmó que Jesús Santrich se fugó a Venezuela con Iván Márquez y ambos están protegidos por el ELN, Jorge Cantillo, InfoBae
  43. Camila Vallejo: El informe de Bachelet sobre Venezuela es lapidario, Cooperativa
  44. What’s driving populism?, Dani Rodrik, Project Syndicate
  45. When non-Jews wield anti-Semitism as political shield, Talia Lavin, GQ
  46. Diputado Freddy Valera alerta que el ELN controla minas en Bolívar, RunRun
  47. What Americans do now will define us forever, Adam Serwer, The Atlantic
  48. By Republican standards, almost nothing is racist, Peter Beinart, The Atlantic
  49. Bad Bunny is breaking from his European tour to protest Governor Ricardo Rosselló in Puerto Rico, Salvatore Maicki, The Fader
  50. Corte aclara pero no modifica sentencia sobre fumigaciones aéreas con glifosato, Semana
  51. Cop says Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez should be shot following Trump’s racist targeting of The Squad, Bob Brigham, Raw Story
  52. Primeras capturas por corrupción en el Ejército, La W
  53. Petro no respaldará candidatura de Claudia López a la Alcaldía, El Espectador
  54. Uribe y el Centro Democrático radicaron la ‘ley Andrés Felipe Arias’, Daniel Jerez, La FM
  55. Rosselló sopesa su futuro en medio de la crisis política que azota a Puerto Rico, Antonia Laborde, El Pais
  56. El nuevo Odebrecht, Ariel Avila, Semana
  57. I’m a data scientist who is skeptical about data, Andrea Jones-Rooy, Quartz
  58. Colombia, el segundo país donde más líderes ambientales son asesinados en el mundo, ¡Pacifista!
  59. “Cerco diplomático” against Maduro: Colombia’s unsuccessful strategy, Maria Isabel Puerta Riera and Omar Ocampo, Programa Cuba
  60. Venezuela: golpe militar y democratización. Apuntes para el debate, Steve Levitsky, Programa Cuba

Books

  1. El regreso del uribismo por León Valencia. Bogotá: Planeta Colombia.
  2. Give Them an Argument: Logic for the Left by Ben Burgis. Hampshire: Zero Books

YouTube Videos

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Media Roundup for June 2019

News Articles

  1. Human Rights organizations urge Lima Group to join forces with diplomatic efforts to achieve a peaceful, democratic solution Venezuela’s crisis, Venezuelan Politics and Human Rights
  2. Mexico City will decriminalize sex work in move against trafficking, The Guardian
  3. Feds: Puerto Rico disaster contractor pocketed millions in taxpayer cash, Lachlan Markay, Yahoo! News
  4. El preso, Ariel Ávila, El Pais
  5. We will continue to apply pressure on the Maduro regime, Elliott Abrams, Miami Herald
  6. Kyrie Irving rumors: ‘low’ chance star returns to Celtics; Knicks not ruled out, Timothy Rapp, Bleacher Report
  7. Sudan death toll rises to 100 as bodies found in Nile, say doctors, Kareem Khadder and Julia Hollingsworth, CNN
  8. El precio que pagué por preguntar, Daniel Coronell, The New York Times
  9. Canciller venezolano acusa a Acnur de mentir en cifras sobre migración, El Tiempo
  10. En un día, los venezolanos salieron más de lo que entraron a Colombia, Gustavo Andrés Cantillo, El Tiempo
  11. Marchas de Uribe sobre consumo de alcohol y droga, aún sin fecha, El Tiempo
  12. Why Colombia’s president should change course on Venezuela, Sandra Borda, America’s Quarterly
  13. Colombian ex rebel takes congressional seat amid drug trafficking chargesReuters
  14. Measure of public mood is ‘most liberal ever recorded,’ political scientists says, Matt Shuham, Talking Points Memo
  15. Report: Kyrie Irving opting out of Celtics contract, Dan Feldman, Yahoo! Sports
  16. How and why The Intercept is reporting on a vast trove of materials about Brazil’s Operation Car Wash and Justice Minister Sergio Moro, Glenn Greenwald, Leandro Demori and Betsy Reed, The Intercept
  17. Hidden plot, Glenn Greenwald and Victor Pougy, The Intercept
  18. Breach of ethics, Andrew Fishman, Rafael Moro Martins, Leandro Demori, Alexandre de Santi, and Glenn Greenwald, The Intercept
  19. Bolsonaro tight-lipped as minister faces calls to resign over Lula scandal, Tom Phillips, The Guardian
  20. Es hora de que el Gobierno deje esa actitud “arrogante” frente al asesinato de líderes, Contagio Radio
  21. Incendiar, amenazar, insultar, Juan Fernando Cristo, La Linea del Medio
  22. Geoff Ramsey: No hay un riesgo real de una intervención militar de EEUU en Venezuela #ConLaLuz, Ibis Leon, Efecto Cocuyo
  23. Al igual que Santrich, muchos congresistas tienen investigaciones judiciales: Victoria Sandino, Confidencial Colombia
  24. Jayson Tatum was not made available in Anthony Davis trade talks, Kyle Newport, Bleacher Report
  25. Negotiating Venezuela’s transition, Abraham F. Lowenthal and David Smilde, The New York Times
  26. Egypt’s ousted president Mohammed Morsi dies in courtBBC
  27. Los verdes de Antanas Mockus, en contra de Jesús Santrich en el Congreso, German Espejo, La FM
  28. El duro recibimiento de la Cámara a Jesús Santrich, W Radio
  29. A ramble on Rajon Rondo, leadership, and rooting for divisive athletes, Jeremy Stevens, Celtics Blog
  30. Chris Paul wants out as relationship with James Harden deemed ‘unsalvageable’, Vincent Goodwill, Yahoo! Sports
  31. $100 million contract may be waiting elsewhere for Horford, John Karalis, Mass Live
  32. An expert on concentration camps says that’s exactly what the US is running at the border, Jack Holmes, Esquire
  33. Buttigieg wouldn’t reverse US embassy move to Jerusalem: ‘What’s done is done’, Rebecca Klar, The Hill
  34. Are Unilateral Sanctions Illegal Under International Law?, Kristen Martinez-Gugerli, Venezuelan Politics and Human Rights
  35. Bachelet to visit this week, David Smilde and Dimitris Pantoulas, Venezuelan Politics and Human Rights
  36. Ejército Nacional y Policía Nacional capturan alias Rambo, integrante del Eln en Arauca, Diego Aguilar, La W
  37. Iván Duque: “La dictadura en Venezuela protege a los peores criminales de Colombia”, Notimerica
  38. En la selva con el ELN, la última guerrilla de América, Diario del Cesar
  39. Cuba forces dissidents into exile, advocacy group saysThe New York Times
  40. Esposo narco de María Mónica Urbina hizo campaña por Duque, Publimetro
  41. Warren emerges as potential compromise nominee, Natasha Korecki and Charlie Mahtesian, Politico
  42. With Maduro entrenched in Venezuela, Trump loses patience and interest in issue, officials say, Karen DeYoung and Josh Dawsey, The Washington Post
  43. Federal judge rules ICE can no longer make civil arrests in Massachusetts courts, Tori Bedford, WGBH
  44. What America doesn’t get about dictatorships, Raul Gallegos, The New York Times
  45. Bernie Sanders to unveil plan to cancel all $1.6 trillion of student loan debt, Ryan Nobles and Gregory Krieg, CNN
  46. The unimaginable reality of American concentration camps, Masha Gessen, The New Yorker
  47. Bodies of woman, infants, toddler found near Rio Grande River in Texas, Justin Doom, ABC News
  48. Ending America’s endless wars, Bernie Sanders, Foreign Affairs
  49. Preparing for a Venezuela after Maduro, James Dobbins, Foreign Affairs
  50. Maduro’s ex-spy chief lands in U.S. armed with allegations against Venezuelan government, Anthony Faiola, The Washington Post
  51. Bachelet: “Me duele profundamente lo que pasa en Venezuela“, Mariengracia Chirinos, Prodavinci
  52. I’m in the 1 percent. Please, raise my taxes, Eli Broad, The New York Times
  53. Chuck Todd confronts Trump about kids at the border: ‘they’re being held hostage’, Tommy Christopher, Mediaite
  54. Entre el saboteo y el control, Ariel Avila, El Pais
  55. Wayfair employees plan walkout to oppose furniture sales to migrant detention facilities, The Boston Globe
  56. Wayfair workers in Maine to join walkout over sales to migrant detention centers, J. Craig Anderson, Press Herald
  57. Colombia denuncia que militares venezolanos entraron a su territorio, El Tiempo Latino
  58. Tiffany Cabán just made history, Ross Barkan, The Nation
  59. Brazil’s Bolsonaro vows punishment for G-20 cocaine trafficking, David Biller, Bloomberg
  60. Duque pide en la OEA lograr la libertad de Venezuela de la “dictadura”, El Espectador
  61. Amr Warda cut from Egypt Afcon squad following sexual harassment allegations, Nick Ames, The Guardian
  62. In defeat, Pelosi agrees to pass Senate border bill without House conditions, Julie Hirschfeld Davis and Emily Cochrane, The New York Times
  63. The Maduro mystery: Why the armed forces still stand by Venezuela’s beleaguered president, Brian Ellsworth and Mayela Armas, Reuters
  64. A wretched start for Democrats, Bret Stephens, The New York Times
  65. Colombia-Venezuela border reopens, but hidden trails still hotspots, InSight Crime
  66. FARC in Venezuela, InSight Crime

