Media Roundup for November

News Articles

  1. Letter to my younger self, Ray Allen, The Players’ Tribune
  2. Dialogue and Freedom, Emiliana Duarte, Caracas Chronicles
  3. Saudi student at UW-Sout dies after assault, Jesse Garza, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
  4. White nationalists plot Election Day show of force, Ben Schreckinger, Politico
  5. Colombia registra 121 secuestros en primeros siete meses de 2016, AFP, El Espectador
  6. Many evangelicals support Donald Trump. It could be their downfall, Anthea Butler, The Guardian
  7. Uber and Lyft drivers exhibit racial bias against passenger, study finds, Melanie Ehrenkranz, Tech.Mic
  8. Is Donald Trump in the KKK? The Crusader newspaper endorses him for president, Tito Ojo-Medubi, Inquisitr
  9. Jim Bakker: God will punish America if we don’t elect Donald Trump, Brian Tashman, Right Wing Watch
  10. Rick Santorum throws a fit at John Kasich: Not voting for Trump is a stain on your ‘character’, David Edwards, Raw Story
  11. Obama: If Trump disrespects the Constitution now, what happens when he has ‘actual power’?, Josh Feldman, Mediaite
  12. Poll: Huge majority believe media is biased in favor of Hillary Clinton, Alex Griswold, Mediaite
  13. Lil Wayne on Black Lives Matter: ‘What is it?’, Daniel Kreps, Rolling Stone
  14. As Trump’s odds of victory rise, financial markets get nervous, Jim Zarroli, NPR
  15. Trump’s data team saw a different America – and they were right, Joshua Green and Sasha Issenberg, Bloomberg
  16. Iran nuclear deal could collapse under Trump, Carol Morello, The Washington Post
  17. Hillary Clinton’s Expectations, and Her Ultimate Campaign Missteps, Amy Chozick, The New York Times
  18. Mass. Ballot questions, The Boston Globe
  19. Massachusetts Question 5 – Community Preservation Boston – Results: Approved, The New York Times
  20. The one scenario that could still get Hillary into the White House, Laura Italiano, The New York Post
  21. Here is what Donald Trump wants to do in his first 100 days, Amita Kelly and Barbara Sprunt, NPR
  22. Politics is the solution, Megan Erickson, Katherine Hill, Matt Karp, Connor Kilpatric and Bhaskar Sunkara, The Jacobin
  23. The election of Donald Trump: WOLA is more comitted than ever to defending human rights, Washington Office on Latin America
  24. With a stroke of his pen President Obama permanently protects Planned Parenthood, Rmuse, Politics USA
  25. Trump calls Obama ‘a very good man’ after historic White House meeting, Stephen Collinson and Eric Bradner, CNN
  26. What the Trump victory means for Standing Rock, Jenni Monet, Common Dreams
  27. Yes, working class whites really did make Trump win. No, it wasn’t simply economic anxiety, Jeff Guo, The Washington Post
  28. Donald’s trump card: white women, Zoe Samudzi, Black Girl Dangerous
  29. NYPD: In Trump’s NYC, we can hide our faces and our badges, Jon Campbell, Village Voice
  30. Trump names white nationalist figure ‘chief strategist to the President’, Judd Legum, Think Progress
  31. Trump taps Reince Priebus as chief of staff, Steve Bannon as chief strategist, Colin Dwyer, NPR
  32. 3 thoughts on Steve Bannon as White House ‘Chief Strategist’, Ben Shapiro, The Daily Wire
  33. Post-election spate of hate crimes worse than post-9/11, experts say, Melanie Eversley, USA Today
  34. Muhammad Surur and the normalisation of extremism, Hassan Hassan, The National
  35. Fox News’ Sean Hannity wants Donald Trump to ban the press from the White House, Taylor Link, Salon
  36. Celebrities are donating to Planned Parenthood in Mike Pence’s name, Ellie Woodward, BuzzFeed
  37. Marriage equality ‘settled’ but abortion isn’t: Trump contradicts on ’60 Minutes’, Jennifer Gerson Uffalussy, Yahoo!
  38. ‘You’re an ugly little pig’: Bay Area woman launches racist rant at Iranian-born US citizen, Tom Boggioni, Raw Story
  39. How Steve Bannon and Breitbart News can be pro-Israel and anti-Semitic at the same time, Naomi Zeveloff, Forward
  40. Clinton aides blame loss on everything but themselves, Annie Karni, Politico
  41. Here are 5 policies that Trump is already back-pedaling on, Elizabeth Preza, Raw Story
  42. Donald Trump recruits corporate lobbyists to select his future administration, Lee Fang, The Intercept
  43. 8 high-profile entrepreneurs who have endorsed universal basic income, Chris Weller, Business Insider
  44. What if you got $1000 a month, just for being alive? I decided to find out, Scott Santens, Vox
  45. Canadian province to give every citizen $1320 income boost to overcome poverty, Gabriel Samuels, The Independent
  46. New York Times: We blew it on Trump, Michael Goodwin, The New York Post
  47. Trump team is mulling Muslim Registry and planning border wall, reported adviser says, Mica Rosenberg and Julia Edwards Ainsley, The Huffington Post
  48. Lose your kin, Christina Sharpe, The New Inquiry
  49. Glenn Beck tries out decency, Nicholas Schmidle, The New Yorker
  50. The largest oil deposit ever found in America was just discovered in Texas, Akin Oyedele, Business Insider
