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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