YouTube Videos

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4. YouTube censorship, Noam Chomsky and Other People’s Politics

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Media Roundup for May 2019

News Articles

  1. Picking up the pieces after Venezuela’s quashed uprising, International Crisis Group
  2. Afraid to touch Guaido, Maduro plays waiting game in Caracas, Andrew Rosati and Patricia Laya, Bloomberg
  3. Did Trump fumble an uprising in Venezuela?, Ishaan Tharoor, The Washington Post
  4. Opositores saquearon y quemaron sede de la “Comuna Socialista Indio Caricuao”, Aporrea
  5. Ovacionado: así recibieron al expresidente Santos en la Feria del Libro, Blu Radio
  6. The alleged synagogue shooter was a churchgoer who talked Christian theology, raising tough questions for evangelical pastors, Julie Zauzmer, The Washington Post
  7. Expelled student’s family paid $6.5 million in scandal to secure her admission to Stanford, Charlie Curnin, Julia Ingram, Elena Shao and Holden Foreman, Stanford Daily
  8. With Maduro still in power, questions about the US role in Venezuela, Mark Landler and Julian E. Barnes, The New York Times
  9. ‘That’s a crime’: Nancy Pelosi accuses Attorney General William Barr of lying to Congress, Eliza Relman, Business Insider
  10. Facebook bans Alex Jones, Yiannopoulos, other far-right figures, Kurt Wagner, Bloomberg
  11. Pressure on Duque increases to push Colombia’s war crimes tribunal forward, Adriaan Alsema, Colombia Reports
  12. Ariel Ávila: ¿qué hay detrás de la guerra en Colombia?, El Espectador
  13. The Venezuelan crisis, Jared Abbott, Dissent
  14. Secret Venezuela files warn about Maduro confidant, Nicholas Casey, The New York Times
  15. Spain says it has no plans to turn over Venezuelan opposition leader, Lucia Abellan, El Pais
  16. Does Avengers: Endgame’s plan to defeat Thanos make any sense? We discuss, Alex Abad-Santos, Allegra Frank and Alissa Wilkinson, Vox
  17. Judges declare Ohio’s congressional map unconstitutional, Dan Sewell, AP
  18. O’Rourke holds biggest lead over Trump, Taegan Goddard, Political Wire
  19. Why Juan Guaidó’s “coup” failed: A chat with Naunihal Singh, Gabe Lipton and Alex Kliment, GZero Media
  20. Holmes Trujillo “jala orejas” a su embajador en la OEA por tema de migración venezolana, Tal Cual
  21. Trump, Putin discussed Mueller report and agreed no collusion, White House says, Dartunorro Clark, NBC News
  22. Francia Márquez denuncia atentado en su contra y otros líderes en Cauca, Semana
  23. Pro-Trump conservatives challenge possible U.S. military involvement in Venezuela, Alex Daugherty, Miami Herald
  24. Cuba plantea a Canadá necesidad de diálogo en solución a crisis en Venezuela, Efecto Cocuyo
  25. Cuba says Maduro must be at Venezuela’s negotiating table, Stephen Wicary and Jose Enrique Arrioja, Bloomberg
  26. Trump retweets Jerry Falwell Jr. suggesting his term should be extended by two years, Owen Daugherty, The Hill
  27. Jalen Rose says Kyrie Irving’s teammates ‘can’t wait for him to leave’, Alex Reimer, WEEI
  28. The racial divide in the Red Sox’ visit to Trump’s White House is impossible to ignore, Dave Sheinin, The Washington Post
  29. De guerrilleros a coinvestigadores en expedición biológica en Antioquia, Paula Casas Mogollón, El Espectador
  30. Venezuela loosens currency exchange controls to allow forex trading, Reuters
  31. A frustrated Trump questions his administration’s Venezuela strategy, Anne Gearan, Josh Dawsey, John Hudson, and Seung Min Kim, The Washington Post
  32. Under siege for his comments about rape, UKIP’s star candidate Carl Benjamin has recruited Milo Yiannopoulos to join his campaign, Alex Spence and Mark Di Stefano, BuzzFeed
  33. David Ortiz wouldn’t join Red Sox at White House due to President Trump’s treatment of immigrants, Michael Shapiro, Sports Illustrated
  34. Kyrie Irving never got over Celtics winning without him last season, source tells Lou Merloni, Alex Reimer, WEEI
  35. ¿Hacia la quiebra del consenso uribista?, Sara Tufano, El Tiempo
  36. Abuse of power in Colombia on the rise since Duque took office, Adriaan Alsema, Colombia Reports
  37. Mexico wants to decriminalize all drugs and negotiate with the US to do the same, Jason Lemon, Newsweek
  38. Celtics player on Kyrie Irving, reportedly: ‘He’s hard to play with. It’s all about him’, Dan Feldman, NBC Sports
  39. Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes: It’s time to break up Facebook, Hadas Gold, CNN
  40. Trump’s approval rating hits all-time high in Gallup poll, Brett Samuels, The Hill