  51. Aleppo residents turn to creativity to defy siege, Karam al-Masri, Syria Deeply
  52. How the White Helmets have evolved during the civil war, Hasan Arfeh, Syria Deeply
  53. The impact of the Kurdish-led campaign to isolate Raqqa, Haid Haid, Atlantic Council
  54. Workers remove Trump’s name from three New York City apartment buildings after residents petition, Leonard Greene, New York Daily News
  55. Goodbye, American neoliberalism. A new era is here, Cornel West, The Guardian
  56. Aleppo airstrikes restart as Russia announces major Syria offensive, Emma Graham-Harrison, The Guardian
  57. Mohamed Morsi death sentence overturned, Reuters in Cairo, The Guardian
  58. In Eastern Mosul, civilians clamor for food, cigarettes, The Associated Press, The New York Times
  59. The Trump effect on Libya’s political landscape?, Jason Pack, Libya Analysis
  60. American unemployment claims just hit a 43-year low, Reuters, Fortune
  61. $457 million in funding approved for Buckingham Palace upgrades, Reuters, The Globe and Mail
  62. Twitter cracks down on alt-right accounts, Mallory Shelbourne, The Hill
  63. David Brock gathering donors to ‘kick Donald Trump’s ass’, Kenneth P. Vogel, Politico
  64. Trump team planning ‘victory tour’ of states he won, Matthew Nussbaum, Politico
  65. Harry Reid: James Comey is a Republican Operative, Jason Hopkins, Town Hall
  66. Donald Trump should fix health care first, poll finds, Reuters, Newsweek
  67. After running on economic populism, Republicans want to destroy the consumer financial protection bureau, Ryan Grim, The Huffington Post
  68. John Bolton, top contender for Secretary of State, calls for regime change in Iran, Jessica Schulberg, The Huffington Post
  69. Alan Grayson wants ‘none of the above’ on the presidential ballot, Daniel Marans, The Huffington Post
  70. Southwest Colombia peasants form unarmed watch groups in response to wave of violence, Brian Levesque, Colombia Reports
  71. Colombia paramilitary successors embark on cop-killing spree in Antioquia, Stephen Gill, Colombia Reports
  72. Santos and FARC to sign new Colombia peace deal on Thursday, Adriaan Alsema, Colombia Reports
  73. Colombia’s FARC reject Uribe’s offer to meet over peace accord, Reuters
  74. Illegal gold mining in Colombia is destroying the rainforest, Bram Ebus, Newsweek
  75. Why people are leaving Central America’s Northern Triangle, Adriana Beltrán, Washington Office of Latin America
  76. Fight Trump: Stop deportations by any means, George Ciccariello-Maher, Verso Books
  77. Grievances and grumblings, long before Chris Christie’s fall in Donald Trump’s circle, Kate Zernike, The New York Times
  78. Analysis: Israel’s sliding definition of anti-Semitism in the Trump era, Heike Schotten, Ma’an News Agency
  79. A lesson for Trump in Syria: The enemy of my enemy is… my enemy, Michael Weiss, The Daily Beast
  80. To resist a Trump presidency, ask: “What would the abolitionists do?”, Linda Hirshman, The Washington Post
  81. The chavista who lives inside every opositor, Alejandro Velasco, Caracas Chronicles
  82. Trump doesn’t need a deportation machine. Obama’s already built it, Franco Ordoñez, McClatchy DC
  83. The many shades of Fidel Castro, Sujatha Fernandes, NACLA
  84. La muerte de Castro provoca homenajes y condenas entre los venezolanos, Alicia Hernandez, The New York Times
  85. Reince Priebus: Trump will undo US-Cuba ties absent new concessions, Daniel Marans, The Huffington Post
  86. The status of Arabic-speakers in Israel, AV, The Economist
  87. Potential Trump pick for Homeland Security wants to send up to 1 million people to Gitmo, Pema Levy, Mother Jones
  88. North Dakota Governor orders mandatory evacuation of #DAPL protest site, Mother Jones
  89. Forget the First Amendment. Donald Trump now wants to criminalize flag burning, Inae Oh, Mother Jones
  90. A Yale history professor’s powerful, 20-point guide to defending democracy under a Trump presidency, Timothy Snyder, Quartz
  91. Brazilian soccer team’s plane crashes in Colombia; 75 dead, Joshua Goodman, Boston.com
  92. The history of Black protest and the hypocrisy of Stephen A. Smith, Ameer Hasan Loggins, Truthout
  93. Come on: Trump considering president of Goldman Sachs for budget chief?, AllahPundit, Hot Air
  94. Steve Bannon isn’t coming to Harvard Anymore, Spencer Buell, Boston Magazine
  95. Liberal Anti-Politics, Shuja Haider, Jacobin
  96. Slovakia toughens church registration rules to bar Islam, Voice of America
  97. OPEC in first joint oil cut with Russia since 2001, Saudis take ‘big hit’, Rania el-Gamal, Alex Lawler and Ahmad Ghaddar, Reuters
  98. An oil-price war’s surprise ending – My BPJ article on OPEC, shale, Trump, market and geopolitics, Tom O’Donnell, The Global Barrel
  99. Analysis: Trump is the US president Assad has been waiting for, Annia Ciezadlo, Syria Deeply
  100. NYT: Trump is set to name ex-Goldman Sachs banker Steven Mnuchin Treasury secretary, Portia Crowe, Business Insider
  101. A company Trump attacked will receive state tax breaks to keep jobs in the US, Max Ehrenfreund, The Washington Post

Radio and Podcast Interviews

  1. How US relations with Latin America could look under Donald Trump, WBEZ 91.5 Chicago

YouTube Videos

  1. What does the election

2. Geopolitics of the Arctic

3. Disillusioned by leadership, many union rank-and-file turned to Trump

4. Jon Stewart on President-elect Trump, hypocrisy in America

5. Venezuela: What Can Be Done?

6. Will the revised Colombia peace accord succeed?

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Media Roundup for October

News Articles

  1. Here’s the century-long history behind Colombia’s peace agreement with the FARC, Robert A. Karl, The Washington Post
  2. Las víctimas votaron por el Sí, Semana
  3. Former President Who Fought Colombia’s Peace Deal Holds Key to Its Future, Juan Forero and Kejal Vyas, The Wall Street Journal
  4. Colombia referendum: Public rejects president’s Farc peace deal in referendum vote, Tim Walker, The Independent
  5. Un plebiscito innecesario, una derrota inesperada, Javier Duque Daza, Razon Publica
  6. Did Human Rights Watch Sabotage Colombia’s Peace Agreement?, Greg Grandin, The Nation
  7. Colombia: “NO” vote on FARC Government Peace Deal Press Statement, John Kirby, U.S. Department of State
  8. Explicar el fracaso, Héctor Abad Faciolince, El Espectador
  9. Deep Scars and Complacency Defeated Colombia’s Peace Deal, Kirk Semple and Nicholas Casey, The New York Times
  10. Why Colombia Said No to Peace, Steven Cohen, The New Republic
  11. Uribe propone amnistía a guerrilleros sin condenas y “alivio judicial” a policías y soldados, El Espectador
  12. Benigno Alarcón: “Transitions happen when the costs of repression are higher than the costs of tolerating change”, Hugo Prieto, Venezuelan Politics and Human Rights
  13. Gary Johnson won’t (or can’t) name North Korea’s leader, Kim Jong Un, Michael Walsh, Yahoo News!
  14. ‘I did all the work’: Ex-Trump accountant slaps down candidate’s ‘brilliant’ knowledge of tax code, Brad Reed, Raw Story
  15. Tennessee mom throws a fit when her daughter learns about Islam in school, Ed Mazza, The Huffington Post
  16. Sean Hannity freaks out after Megyn Kelly mocks him as Trump’s safe space, Ed Mazza, The Huffington Post
  17. French cops think thieves were tipped off by Kim’s security, Mara Siegler, Page Six
  18. This is Donald Trump’s worst nightmare, Ezra Klein, Vox
  19. The rape allegation against Bill Clinton, explained, Dylan Matthews, Vox
  20. Among the post-liberals, Ross Douthat, The New York Times
  21. The white flight of Derek Black, Eli Saslow, The Washington Post
  22. Paul LePage Calls For Trump ‘To Show Some Authoritarian Power’, Arthur Delaney, The Huffington Post
  23. Married GOP Politician Admits to Sexting Male Teen in Video Pleading for His Job, Andy Towle, Towler Road
  24. Trump campaign manager: Clinton jail comments are being taken ‘literally’, Daniella Diaz, CNN
  25. Simulation Hypothesis: Living In The Matrix? Tech Billionaires Funding Research To Get Out, Tim Marcin, International Business Times
  26. Taraji P. Henson made under 2 percent of Brad Pitt’s ‘Benjamin Button’ salary, Zeba Blay, The Huffington Post
  27. Is Shep Smith the Future of Fox News?, Ryan Grim, The Huffington Post
  28. Newt Gingrich says Trump supporters should “monitor” polling stations, Ema O’Connor, BuzzFeed
  29. Local North Carolina GOP office firebombed and vandalized with Nazi Graffiti, Marina Fang, The Huffington Post
  30. ‘Rigged’ election talk didn’t start with Trump, David Weigel, The Washington Post
  31. Trump just proposed he and Clinton take pre-debate drug tests, Hannah Levintova, Mother Jones
  32. “Hillary needs to be taken out”: Donald Trump’s violent rhetoric is taking a real form at his campaign rallies, Sophia Tesfaye, Salon
  33. Bad blood? Donald Trump and Roger Ailes reportedly no longer speak, Emily Jane Fox, Vanity Fair
  34. Donald Trump: ‘I will totally accept’ election results ‘if I win’, Jeremy Diamond, CNN
  35. These Harvard economists offer differing views for how to save Venezuela, Andrew Rosati, Bloomberg
  36. The Morocota Conundrum, Francisco Toro, Caracas Chronicles
  37. The Charade is Over, Frank Muci, Caracas Chronicles
  38. Part of an Unpopular Revolution, Position of Venezuela’s Collectives Unclear, Yesman Utrera, Venezuelan Politics and Human Rights
  39. Compare the coverage of Mosul and East Aleppa and it tells you a lot about the propaganda we consume, Patrick Cockburn, The Independent
  40. Venezuelan Lawmakers Plan Impeachment Proceedings Against President, Kejal Vyas, The Wall Street Journal
  41. Charles Blow blames ‘rigged’ election talk on Sanders: ‘Clinton is beating men – deal with it’, Travis Gettys, Raw Story
  42. Clinton advisor after reading paid Wall Street speeches: ‘It’s pretty bad’, Alex Griswold, Mediaite
  43. Fox News just landed a brutal, lean hit on Hillary Clinton’s campaign, Zach Carter, The Huffington Post
  44. WaPo’s Jennifer Rubin battles O’Reilly in amazing segment: You ‘parrot’ what Trump tells you!, Josh Feldman, Mediaite
  45. Pelosi urges end to Pentagon’s clawback of solider overpayments, Mike Lillis, The Hill
  46. Venezuelans take to the streets to oppose President Nicolas Maduro, Ana Vanessa Herrero and Elisabeth Malkin, The New York Times
  47. Cuando los líderes se crecen, Ezequiel Abdala, Revista Ojo
  48. Hillary Clinton has an unfortunate way of talking about American Muslims, Ismat Sarah Mangla, Quartz
  49. Twitter lays off 9% of its workforce as it posts a desperately-needed positive Q3, Matthew Lynley, Tech Crunch
  50. A professor circled “hence” on a Latina student’s paper and wrote “this is not your word”, Tamerra Griffin, BuzzFeed
  51. Newt Gingrich and Megyn Kelly get into bizarre exchange on Live TV, Christopher Mele, The New York Times
  52. WATCH: Donald Trump woos Indian voters with a Hindi campaign ad that will make you cringe, Grace Guarnieri, Salon
  53. Sean Hannity goes on incoherent late-night Twitter rant (Updated), Alex Griswold, Mediaite
  54. Lou Dobb’s rant about ‘Mormon Mafia’ becomes Twitter’s best new hashtag, Ed Mazza, The Huffington Post
  55. John McCain: Republicans will block “any Supreme Court nominee” of Hillary Clinton, Taylor Link, Salon
  56. Gary Johnson melts down: ‘why are you even interviewing me?’, Anna Merlan, The Slot
  57. Clinton adviser proposed attacking Iran to aid the Saudis in Yemen, Eric Levitz, New York Magazine
  58. U.S. stocks fall with Mexico Peso on Clinton probe; bonds rise, Rita Nazareth, Joseph Ciolli, and Andrea Wong, Bloomberg
  59. Comey, Clinton and This Steaming Mess, Frank Bruni, The New York Times
  60. On the Bombing of Aleppo, George Soros, The New York Review of Books
  61. Facebook lets advertisers exclude users by race, Julia Angwin and Terry Parris Jr., Pro Publica
  62. What a caliphate really is – and how the Islamic State is not one, Shadi Hamid, The Washington Post
  63. 2006 audio emerges of Hillary Clinton proposing rigging Palestine election, Ken Kurson, Observer
  64. The startling rise in oral cancer in men, and what it says about our changing sexual habits, Ariana Eunjung Cha, The Washington Post
  65. Chavismo full circle, David Smilde, The New York Times
  66. New polls show tight Clinton-Trump race nationally, battlegrounds, Eric Bradner, CNN
  67. Dakota Access pipeline protests draw contrasts to Bundy, Melanie Eversley, USA Today
  68. Report: Manafort faked plane problem to get Trump to avoid picking Christie for VP, Ken Meyer, Mediaite
  69. Adelson pours $25 million into White House race, more may be coming, Ed Henry, Fox News
  70. U.S. Officials Doubt Donald Trump Has Direct Link to Russia, Eric Lichtblau and Steven Lee Myers, The New York Times
  71. After giving Clinton question in advance, Donna Brazile promised ‘I’ll send a few more’, Alex Griswold, Mediaite
  72. Can poverty lead to mental illness?, Emily Sohn, NPR
  73. Did #DAPL security worker wielding an AR-15 rifle try to infiltrate native water protectors?, DemocracyNow!

Books

  1. Ciccariello-Maher, George (2016). Building the Commune: Radical Democracy in Venezuela. London: Verso Books.
  2. Srnicek, Nick and Alex Williams (2015). Inventing the Future: Postcapitalism and a World Without Work. London: Verso Books.