  41. Están disolviendo a la AN a cuentagotas, advierte María Puerta Riera, Ibis Leon, Efecto Cocuyo
  42. Cuban immigrants were given a haven in the US; now they’re being deported, Daniel Romero, NPR
  43. Guaido asks for US military help, Greg Weeks, Two Weeks Notice
  44. FARC celebrates court order to release “Jesus Santrich,” Colombia’s ruling party expresses “horror”, Jake Kincaid, Colombia Reports
  45. Devastated Duque vows to respect court order to release FARC leader, Adriaan Alsema, Colombia Reports
  46. Ahora, ¿qué pasará con el proceso contra “Jesús Santrich” por narcotráfico?, El Espectador
  47. Caso Santrich no está cerrado, la JEP puede reabrirlo si hay nuevas pruebas: Ceballos, La W
  48. Néstor H. Martínez no abandona la Fiscalía por Santrich, la abandona por Odebrecht: Petro, La W
  49. Elizabeth Warren turns down a Fox News town hall, labeling the network ‘Hate-for-Profit Machine’, Rachel DeSantis, Yahoo! News
  50. Zion Williamson’s stepfather says former Duke star won’t return to college after Pelicans won lottery, Michael Shapiro, Sports Illustrated
  51. Más de 800 casos de violencia contra líderes sociales están en la impunidad, El Espectador
  52. Venezuela gov’t, opposition in Norway for talks, AP
  53. Con Santrich libre, se acaban excusas de Márquez y el Paisa para no volver, Juanita Velez, La Silla Vacia
  54. Desaprobación del presidente Iván Duque alcanza el 60 %, El Espectador
  55. La conmoción de Duque es exterior, por un artículo del New York Times, Juan Esteban Lewin y Juanita Velez, La Silla Vacia
  56. Colombia army’s new kill orders send chills down ranks, Nicholas Casey, The New York Times
  57. Centro Democrático le negó el aval a Polo Polo para la alcaldía, y renuncia al partido, Juan Martin Caballero, Colombiano Indignado
  58. UKIP ‘rape joke’ candidate Carl Benjamin has milkshake thrown at him again, Rachel Endley, Mirror
  59. Salí del país por acusaciones falsas de políticos uribistas en Twitter, Blu Radio
  60. Trump looking into pardoning military members accused or convicted of war crimes, Aris Folley, The Hill
  61. Why race science is on the rise again, Angela Saini, The Guardian
  62. Ejército cambiará directriz cuestionada por el New York Times, El Tiempo
  63. Sin la oposición, Partido Liberal no participará de ningún acuerdo con el Gobierno, El Espectador
  64. Biden, Sanders highlight familiar split in Democratic Party, Domenico Montanaro, NPR
  65. On covering San Pedro Sula and why global media outlets will always dangerously get it wrong, Juan José Martínez D’aubuisson and Amelia Frank-Vitale, Latino Rebels
  66. Lawyer for Navy SEAL accused of war crimes also works for Trump Organization, Zachary Cohen, CNN
  67. Colombia’s peace is too precious to abandon, The New York Times
  68. Socialism is more popular than Donald Trump, John Nichols, The Nation
  69. The Israeli-Palestinian dispute is only partly about land, Shadi Hamid, The Atlantic
  70. Antioquia está viviendo tres guerras, Caracol Radio
  71. Iván Márquez y la división en el partido de la FARC, Daniela Quintero, Pares
  72. Equipo de ex-Farc recibió premio en Mundial de rafting en Australia, Juan Camilo Pedraza, El Tiempo
  73. The Norwegian talks, Miguel Ángel Martínez Meucci, Caracas Chronicles
  74. Mike Pence predicts war everywhere in the next few years, Paul Waldman, The Washington Post
  75. The truth about the sanctions, Benedicte Bull and Antulio Rosales, Klassekampen
  76. A Republican consultant died. His progressive daughter then found documents that might affect the census citizenship question, Amber Jamieson, BuzzFeed
  77. El presente del negocio de las drogas en Colombia, Ariel Ávila, Rolling Stone
  78. Falsos positivos en Colombia, Ariel Ávila, El Pais
  79. US “regrets” release of FARC leader wanted for extradition, Adriaan Alsema, Colombia Reports
  80. Protesters set fire to U.S. Embassy in Honduras in second day of demonstrations, Yahoo! News
  81. El futuro incierto de un diálogo para Venezuela, Valentina Lares Martiz, El Tiempo
  82. Cuatro caminos frente la crisis de Venezuela, Naryi Vargas, Fundación Paz y Reconciliación
  83. An icon of the left tells Democrats: don’t go socialist, Michael Hirsh, Foreign Policy

Books

  1. La batalla por la paz por Juan Manuel Santos. Bogotá: Planeta Colombia
  2. Capitalist Realism by Mark Fisher. Winchester: Zero Books.
  3. Cooperative Enterprise: Facing the Challenge of Globalization by Stefano Zamagni and Vera Zamagni. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Pub.