YouTube Videos

1. President Maduro calls on the Pope to help resolve conflict with Opposition

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Media Roundup for September

News Articles

  1. Análisis del #1S: ¿Qué viene ahora?, Luis Vicente León, Pro Davinci
  2. Girl, What? Lena Dunham Says She Didn’t Enjoy the Met Gala Because Odell Beckham Jr. Didn’t Talk to Her: ‘I Was Not the Shape of a Woman By His Standards’, Love B. Scott, lovebscott.com
  3. Millions of Indian workers strike for better wages, al-Jazeera
  4. Today Belongs to Workers, Tim Goulet, Jacobin
  5. Most Americans Aren’t Middle-Class Anymore, Ben Casselman, Five Thirty Eight
  6. Saudi Arabi’s top cleric says Iranians are ‘not Muslims’, BBC
  7. Army Corps don’t oppose temporary halt to Dakota access pipeline, Eyder Peralta, NPR
  8. Chinese woman tries renting a boyfriend online and it was extremely awkward, Alicia Tan, Yahoo News
  9. Fox settles with Gretchen Carlson for $20 Million – and offers an unprecedented apology, Sarah Ellison, Vanity Fair
  10. Google’s clever plan to stop aspiring ISIS recruits, Andy Greenberg, Wired
  11. Math is racist: How data is driving inequality, Aimee Rawlins, CNN
  12. Laos: Barack Obama regrets ‘biggest bombing in history’, BBC
  13. 5,300 Wells Fargo employees fired for creating over 2 million phony accounts, Matt Egan, CNN
  14. Ferguson protest leader Darren Seals shot and found dead in a burning car, Lois Beckett, The Guardian
  15. Kaepernick says he’s not Muslim, blames rumor on American Islamaphobia, John Breech, CBS Sports
  16. Seahawks support Colin Kaepernick’s message, mull Week 1 protest, Sheil Kapadia, ESPN
  17. What happened after Sweden introduced a six hour work day, Narjas Zatat, The Independent
  18. Arrested by a U.S. ally over tweets: NGOs call for freedom of Bahraini rights activist Nabeel Rajab, Ben Norton, Salon
  19. Chris Wallace to Ben Carson: ‘Do You Worry You’re Being Used as a Prop for Black Voters?’, Josh Feldman, Mediaite
  20. Broncos’ Brandon Marshall loses another sponsor, will continue to kneel during anthem, Raquel Villanueva, USA Today
  21. Hillary Clinton ‘collapse’: Video shows Democrat ‘fainting’ at 9/11 memorial, Rachael Revesz, The Independent
  22. Data reveals Hillary Clinton was right about Donald Trump’s ‘deplorable’ supporters, Steve Pierce, The Huffington Post
  23. Samsung Galaxy Note 7 explodes in New York, burns six-year-old boy, Tom Mendelsohn, Ars Technica
  24. Soledad O’Brien eviscerates CNN: ‘You have normalized’ white supremacy with shoddy Trump reporting, David Edwards, Raw Story
  25. Giuliani on taking Iraqi oil: ‘Of course it’s legal. It’s a war’, Eric Bradner, CNN
  26. Wolf Blitzer worries cutting US weapon sales to Saudis will hurt defense contractors’ profits, David Ferguson, Raw Story
  27. Hey, Michael Rapaport: Liking hip-hop doesn’t mean you get to tell black people how to feel, Lawrence Ross, The Root
  28. Seven Bay Area officers face charges in teenage prostitute police sex scandal, Christopher Brennan, New York Daily News
  29. Hillary Clinton: Boycotting North Carolina is noble and just; boycotting Israel is bigoted and hateful, Glenn Greenwald, The Intercept
  30. Venezuela fumes at Mercosur ultimatum as Latin America shifts right, Bill Trott, Reuters
  31. Oil industry fears more chaos after Colombia rebels disarm, Andrew Willis, Bloomberg
  32. American teens are turning to prostitution and other crimes because they cannot afford food: report, Cortney Drakeford, Raw Story
  33. Why men should never put their phone in their pocket, NZ Herald
  34. August Was The Hottest Month Ever Recorded. Again., Dominique Mosbergen, The Huffington Post
  35. Police union asks deputies to not escort Dolphins until players stand for anthem, Matias J. Ocner, The Miami Herald
  36. ‘Locked the black b*tch out’: North Dakota students’ racist Snapchat exposes dorm harassment, David Edwards, Raw Story
  37. I called the Wells Fargo ethics line and was fired, Matt Egan, CNN Money
  38. Protesters clash with police in Charlotte after fatal shooting of Keith Scott, Jamiles Lartey, The Guardian
  39. Hundreds of U.S. scientists slam Trump for threatening to abandon Paris climate accord, Chelsea Harvey, The Washington Post
  40. Amal Clooney & this survivor of kidnapping & rape are suing ISIS, Michael Hafford, Refinery 29
  41. Angelina Jolie files for divorce from Brad Pitt, Lisa Respers France and Brian Stelter, CNN
  42. After police killing of unarmed man, Tulsa chief promises to ‘achieve justice’, Bill Chappel, NPR
  43. Venezuela’s Electoral Authority Makes Recall Referendum All But Impossible for 2016, David Smilde and Hugo Perez Hernaiz, Venezuelan Politics and Human Rights
  44. Trump Ohio County Campaign Chair Resigns After Racist Comments, Sam Stein and Sam Levine, The Huffington Post
  45. La crisis emocional que también sufren los venezolanos (fotos), La Patilla
  46. Lo que gana la oposición con el Sí, Juanita Velez, La Silla Vacia
  47. Defending Hillary Clinton Isn’t Feminism, Daughter of Oya, The Race Card

Academic Articles

  1. Finlay, Christopher J. (2009). “How to do things with the word ‘terrorist.’Review of International Studies. 35 (4), 751-774.

Books

  1. Margolick, David (2005). Beyond Glory: Joe Louis vs. Max Schmeling, and a World on the Brink. New York: Vintage Books.