Podcasts

  1. Anarchism and Marxism in dialogue with Anarchopac, Black Rose Anarchist Federation

YouTube Videos

1. Dave Rubin guest FREAKS out when he finds out Dave is gay

2. China’s secret internment camps

3. Ben Shapiro gets DESTROYED by conservative BBC journalist Andrew Neil

4. Why socialism? with Bhaskar Sunkara

5. You’re watching Fox News. You just don’t know it.

6. Replying to Gene Epstein on worker-owned pizza shops

7. Opposition demand for Maduro’s resignation a non-starter, says Norwegian official

8. Speaking in the language of YouTube – Ash Sarkar meets ContraPoints

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Media Roundup for April 2019

News Articles

  1. America would run out of avocados in three weeks if Trump shuts down the U.S.-Mexico border, NBC News
  2. Avocado shortages and price spikes: how Trump’s border closing would hit US, Ana Swanson, The New York Times
  3. Erdoğan’s grip on Turkey slips as opposition makes election gains, Bethan McKernan, The Guardian
  4. Bernie holds double-digit lead over 2020 rivals among young Democratic voters, Jon Queally, Common Dreams
  5. Ohioans might vote on issue to give presidency to national popular vote winner, Randy Ludlow, The Columbus Dispatch
  6. Maduro loyalists strip Venezuela’s Juan Guaido of immunity, Scott Smith, AP
  7. Corporate executives must face jail time for overseeing massive scams, Elizabeth Warren, The Washington Post
  8. US aid cuts will spur Central America migration, experts say, Marcos Aleman, AP
  9. Julián Castro wants to radically restrict immigration enforcement, Dara Lind, Vox
  10. Fox News to host town hall with Bernie Sanders, Marisa Fernandez, Axios
  11. Venezuela’s slums are turning on Maduro – but Guaidó faces uphill battle, Tom Phillips and Patricia Torres, The Guardian
  12. Venezuela’s power struggle reaches a tense stalemate,as human suffering deepens, David Smilde, The Conversation
  13. Documento secreto: asesores de Maduro en seguridad le recomendaron infiltrar la Minga en Colombia, Semana
  14. Gobierno no tiene pruebas de que Maduro haya infiltrado minga indígena, Oriana Garcés, La W
  15. Ilhan Omar tells Ava Duvernay about the (good) trouble she’s making in Congress, Interview Magazine
  16. Bernie Sanders is the most popular 2020 candidate among Hispanic voters, Aída Chávez, The Intercept
  17. Netanyahu says will begin annexing West Bank if he wins Israel election, Haaretz
  18. ‘El uribismo promueve odio y racismo contra la minga’: líderes indígenas, Edinson Arley Bolaños, El Espectador
  19. Gentil Duarte’s master plan to reunite Colombia’s FARC dissidents, Maria Alejandra Navarrete Forero, InSight Crime
  20. Lo que dice Uribe de sus polémicos trinos sobre la minga, El Tiempo
  21. ‘El gobierno y el país nos están dando la espalda’: campesinos del sur de Córdoba, Laura Sierra Musse, Pacifista
  22. ¿Por qué quieren silenciarme?, Daniel Coronell, Semana
  23. Brazil’s Bolsonaro says working with US to sow ‘dissent’ in Venezuela armyReuters
  24. ONIC responsabiliza a Uribe de lo que le pueda suceder a la minga, Paula Bolívar, La W
  25. Why thousands of Colombians are blocking the Pan-American highway, Hanna Wallis, The New Republic
  26. Algeria in revolt: ‘we woke up and you will pay’, Hamza Hamouchene, ROAR
  27. Congress should use its leverage over Egypt’s al-Sisi on human rights, Phillippe Nassif, The Hill
  28. Trump had no problem with Iran’s Revolutionary Guard when he was doing business with its associates, Bess Levin, Vanity Fair
  29. Trump raises the stakes against Iran, but why?, Ishaan Tharoor, The Washington Post
  30. Lynn becomes first Mass. city to end veteran homelessness, Chantee Lans, CBS Boston
  31. Donald Trump cancels deal allowing MLB teams to sign Cuban players, Rob Goldberg, Bleacher Report
  32. Privileged, Kyle Korver, The Players’ Tribune
  33. Without water, Venezuela’s central bank sent workers home, sources say, Patricia Laya and Alex Vasquez, Bloomberg
  34. Ilhan Omar straight-up called Stephen Miller a white nationalist, Rex Santus, Vice
  35. Lawmakers implore Trump administration to sanction China over abuse of Muslims, CBS News
  36. La oposición en Colombia, Ariel Ávila, El Pais
  37. Will pressure bring down Venezuela’s government, Ivan Briscoe, Crisis Group
  38. People can’t stop talking about this iconic photo from the protests in Sudan, Tamerra Griffin, BuzzFeed
  39. First ever black hole image released, Pallab Ghosh, BBC
  40. El precedente de violencia de las elecciones regionales, El Tiempo
  41. Julian Assange arrested at Ecuadorian embassy in London, Caroline Davies, David Crouch, Kate Lyons and Damien Gayle, The Guardian
  42. Sudan ruler Omar al-Bashir removed as president and arrested by military, Borzou Daragahi, The Independent
  43. El informe secreto de la cita frustrada entre Duque y los indígenas, Semana
  44. How Twitter and other social media can draw the US into foreign interventions, Eleonora Mattiacci, The Conversation
  45. Egypt withdraws from U.S.-led anti-Iran security initiative, Stephen Kalin and Jonathan Landay, Reuters
  46. Stop & Shop workers walk out after negotiation impasse, Travis Andersen and Martin Finucane, The Boston Globe
  47. Consejo de Estado tumba elección de Mockus como congresista, Johana Rodriguez, La FM
  48. How far-right extremists abroad have adopted Trump’s symbols as their own, Nick Robins-Early, The Huffington Post
  49. Corte Suprema define el futuro de un testigo clave contra Álvaro Uribe, El Espectador
  50. Trump critica a Duque y acusa a Colombia de enviar criminales a EEUU, Caracol
  51. Can the Bolivarian revolution survive the Venezuelan crisis?, ROAR
  52. Sudan and Algeria’s dilemma: How to avoid turning into Egypt, Ishaan Tharoor, The Washington Post
  53. Fortress America in the Middle East: Academic freedom at the American University in Cairo, Karim Maged Malak, The London School of Economics
  54. Trump goes from ‘I love WikiLeaks’ to ‘I know nothing about WikiLeaks’, Jennifer Epstein, Bloomberg
  55. US gave verbal pledge of no death penalty for Assange, Taha Palmeri and Aicha el-Hammar Castano, ABC News
  56. Notre Dame spire and roof collapse as fire rages at iconic cathedral in Paris, CBS News
  57. Jerusalem’s al-Aqsa mosque fire burns at the same time as flame engulf Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, Tom O’Connor, Newsweek
  58. Michele Bachmann: Donald Trump is the ‘most godly and biblical president in our lifetimes’, Sky Palma, Dead State
  59. Yemeni bodegas boycott New York Post over attacks on Ilhan Omar, Lois Beckett, The Guardian
  60. Short of electricity, food and water, Venezuelans return to religion, Arelis R. Hernández and Mariana Zúñiga, The Washington Post
  61. Juan Guaidó: “La intervención militar está descartada en Venezuela”, Ludmila Vinogradoff, Clarin
  62. Santos como expresidente tiene mejor imagen que Uribe (y que Duque), Pulzo
  63. “No voy a participar en un frente político en contra de Uribe”: Fajardo, según WikiLeaks, Semana
  64. Peru’s ex-president Alan Garcia shoots himself before arrestBloomberg
  65. The Green New Deal is more than a resolution – it’s a revolution, Edward J. Markey, The Boston Globe
  66. Nancy Pelosi: Glass of water could take districts like Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s – ‘that’s not where we have to win the election’, Shane Croucher, Newsweek
  67. Notre Dame Cathedral fire spurs Islamophobic conspiracy theories on social media, Ben Collins, NBC News
  68. Trump vetoes measure to end U.S. involvement in Yemen war, NBC News
  69. “El problema del país es estar tomando una posición respecto a Uribe”: Sergio Fajardo, El Espectador
  70. Las miserias de la diplomacia colombiana, Ariel Ávila, El Pais
  71. En Colombia, el presidente Duque no hace caso a los reclamos de la minga indígena, Virginie Laurent, NACLA
  72. Peru’s ex-president dies in suicide as police raid his home, John Quigley and Daniela Guzman, Bloomberg
  73. Peru’s ex-president Garcia kills himself to avoid arrest in Odebrecht probe, Mitra Taj and Marco Aquino, Reuters
  74. Community owned grocery store in Providence sets opening date, Sofia Rudin, The Public’s Radio
  75. Noam Chomsky: The Green New Deal is exactly the right idea, Democracy Now
  76. Salvatore Mancuso se acogió a la JEP, La W
  77. Coronell, Vladdo, Faciolince y otros, ¿Por qué mienten contra Petro?, Epicuro de Samos, Contra Cara
  78. Militia in New Mexico detains asylum seekers at gunpoint, Simon Romero, The New York Times
  79. FBI arrests leader of right-wing militia that detained migrants in New Mexico, Simon Romero, The New York Times
  80. Kentucky Republicans worried inviting AOC to meet with coal miners might backfire, Luke Darby, GQ
  81. ‘Stop Sanders’ Democrats are agonizing over his momentum, Jonathan Martin, The New York Times
  82. Bernie Sanders vs. a Clinton loyalist, Elizabeth Williamson and Kenneth P. Vogel, The New York Times
  83. 3 winners and 3 losers from the Mueller report, Dylan Matthews and Zack Beauchamp, Vox
  84. Trump speaks with Libya warlord Haftar, in sign of US support, al-Monitor
  85. 2019 World Press Freedom Index, Reporters Without Borders
  86. Iván Duque, el presidente regañado, Omar Rincón, The New York Times
  87. Columna en NYT señala a Duque como el “presidente regañado” y el “hijo sonso”, Juan Martin Caballero, Colombiano Indignado
  88. Rep. Ilhan Omar: Legalize marijuana nationwide, expunge criminal records of those jailed for pot offenses, Chris Morran, Newsweek
  89. Is the ‘Intellectual Dark Web’ politically diverse?, Uri Harris, Quillette
  90. These are the U.S. states most and least dependent on the federal government, Adriana Belmonte, Yahoo! Finance
  91. ‘Las Farc nunca estuvieron derrotadas militarmente’, Javier Forero, El Tiempo
  92. Elizabeth Warren just vowed to scrap student-loan debt for 42 million Americans, Allana Akhtar, Business Insider
  93. Sri Lanka Muslims had warned officials about group behind attack, Iain Marlow, Bloomberg
  94. Saudi Arabia: 37 put to death in shocking execution spree, Amnesty International
  95. I was Bernie’s biggest critic in 2016 – I’ve changed my mind, Peter Daou, The Nation
  96. Trump’s misguided policies are a gift to Venezuela’s Maduro, Shannon O’Neil, Bloomberg
  97. Se somete a la JEP, General Mario Montoya, investigado por ‘falsos positivos’, Voces
  98. Ángela María Robledo pierde curul de congresista por doble militancia, La FM
  99. Consejo de Estado saca del Congreso a Ángela María Robledo, Semana
  100. Joe Scarborough slams Trump for inciting White Nationalist violence: Blood ‘is on your hands’, Olivia Messer, The Daily Beast
  101. Middlesex and Suffolk DAs sue ICE, Sarah Betancourt, Commonwealth Magazine
  102. US Uber drivers plan 12-hour shutdown over pay and conditions, BBC
  103. Socialists win in Spanish election; far-right party gains seats for first time, Matthew S. Schwartz, NPR
  104. Las raíces económicas de la corrupción en Latinoamérica, Jorge Galindo, El Pais
  105. Colombia’s constitutional court believes phones and offices are bugged, Adriaan Alsema, Colombia Reports
  106. First politician allowed into Colombia’s war crimes tribunal; at least 40 to follow, Jake Kincaid, Colombia Reports
  107. Marx deserves better critics, Ben Burgis, Quillette
  108. Venezuela’s Guaidó appeals to military ‘at air force base’, BBC
  109. Blackwater founder’s latest sales pitch – mercenaries for Venezuela, Aram Roston and Matt Spetalnick, Reuters
  110. Wall Street Democrats are absolutely freaking out about their 2020 candidates, Gabriel Debenedetti, New York Magazine
  111. Alleged Chabad shooter credits racist New Zealand attack as inspiration… but Ted Cruz and McCain blame Ilhan Omar, Allison Deger, Mondoweiss
  112. Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó has launched a military uprising to topple Maduro, Alex Ward, Vox
  113. Ángela Robledo, rumbo a ser anunciada como candidata de Petro en Bogotá, Angel Ocampo Rodriguez, La FM
  114. Colombia’s opposition wants defense minister sacked for trying to cover up murder, Jake Kincaid, Colombia Reports