YouTube Videos

1. Marc Lamont Hill (Full Interview)

2. Akala (Full  Interview)

3. Randy Barnett and Dave Rubin on Classical Liberalism and The Constitution

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Media Roundup for August

News Articles

  1. The economic crisis before the storm, Pedro Rosas Rivero, Caracas Chronicles
  2. What was el Caracazo? Part I, Rafael Osio Cabrices and Cynthia Rodriguez, Caracas Chronicles
  3. Push for recall cross important hurdle, David Smile and Hugo Perez Hernaiz, Venezuelan Politics and Human Rights
  4. Only 9% of American chose Trump and Clinton as the nominees, Alicia Parlapiano and Adam Pearce, The New York Times
  5. Sometimes it takes an outsider to crystallize America’s enduring racism, Max Bearak, The Washington Post
  6. Korryn Gaines: Mother holding five-year-old-son shot dead by police during traffic violations arrest stand-off, Lizzie Dearden, The Independent
  7. Welcome to Donald Trump’s America, Sarah Kendzior, Foreign Policy
  8. Mass defections expected as Donald Trump’s campaign implodes, Tina Nguyen, Vanity Fair
  9. Panama Papers: Offshore firm helped billionaires plunder Africa, TeleSur
  10. It no longer feels safe to fly as a Muslim – and airlines are making a difficult situation worse, Yasmin Ahmed, The Independent
  11. GOP strategist calls Donald Trump a “loudmouthed dick” on live TV, Anna Merlan, The Slot
  12. Critics from wihin, dispute the legacy of Chavez, Huge Perez Hernaiz and David Smilde, Venezuelan Politics and Human Rights
  13. With blacklisted officials, Venezuela’s Maduro builds a core, David Smilde, Venezuelan Politics and Human Rights
  14. Uribe: Aprobar pacto con la FARC es entregar a Colombia al socialismo chavista venezolano, Contrapunto
  15. Is Black Lives Matter turning socialist?, Ryan Cooper, The Week
  16. Ahmed Mohamed Said His Family Was Forced to Move to Qatar After Clock Story Went Viral, Sarah Harvard, Identities.Mic
  17. In a history littered with political corpses, Trump’s assassination hint is a dangerous new low, Sarah Kendzior, The Globe and Mail
  18. Will There Be Trumpism After Trump?, Josh Marshall, Talking Points Memo
  19. Findings of Police Bias in Baltimore Validate What Many Have Long Felt, Sheryl Gay Stolberg, The New York Times
  20. How the Baltimore Police Department Abuses African Americans, David A. Graham, The Atlantic
  21. The Jewish Activist Behind the Black Lives Matter Platform Calling Israel’s Treatment of Palestinians ‘Genocide’, Debra Nussbaum Cohen, Haaretz
  22. Worker Occupied Kimberly-Clark Factory Produces 2 Million Sanitary Pads, Lucas Koerner, Venezuelanalysis
  23. Venezuela Election Body: Recall Referendum Will Be in 2017, TeleSur English
  24. A white homeowner called 911 to report ‘hoodlums’ outside. Then he fatally shot a black man, Cleve R. Wootson Jr., The Washington Post
  25. Trump, fascism, Putin and wikileaks: the anatomy of a liberal nervous breakdown, Olivier Jutel, Overland
  26. Why Donald Trump is smarter than Joe Scarborough, Jim Rickards, Darien Times
  27. Iranian men don women’s hijabs to challenge compulsory veiling law, Jesselyn Cook, The Huffington Post
  28. Donald Trump Suggests ‘Second Amendment People’ Could Act Against Hillary Clinton, Nick Corasaniti and Maggie Haerman, The New York Times
  29. Will Peace in Colombia Decrease or Increase Drug Trafficking through Venezuela?, Paula Martínez Gutiérrez, Venezuelan Politics and Human Rights
  30. Venezuela on the Brink, Ioan Grillo, Time Magazine
  31. Venezuela, Colombia presidents say border posts to reopen, Girish Gupta, Reuters
  32. Venezuela: At least we’re not Syria, Greg Weeks, Two Weeks Notice
  33. Verónica Zubillaga: “Se asumió la violencia urbana como una guerra”, Hugo Prieto, Pro Davinci
  34. Hard times in Venezuela breed malaria as desperate flock to mines, Nicholas Casey, The New York Times
  35. “Energy independence” won’t free the USA from global oil market and geopolitics, Tom O’Donnell, The Global Barrell
  36. Anjem Choudary convincted of supporting Islamic State, Jamie Grierson and Vikram Dodd, The Guardian
  37. Fractured Lands: How the Arab World Came Apart, Scott Anderson, The New York Times
  38. How Do Trump’s Conspiracy Theories Go Over in the Middle East? Dangerously., Michael Wahid Hanna and Daniel Benaim, The New York Times
  39. Present at the Creation, Harald Dornbos and Jenna Moussa, Foreign Policy
  40. Think America is getting more tolerant? Read the tweets I’ve gotten from anti-Muslim trolls, Laila Alawa, Vox
  41. Sisi rejects military coup in Yemen, Middle East Monitor
  42. Ellen DeGeneres Called Racist Over Tweet About Usain Bolt, Lindsey Ellefson, Mediaite
  43. Alex Jones: Trump On The Verge Of Winning California And New York, According To His Unskewed Polls, Brian Tashman, Right Wing Watch
  44. Hillary Clinton Appoints Ken Salazar To Lead White House Transition, David Sirota, International Business Times
  45. Doctors Without Borders Hospital Bombing in Yemen Earns Rare Saudi Rebuke at State Department, Alex Emmons, The Intercept
  46. The Evidence that Ryan Lochte Lied About an Armed Robbery in Rio, Simon Romero, Larry Buchanan and Josh Keller, The New York Times
  47. Fox News Host Eric Bolling Gets Called Out After Epic Meltdown Over Polls, Ed Mazza, The Huffington Post
  48. What the baby Bolivar boom tells us about how we used to view South America, Caitlin Fitz, The Los Angeles Times
  49. U.S. Army fudged its accounts by trillions of dollars, auditor finds, Scot J. Paltrow, Reuters
  50. Canada’s Justin Trudeau defends the burkini, Yahoo News!
  51. Race/Class/Gender: French secularism and whiteness, Sara Salem, Neocolonial Thoughts
  52. Here’s how much money you need to make to buy a home in 27 major cities, Kate Abbey-Lambertz, The Huffington Post
  53. Colombia’s 52-year-old conflict with the FARC comes to an end, Kristel Mucino, Washington Office on Latin America
  54. The paradox of Colombia’s peace deal for FARC, Nick Miroff, The Washington Post
  55. Colin Kaepernick’s anthen protest was inspired by Black Lives Matter movement, Desire Thompson, Vibe
  56. Turkey’s Syria Intervention, Joshua Landis, Syria Comment
  57. Woman Documents Luxury Vacation on Instagram Before Getting Arrested for Cocaine Smuggling, Anna Silman, New York Magazine
  58. Barcelona U-12 football stars console crying opponents in touching show of sportsmanship, Keely Lockhart, The Telegraph
  59. Venezuela protests could trigger new stage in political showdown, Sibylla Brodzinsky, The Guardian

Reports

  1. Smilde, David and Dimitris Pantoulas (2016). “The Venezuelan crisis, regional dynamics and the Colombian peace process.” Norwegian Peacebuilding Resource Centre, pages 1 through 12.

Magazines

  1. Issue #2 – The Future of Work, ROAR
  2. The Tribute to Muhammad Ali: 1942-2016, Sports Illustrated

Books

  1. Edwards, Sebastians (2010). Left Behind: Latin America and the False Promise of Populism. Chicago: University of Chicago.
  2. Khuri-Makdisi, Ilham (2010). The Eastern Mediterranean and the Making of Global Radicalism, 1860-1914. Berkeley: University of California Press.
  3. Remnick, David (1999). King of the World: Muhammad Ali and the Rise of an American Hero. New York: Vintage.

Radio and Podcasts Interviews

  1. Episode 10: We Created Chavez with George Ciccariello-Maher, Delete Your Account
  2. Following the money behind the drug wars, Helen Hazelwood Isaac, NACLA

YouTube Videos

1. Book Review: Why Leaders Lie by John J. Mearsheimer

2. Marc Lamont Hill Interview with the Breakfast Club

3. Venezuelan Opposition Unlikely to Secure Recall Referendum Before

4. Why Milwaukee Erupted

5. Alex Epstein and Dave Rubin Discuss the Climate Change Debate

6. Nick Hanauer Interview with Cenk Uygur on The Young Turks

7. Jordan Flaherty: Say No to the Savior Complex

8. Paul Mason on post-Capitalism and “A Guide to Our Future”

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Media Roundup for July

News Articles

  1. OVV understands its blunder: time to retract publicly, Francisco Toro, Caracas Chronicles
  2. How to count our dead, Dorothy Kronick, Caracas Chronicles
  3. Why we do what we do: Four years on, David Smile, Venezuelan Politics and Human Rights
  4. Bad new for Venezuela’s police reformers: The OLP is undeniably popular, David Smilde, Venezuelan Politics and Human Rights
  5. Myths and realities of the distorted Venezuelan economy Part I, Miguel Octavio, The Devil’s Excrement
  6. Kevin Durant was the Thunder, and maybe that was the problem, Chris Ryan, The Ringer
  7. Lionel Messi handed jail term in Spain for tax fraud, BBC
  8. Chilcot report: key points from Iraq inquiry, The Guardian
  9. Former Fox News host Gretchen Carlson sues Roger Ailes for sexual harassment, Brian Stelter, CNN 
  10. Trump Camp denies anti-Semetic tweet was sourced from white nationalist site, Allegra Kirkland, Talking Points Memo
  11. Fla. dad accidentally shoots 14-year-old son: “The gun didn’t kill my boy. I did.”, Allegra Kirkland, Talking Points Memo
  12. Bombing that killed more than 200 deadliest attack in Baghdad in years, Mohammed Tawfeeq, Joe Sterling, Tiffany Ap and Hamdi Alkhshali, CNN
  13. FBI Director on Clinton’s email: ‘No charges are appropriate in this case.’, Ryan J. Reilly, The Huffington Post
  14. Iraq was destined for chaos – with or without Britain’s intervention, Hayder al-Khoei, The Guardian
  15. Jesse Williams spoke the truth about being black in America, now he may lose his job, Jamilah King, Mic
  16. Obama: 8000 troops to remain in Afghanistan, Gregory Korte and Tom Vanden Brook, USA Today
  17. Clinton seizes opening as Trump alienates big business, MJ Lee, CNN
  18. Chilcot’s blind spot: Iraq War report buries oil evidence, fails to address motive, David Whyte and Greg Muttitt, Open Democracy
  19. The Village, Anabella Abadi M., Caracas Chronicles
  20. A Republican intellectual explains why the Republican Party is going to die, Zack Beauchamp, Vox
  21. Colombia’s political parties line up in support of FARC peace deal, Adriaan Alsema, Colombia Reports
  22. Hillary the Hawk: A History, Micah Zenko, Foreign Policy
  23. Witness killings deepen mystery in Venezuela ‘narco nephew’ case, Mike LaSusa, Insight Crime
  24. El plebiscito: entre el “sin plan B” y “un mejor acuerdo”, Juanita Leon, La Silla Vacia
  25. Islamism, Salafism, and jihadism: a primer, Rashid Dar and Shadi Hamid, Brookings