Books

  1. In the Name of Women’s Rights: The Rise of Femonationalism by Sara R. Harris. London: Duke University Press.

Videos

1. Ballena Mockusiana

2. Las Fuerzas Militares de Colombia

3. What DNA ancestry tests can – and can’t – tell you

4. LA OPOSICIÓN QUEDÓ COJA y más noticias

5. Dave Rubin’s paid to embrace those that hate him

6. Evaluating the Žižek vs. Peterson Debate

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Media Roundup for March 2019

News Articles

  1. Five myths about socialism, Sheri Berman, The Washington Post
  2. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is coming for your hamburgers!, David Remnick, The New Yorker
  3. Maduro’s strategy is to wait, Greg Weeks, Two Weeks Notice
  4. The Democratic Party attacks on Ilhan Omar are a travesty, Phyllis Bennis, The Nation
  5. House’s anti-Semitism resolution surfaces generational fight over Ilhan Omar, Sheryl Gay Stolberg, The New York Times
  6. Cruz Roja Internacional duplica el presupuesto destinado a Venezuela, Isaac Gonzalez, Efecto Cocuyo
  7. Why Chavez’s followers are standing by Maduro, Katy Watson, BBC
  8. Venezuela exodus undercuts Trump on immigration: ‘Nothing as permanent as a temporary refugee’, Stephen Dinan, The Washington Times
  9. Trump is deporting Venezuelans, Greg Weeks, Two Weeks Notice
  10. An open letter to the Washington Office on Latin America about its stance on US effort to overthrow Venezuelan government, Common Dreams
  11. Kyrie Irving responds to non-stop Kyrie Irving coverage, Jeff Clark, Celtics Blog
  12. Jaylen Brown says BOS needs to fix ‘toxic’ environment around team, Timothy Rapp, Bleacher Report
  13. Heavily armed soldiers aborted a plan to enter Venezuela by force, Ethan Bronner and David Wainer, Bloomberg
  14. President Bolsonaro shocks Brazil with ‘golden shower’ tweet, Gabriel Stargardter, Reuters
  15. The left’s revolt against Democrats’ plan to punish Rep. Ilhan Omar appears to be working, Rex Santus, Vice
  16. Bernie Sanders, Kamala Harris condemn effort to rebuke Ilhan Omar, Daniel Marans, The Huffington Post
  17. The dishonest smearing of Ilhan Omar, Paul Waldman, The Washington Post
  18. Alex Trebek announces he has stage 4 pancreatic cancer: ‘I’m going to fight this’, CBS News
  19. Evo saluda a senador de EEUU que busca hacerle frente a Donald Trump, Jesús Alanoca Paco, El Deber
  20. Gayle King praised for composure in R. Kelly interview: I thought ‘let it play itself out’, Erin Jensen, USA Today
  21. Gordon Hayward hits game winner to elevate the Celtics to 2-0 on west coast trip, CLNS Nick, Celtics Blog
  22. As blackout plunges Venezuela in darkness, Maduro blames the US, Alan Yuhas, The New York Times
  23. Wave of killings by polices marks Bolsonaro’s first months, Jonathan Wheatley, Financial Times
  24. The Democrats’ Dilemma, Tim Alberta, Politico
  25. DFA endorses Omar, Ocasio-Cortez, Pressley, Tlaib for reelection ahead of House anti-hate vote, Democracy for America
  26. Andrew Gillum set to make ‘major announcement’ March 20, Karl Etters, Tallahassee Democrat
  27. DHS Secretary Nielsen’s first public hearing before the new Congress was a disaster, Aaron Rupar, Vox
  28. A Peaceful, Democratic Solution to Venezuela’s Crisis Requires Fact-based Analysis and Advocacy: A Response to the ‘Open Letter to WOLA’, Venezuelan Politics and Human Right
  29. Bachelet: Crisis en Venezuela ‘ha sido exacerbada por las sanciones’, NTN24
  30. Venezuela’s long and winding road to debt restructuring, Financial Times
  31. Guaidó: En su momento activaremos el artículo 187 de la Constitución, Isaac Gonzalez Mendoza, Efecto Cocuyo
  32. Maduro denuncia ataques cibernéticos y electromagnéticos contra el sistema eléctrico, Ronny Rodriguez Rosas, Efecto Cocuyo
  33. Estados Unidos debe ofrecer protección temporal a los venezolanos en su territorio, Human Rights Watch
  34. Venezuela blackout, in 2nd day, threatens food supplies and patient lives, Anatoly Kurmanaev, Isayen Herrera and Clifford Krauss, The New York Times
  35. Footage contradicts US claim that Maduro burned aid convoy, Nicolas Casey, The New York Times
  36. Despite pressure, Venezuela’s Maduro seems set on staying put, Lesley Wroughton, Reuters
  37. La mediocre asfixiante oscuridad, Jorge Giordani, Aporrea
  38. Erdogan accuses women’s march of disrespecting Islam, Reuters
  39. After week of controversy, Rep. Ilhan Omar says her criticism of President Obama was distorted, John Verehovek, ABC News
  40. Colon cancer rates rising in young adults, Mark Ockerbloom and Jason Solowski, Boston 25 News
  41. ICE makes more arrests at decoy university; some detainees being deported, authorities say, Louis Casiano, Fox News
  42. Eva Golinger’s Confidante of ‘Tyrants’, Greg Weeks, Two Weeks Notice
  43. Rotting food and endangered patients: How Venezuelans are faring during continuing nationwide power outages, Mary Beth Sheridan and Mariana Zuniga, The Washington Post
  44. Ocasio-Cortez: ‘Capitalism is irredeemable’, Michael Burke, The Hill
  45. Did pro-Israel lobby funding influence Democrats’ responses to Ilhan Omar?, Tom Perkins, The Guardian
  46. Pentagon spent $4.6 million on lobster tail and crab in one month, Joe Setyon, Reason
  47. For the Venezuelan diaspora, a total blackout means no news from home, Astrid Cantor, Caracas Chronicles
  48. The ‘electrical wars’ and left wing solidarity with Venezuela, Clifton Ross, Blog
  49. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s tweet about workers being paid ‘less than the value they create’ is essentially a restatement of Marx’s Labour Theory of Value — here’s why that’s interesting, Jim Edwards, Business Insider