YouTube Videos

  1. Who Should Bernie Voters Support Now?

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Media Roundup for June

News Articles

  1. Venezuela and the OAS Democratic Charter, David Smilde, Venezuelan Politics and Human Rights
  2. From Interruption to Alteration: Almagro Applies the Inter-American Democratic Charter to Venezuela, Jennifer McCoy, Venezuelan Politics and Human Rights
  3. Battle for Falluja: Not Shias versus Sunnis but Iraqis versus ISIS, Hayder al-Khoei, CNN
  4. Why the Conventional Wisdom on ISIS Has Been Totally Wrong, Max Abrahms, Presentation at Berkman Center for Internet and Society at Harvard University
  5. Exclusive: Snowden Tried to Tell NSA About Surveillance Concerns, Documents Reveal, Jason Leopold, Marcy Wheeler and Ky Henderson, Vice News
  6. The freakout over Harambe the gorilla shows the dangers of internet mob justice, German Lopez, Vox
  7. On gender and hierarchies, Sara Salem, Neo-Colonial Thoughts
  8. Donald Trump Finally Admits His Campaign Is Racist, Amanda Terkel, The Huffington Post
  9. Killings of Venezuela Security Forces on the Rise Amid Crisis, David Gagne, Insight Crime
  10. Is Islam “Exceptional?”,  Shadi Hamid, The Atlantic
  11. Kidnapping, a crime going virtually extinct in Colombia, Adriaan Alsema, Colombia Reports
  12. Race Matters in Funding Small Businesses, John Tozzi, Bloomberg
  13. Here’s Paul Ryan’s Calling Out Donald Trump for Racism But Urging People to Vote for Him Anyway, Robert Mackey, The Intercept
  14. Chiquita Executives Must Face Claims Over Colombian Torture, David Voreacos, Bloomberg
  15. The Warriors are daring LeBron James to beat them, and he can’t, Mike Prada, SB Nation
  16. Saudi Arabia Threatened to Break Relations with U.N. Over Human Rights Criticism in Yemen, Colum Lynch, Foreign Policy
  17. The Daily 202: Primary wins show Hillary Clinton needs the left less than pro-Sanders liberals think, James Hohmann, The Washington Post
  18. The Deal These Two Rejected: LL + TSJ for No RR, Emiliana Duarte and Francisco Toro, Caracas Chronicles
  19. Capriles en CNN: No solo vamos a ganar el revocatorio, vamos a cambiar a Venezuela, El Nacional
  20. David Duke defends Trump, blames Jews for judge criticism, Nick Gass, Politico
  21. Backlash in Cuba, Ann Louise Bardarch, Politico
  22. Omar Mateen, Lone-Wolf Terrorist, Daniel Byman, Slate
  23. ‘He’s coming. I’m gonna die’: Orlando shooting terror revealed in son’s text to mother, Associated Press, The Guardian
  24. Did delay in response give the gunman more time?, Wills Robinson, The Daily Mail
  25. Venezuela’s Maduro Says Potential Recall Vote Won’t Happen Until 2017, teleSUR
  26. No Venezuela Recall This Year, Greg Weeks, Two Weeks Notice
  27. Clinton Breaks from Obama, calls Orlando attack ‘radical Islamism’, Nick Gass, Politico
  28. Here is what LGBT Muslims Want To Know After the Orlando Shooting, Sarah Karlan and David Noriega, Buzzfeed
  29. Why do terrorists commit terrorism?, Peter Bergen, The New York Times
  30. PGA village residents want answers from security firm, Nicole Rodriguez, TCPalm
  31. Poll: Most disapprove of Trump’s Orlando response, Jesse Byrnes, The Hill
  32. Food riots kill one more in Venezuela: legislator, Marco Bello, Reuters
  33. Venezuela accuses Washington and the OAS of fostering a coup, Carol Morello, The Washington Post
  34. The Venezuela Test, Michael Reid, The Economist
  35. Top 7 ways to tell if someone is lying about being a ‘Salafi jihadi’, Juan Cole, Informed Comment
  36. What’s keeping foreign oil firms out of Iran? IRG?, Tom O’Donnell, The Global Barrel
  37. New US tech squeezing oilfields and rivals, Tom O’Donnell, The Global Barrel
  38. Chomsky: The Ugly Truth About America’s ‘High-Tech Economy’, Alexandra Rosenmann, Alternet
  39. Twitter Trolls Are Reporting Pro-LGBT Muslim Women to Their Governments, Where Punishment Can Mean Death, Ben Collins, The Daily Beast
  40. My Four Months as a Private Prison Guard, Shane Bauer, Mother Jones
  41. The Meaningless Politics of Liberal Democracies, Emma Green, The Atlantic
  42. Summary of the FARC-Government Ceasefire and Disarmament Accord, Washington Office on Latin America
  43. Liveblogging the OAS Permanent Council Session on Venezuela, Geoff Ramsey, Venezuelan Politics and Human Rights
  44. Exclusive: Prominent GOP Neoconservative to Fundraise for Hillary Clinton, John Hudson, Foreign Policy
  45. How Severe Is Venezuelan Crisis?, Gabriel Hetland, The Nation
  46. Does New York City’s ‘broken windows’ policing work? New Report says no, William Wan, The New York Times
  47. David Cameron will resign as U.K. Prime Minister before October, Henry Grabar, Slate
  48. A tour of Falluja reveals grim remnants of life under ISIS, Tim Arango, The New York Times
  49. The Islamization of Radicalism, Isaac Chotiner, Slate
  50. CIA arms for Syrian rebels supplied black market, officials say, Mark Mazzetti and Ali Younes, The New York Times
  51. Brexit is only the latest proof of the insurality and failure of Western establishment institutions, Glenn Greenwald, The Intercept
  52. A Senate committee wants to crack down on spy agencies’ cozy relationship with Hollywood, Jason Leopold, Vice News
  53. Watch Jesse Williams’ BET awards speech is everything you need right now, Marcus Benjamin, Uproxx
  54. Janelle Monae, Jennifer Hudson And More Pay Tribute To Prince At The BET Awards, Marcus Benjamin, Uproxx
  55. Iraqi army closes in on Islamic State militants holed up west of Falluja, Thaier al-Sudani and Ahmed Rasheed, Reuters
  56. Nazra director prevented from travelling by airport security, Amira el-Fekki, Daily News Egypt
  57. Oil made Venezuela rich, and now it’s making it poor, Ben Casselman, Five Thirty Eight
  58. Latin America’s Rising Right, Mohamed A. El-Erian, Project Syndicate
  59. Beyond oil but in the wrong direction; resisting the Orinoco Mining March, Antulio Rosales, Venezuelan Politics and Human Rights
  60. Lionel Messi and Argentina was always more marriage of convenience than love affair, Jonathan Liew, The Telegraph
  61. Local funding is not always the answer, Hussein Baoumi, OpenDemocracy
  62. Summary of the FARC-Government Ceasefire and Disarmament Accord, Washington Office on Latin America
  63. The inclusion of ethnic groups is essential for a lasting peace in Colombia, Gimena Sanchez-Garzoli, Washington Office on Latin America
  64. Virginia man accused of tweeting threats to shoot senators, Scott MacFarlane, NBC Washington
  65. Houthis apologise to US over use of ‘Death to America’ slogan, Karim el-Bar, Middle East Eye
  66. Por fin arranca en serio la restitución en el sur, Juanita Velez, La Silla Vacia
  67. Turkey was once a model for Middle East democracies. That was before ISIS, Daniel Byman, Slate

Academic Articles

  1. Blomley, Nicholas (2003). “Law, Property, and the Geography of Violence: The Frontier, the Survey and the Grid.” Annals of the Association of American Geographers. 93 (1), 121-141.

Books

  1. Camus, Albert (1942). The Stranger. New York: First Vintage International Edition.
  2. Capek, Karel (1921). R.U.R. (Rossum’s Universal Robot). London: Penguin Books.
  3. Prevost, Gary (2011). Social Movements and Leftists Governments in Latin America: Confrontation or Co-Optation? New York: Zed Books.