  50. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez: ‘We should be excited about automation’, Katharine Schwab, Fast Company
  51. In unearthed audio, Tucker Carlson makes numerous misogynistic and perverted comments, Madeline Peltz, Media Matters
  52. Did pro-Israel lobby funding influence Democrats’ responses to Ilhan Omar?, Tom Perkins, The Guardian
  53. Who are the Pemon of Kumarakapay?, Dorothy Kronick, Caracas Chronicles
  54. ¿Conocía Álvaro Uribe las objeciones a la JEP antes de que Duque las anunciara?, Pacifista!
  55. Iván Duque quiere hacer trizas la JEP, pero no la tendrá tan fácil, Pacifista!
  56. Expresidente de Hidrocapital: el Gobierno no ha sabido cómo reanimar el sistema, Daisy Galaviz, Tal Cual
  57. ‘Hay que persuadir a los militares de que les va a ir bien en democracia’, Teresa Casique, El Nacional
  58. Algerian president Abdelaziz Bouteflika drops bid for fifth term, BBC
  59. Netanyahu says Israel is ‘nation-state of the Jewish people and them alone’, Bill Chappell and Daniel Estrin, NPR
  60. Petróleo sube por segunda jornada gracias a Venezuela y Arabia Saudita, El Financiero
  61. U.S. presses Latin American allies to turn China against Maduro, Franco Ordóñez, McClatchy DC Bureau
  62. Caracas goes thirsty as power crisis shuts down water plants, Fabiola Zerpa and Alex Vasquez, Bloomberg
  63. A call for clear heads on Venezuela: How to criticize Maduro while opposing US regime change, Alejandro Velasco, In These Times
  64. US withdrawing remaining staff from embassy in Venezuela, Edmund DeMarche, and Lucia I. Suarez Sang, Fox News
  65. College cheating scandal: Felicity Huffman and Lori Loughlin among dozens charged in alleged scam, Eric Levenson and Marc Morales, CNN
  66. How Congress can advance non-violent, Democratic solutions to the Venezuela crisis, Geoff Ramsey and David Smilde, Venezuelan Politics and Human Rights
  67. How Bernie could save socialism from Trump, Bill Scher, Politico
  68. In a first for presidential race, Bernie Sanders campaign staff unionizes, Josh Eidelson, Bloomberg
  69. Succeeding while Black, Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor, Boston Review
  70. New Zealand Mosque shooting: Black conservative commentator Candance Owens reacts to her alleged influence on white supremacist attacker, Ewan Palmer, Newsweek
  71. The New Zealand attack and the fundamental thoughtlessness of evil, Elizabeth Bruenig, The Washington Post
  72. 123 organizaciones y 509 académicos y activistas sociales venezolanos agradecen el trabajo de WOLA por la democracia y los DDHH en su país, Rafael Uzcategui, Blog
  73. Venezuela’s electricity crisis could trigger ‘serious disruption’ to the oil market, IEA warns, Sam Meredith, CNBC
  74. ‘It is unspeakable’: How Maduro used Cuban doctors to coerce Venezuelan voters, Nicholas Casey, The New York Times
  75. Venezuela’s Maduro asks cabinet members to offer resignations, Oscar Medina, Bloomberg
  76. Guaido amnesty for Venezuelan army stalls in his own legislature, Alex Vasquez, Bloomberg
  77. Ta-Nehisi Coates is an optimist now, Eric Levitz, New York Magazine
  78. Facebook says service hindered by lack of local news, David Bauder, AP
  79. Exjefe paramilitar que acusa a Uribe de fundador de Bloque Metro pide ingresar a la JEP, Noticias Uno
  80. People want higher taxes on rich, better welfare – 21-country OECD survey, Reuters
  81. Venezuela may divert U.S.-bound oil to Rosneft, says Jose generator working, Reuters
  82. What a military intervention in Venezuela would look like, Frank O. Mora, Foreign Affairs
  83. The Constitutional path to dictatorship in Venezuela, Diego A. Zambrano, Lawfare
  84. Maajid Nawaz attack: police release CCTV after racist assault in London, LBC
  85. ‘Egg Boy’ to donate money raised for him towards victims of Christchurch attack, NZ Herald
  86. Beck to Hannity: ‘We are officially at the end of the country as we know it’ if Trump loses in 2020, Joe Concha, The Hill
  87. Trump and Bolsonaro’s far-right summit, Ishaan Tharoor, The Washington Post
  88. The real reason the Trump administration is constantly losing in court, Fred Barbash and Deanna Paul, The Washington Post
  89. Organizaciones de colombianos en el exterior se movilizarán este lunes en apoyo a la JEP, El Espectador
  90. Vicepresidenta defiende objeciones a la estatutaria de la JEP y se va contra las marchas, El Espectador
  91. ¿Por qué se disparó el desempleo en Colombia?, Jaime Tenjo G., El Espectador
  92. De vuelta al uribechavismo, Cristina de la Torre, El Espectador
  93. No son tiempos normales, Ariel Ávila, El Pais
  94. Trabajando para el gallo, y el gallo se llama…, Álvaro Leyva Durán, Las 2 Orillas
  95. Fiscalía relaciona a Álvaro Uribe con grupos armados ilegales en el Suroeste antioqueño, Verdad Abierta
  96. Why did Bush go to war in Iraq?, Ahsan I Butt, al-Jazeera
  97. Sanders hires social media attack dog, Taegan Goddard, Political Wire
  98. Bernie Sanders pledges to do a better job of explaining socialism, Danielle Kurtzleben, NPR
  99. Polls show Bernie Sanders popularity among all voters is plummeting, Harry Enten, CNN
  100. Florida committee approves bill requiring felons to pay court fees before voting, Justin Wise, The Hill
  101. Andrew Gillum’s next move is a good one, Paul Blest, Splinter News
  102. Bachelet briefs States on Colombia, Cyprus, Guatemala, Honduras, Iran, Myanmar, Sri Lanka, Venezuela and Yemen, United Nations Human Rights
  103. US again cuts women from State Department’s Human Rights reports, Amanda Klasing and Elisa Epstein, Human Rights Watch
  104. Politician who opposes mandatory chickenpox vaccinations contracts chickenpox, Tom Barnes, The Independent
  105. ‘Azaan’ to be broadcast nationally in solidarity with Muslims, Ary News
  106. Preventing civil war and US intervention in Venezuela, Edgardo Lander, ROAR
  107. Giving a voice to the Venezuelan people, Reinaldo Iturriza, ROAR
  108. Laura Ingraham and guest mock ‘Anastasio’ Ocasio-Cortez for doing ‘the Latina thing’, Lee Moran, Yahoo!
  109. Aumentan las masacres en territorio colombiano, Voces
  110. La estrategia de la nueva constituyente, Ariel Ávila, Semana
  111. Disidencias de Farc infiltraron protestas indígenas en Cauca, Blu Radio
  112. Is an oil-for-food program plausible for Venezuela, David Smilde, Venezuelan Politics and Human Rights
  113. Maduro aides reached out to US seeking to cut a deal, Ethan Bronner, Bloomberg
  114. Colombia’s indigenous block road to Ecuador in anti-government protest, Emily Hart, Colombia Reports
  115. Court to rule Duque abused power in rejecting war crimes tribunal bill: reports, Adriaan Alsema, Colombia Reports
  116. ICC to be asked to investigate mass killing of Colombia’s social leaders, Jake Kincaid, Colombia Reports
  117. Colombia’s court won’t block return of war crimes tribunal bill to Congress, Adriaan Alsema, Colombia Reports
  118. How Colombia’s opposition is struggling to take part in local elections, Jake Kincaid, Colombia Reports
  119. Robert Mueller has completed his report, Andrew Prokop, Vox
  120. Petro llegó hasta el epicentro de la minga indígena en el Cauca, El Tiempo
  121. Flight attendant, a DACA recipient, released by ICE, Suzanne Gamboa, NBC News
  122. A brand-new US citizen walks us through the ‘hell’ it takes to go from foreigner to American, Michelle Mark, Business Insider
  123. Exclusive: U.S. threatens to derail meeting of Latam lender if China bars Venezuela, Lesley Wroughton and Roberta Rampton, Reuters
  124. Singer and novelist sued in Egypt as country tightens grip on free speech, Middle East Eye
  125. Illegal mining may collapse Colombia’s cerro mono ecosystem, Camilo Carranza, InSight Crime
  126. Magistrada que investigará a Álvaro Uribe omitió decir que trabajó con uno de sus abogados, Pulzo
  127. Comandantes de las AUC revelaran verdades del conflicto, Pares
  128. The US is thinking of invading Venezuela. That’s unlikely to lead to democracy, Greg Weeks, The Washington Post
  129. Cepeda y tres senadores más citan debate por la paz, Kien y Ke
  130. The bear comes to the West: The Russian agenda in Latin America, Armando Chaguaceda, Global Americans
  131. Russian air force planes land in Venezuela carrying troops, Reuters
  132. Trump’s flawed plan to oust Maduro, Christopher Sabatini, Foreign Affairs
  133. Rent control, long shunned, is back on the table in Massachusetts, Tim Logan, The Boston Globe
  134. Mitch McConnell blocked a resolution to release the full Mueller report, 3 days after saying he wanted ‘openness and transparency’ about it, Sinead Baker, Bloomberg
  135. ‘Grateful’ Gronkowski announces retirement, Mike Reiss, ESPN
  136. Exjefes paramilitares quieren dar su versión de lo ocurrido en el conflicto, El Colombiano
  137. Las mujeres abandonadas de Tumaco, Juan Miguel Vivanco, La Silla Vacia
  138. AIPAC is playing the victim, but it’s Palestinians who are being silenced, Peter Breinart, Forward
  139. 95-year-old man catches four buses to join march against racism, Aris Folley, The Hill
  140. The lost art of American diplomacy, William J. Burns, Foreign Affairs
  141. Cambio Radical votará en contra de las objeciones a la JEP, Noticias Caracol
  142. Se hundirían las objeciones a la JEP: Cambio Radical anunció que votará en contra, Semana
  143. Cambio Radical advierte que seguirá haciendo oposición a Duque, RCN
  144. Trump sobre el presidente Iván Duque: ‘No ha hecho nada por nosotros’, El Espectador
  145. Uribe sale en defensa de Duque y dice que EEUU es corresponsable de aumento de cultivos, Blu Radio
  146. Colombia Humana denunciará ante la CPI los asesinatos de líderes sociales, Lucas Pombo, La W
  147. Se adelantó ampliación de la denuncia contra Petro por intentar prohibir corridas de toros, La W
  148. La senadora Paloma Valencia es una loca: líder indígena del Cauca, Carlos Cerón, La W
  149. Ayuda humanitaria entrará a Venezuela manejada por Federación Internacional de la Cruz Roja, El Cooperante
  150. Alex Jones blames ‘psychosis’ for Sandy Hook hoax claim, Jonathan Tilove, Statesman
  151. San Franciscans raise $70,000 to stop homeless shelter in wealthy area, Gabrielle Canon, The Guardian
  152. Egyptian pro-democracy activist free after 5 years in prison, Maggie Michael, AP
  153. Arab regimes are the world’s most powerful Islamophobes, Ola Salem and Hassan Hassan, Foreign Policy
  154. ‘La factura puede durar muchos años’, el costo para la izquierda latinoamericana de la situación en el país sudamericano, Boris Miranda, BBC
  155. Socialism in one organization, Failed Harvest
  156. Does the American military have a problem with far-right extremism?, Christopher Jones, Pacific Standard
  157. Average Americans can’t afford a home in 70 percent of the country, Sarah Min, CBS News
  158. Nationalists bent on reshaping EU are dealt a setback in Slovakia, Radoslav Tomek, Bloomberg
  159. San Franciscans raise $70,000 to stop homeless shelter in wealthy area, Gabrielle Canon, The Guardian
  160. Venezuela, un largo camino para salir de la crisis, Daniela Quintero, Fundación Paz y Reconciliación

Books

  1. Democracy at Work: A Cure for Capitalism by Richard Wolff. Chicago: Haymarket Books.

YouTube Videos

1. El paramilitarismo en Colombia

2. Why you still don’t understand the Green New Deal

3. Slavoj Zizek vs. Jordan Peterson [Revised Rerun]

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