Radio and Podcast Interviews

  1. El poder de la movilización social, Eduardo Briceño Florez, La Silla Vacia

YouTube Videos

  1. Resurgence in left politics in Mexico following Oaxaca teachers strike massacre

2. Consequences of Brexit Explained

3. James Rickards | Gold Shortages | Bank of Gold | Paper Money Collapse | BREXIT

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Media Roundup for May

News Articles

  1. The joke was that Obama wasn’t joking, Ezra Klein and Dylan Matthews, Vox
  2. Libya’s Best Hope, Abdulrazag Elaradi, The New York Times
  3. When NYT Real Estate Stories Read Like 19th Century Colonial Dispatches, Adam Johnson, Fairness & Accuracy in Reporting
  4. Afeni Shakur, mother of hip-hop legend Tupac, dead at 69, Meg Wagner and Brian Niemietz, New York Daily News
  5. Keep the Focus and Ignore the Haters [Part One], KRS-One, krs-one.com
  6. Seven Muslim women sue Urth Caffe for discrimination after they were ordered to leave, Anh Do, The Los Angeles Times
  7. Don’t Just Blame Latin American Voters, Greg Weeks, Two Weeks Notice
  8. Socialism seen as the welfare state, not one party state, Peter Moore, YouGov
  9. Hillary forces target Bush donors, Ben White, Politico
  10. Hillary Clinton’s New Campaign Ad Lets Republicans Do the Talking on Why Trump Is the Worst, Kali Holloway, AlterNet
  11. When NYT Real Estate Stories Read Like 19th Century Colonial Dispatches, Adam Johnson, Fairness & Accuracy in Reporting
  12. Ivy League economist ethnically profiled, interrogated for doing math on American Airlines flight, Catherine Rampell, The Washington Post
  13. 2000 doctors say Bernie Sanders has the right approach to health care, Carolyn Y. Johnson, The Washington Post
  14. WATCH: Rob Reiner shames the media for coddling ‘lunatic’ Trump – and ‘Morning Joe’ loses his mind, Sarah K. Burris, Raw Story
  15. Israeli Justice Minister: It’s Anti-Semitic To Ever Criticize Israel, Justin Salhani, Think Progress
  16. Michael Savage: Obama Is Waging White Genocide, Brian Tashman, Right Wing Watch
  17. Trump: U.S. will never default ‘because you print the money’, David Wright, CNN
  18. Red Cross: “Curacao Is Ready for Possible Venezuelan Refugees”, Curacao Chronicle
  19. Romney meets with leader of third-party effort, Evelyn Rupert, The Hill
  20. Atlanta Mayor’s column ripping Bernie Sanders drafted by lobbyist, emails show, Lee Fang, The Intercept
  21. Donald Trump says Hillary Clinton Mistreated Husband’s Female Accusers, Maggie Haberman and Nick Corasaniti, The New York Times
  22. Trump envisions changes to tax plan, Rebecca Savransky, The Hill
  23. Donald Trump Reverses Stance On Raising Minimum Wage, Sara Jerde, Talking Points Memo
  24. Denied Breaks, U.S. Poultry Workers Wear Diapers on the Job, Shruti Singh, Bloomberg
  25. A Day With The Buy-And-Flip Hustlers Who Rule In Venezuela, Andrew Rosati, Bloomberg
  26. Christian Fighters Abandon Anti-ISIS Kurd Group Because It’s Communist, Adam Weinstein, Fortress America
  27. FBI head says Islamic State brand losing power in US, Eric Tucker, The Christian Science Monitor
  28. Dying infants and no medicine: Inside Venezuela’s Failing Hospitals, Nicholas Casey, The New York Times
  29. A century on: Why Arabs resent Sykes-Picot, al-Jazeera
  30. Donald Trump masqueraded as publicist to brag about himself, Marc Fisher and Will Hobson, The Washington Post
  31. Beyonce clothing range is made by ‘sweat shop labourers on £4.30 a day’, David Barrett, The Telegraph
  32. Report: Republicans approached Mark Cuban about third-party bid, Harper Neidig, The Hill
  33. Study: Abortion Rates Same In Countries Where Procedure Legal vs Restricted, Maria Cheng, Talking Points Memo
  34. Is Facebook — and the broader Internet — against conservative thought? Bill O’Reilly thinks so, Jason Abbruzzese, Mashable
  35. For Obama, an Unexpected Legacy of Two Full Terms at War, Mark Landler, The New York Times
  36. Uber Knows When You’ll Pay Surge Pricing, But Promises Not to Use It Against You, Madison Malone Kircher, New York Magazine
  37. The Supra Constitutional Decree Issued by President Maduro, Miguel Octavio, The Devil’s Excrement
  38. Venezuela Is Falling Apart, Moises Naim and Francisco Toro, The Atlantic
  39. The Electricity Crisis in Venezuela: A Cautionary Tale, Gretchen Bakke, The New Yorker
  40. ‘We are like a bomb’: food riots show Venezuela crisis has gone beyond politics, Sibylla Brodzinsky, The Guardian
  41. Radical pimps have been deluded pimps for Venezuela, Nick Cohen, The Guardian
  42. Nicolas Maduro, Venezuela’s Lord of misrule, John Paul Rathbone, Financial Times
  43. On The Jewish Question, Karl Marx, marxists.org
  44. New Political Earthquake in Brazil: Is It Now Time for Media Outlets to Call This a “Coup”?, Glenn Greenwald, Andrew Fishman and David Miranda, The Intercept
  45. Baltimore cop found not guilty in death of Freddie Gray: Reuters, Brad Reed, Raw Story
  46. Margarita Lopez Maya: “We Need to Create a Path for a Democratic Transition”, translation by David Smilde and Hugo Perez Hernaiz, Venezuelan Politics and Human Rights
  47. Too Toxic for Pablo Iglesias?, Martin Molina Hernandez, Caracas Chronicles
  48. Lobbyists Are Behind the Rise in Corporate Profits, James Bessen, Harvard Business Review
  49. Media Wars: The Role of the Left When Venezuela’s Imperfect Revolution is Under Attack, Tamara Pearson, Venezuelanalysis
  50. Latin American Oil: Beijing Still Lending, But for How Long? – I’m quoted by Energy Compass, Tom O’Donnell, The Global Barrel
  51. Maduro pidió a la OEA salir de Venezuela y de América Latina, El Universal
  52. Venezuela’s Maduro rooting for ‘revolutionary friend’ Sanders in U.S. campaign, Girish Gupta and Corina Pons, Reuters
  53. The OAS and the Venezuelan crisis: even debate is welcome, Greg Weeks, Latin America Goes Global
  54. Eric Holder says Edward Snowden performed ‘public service’ with NSA leak, Amanda Holpuch, The Guardian

Legal Documents

Gaceta Oficial de la Republica Bolivariana de Venezuela – Decreto N° 2.323

Academic Articles

  1. Bentele, Keith G. and Eric E. O’Brien (2013). “Jim Crow 2.0?: Why States Consider and Adopt Restrictive Voter Access Policies.” Perspective on Politics.
  2. Delgado, Richard (2013). “The Law of the Noose: A History of Latino Lynching.” Harvard Civil Rights-Civil Liberties Law Review. 297-312.

Books

  1. Harvey, David (2005). A Brief History of Neoliberalism. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
  2. Horne, Alistair (1965). The Fall of Paris: The Siege and the Commune 1870-71. London: Penguin Press.
  3. El-Rouayheb, Khaled (2005). Before Homosexuality in the Arab-Islamic World, 1500-1800. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.
  4. Yassin-Kassab, Robin and Leila al-Shami (2016). Burning Country: Syrians in Revolution and War. London: Pluto Press.

Radio and Podcast Interviews

  1. Why Venezuelan President Maduro Should Stay, John Hockenberry with George Ciccariello-Maher on The Takeaway, WNYC
  2. Background Briefing with Ian Masters, David Smilde and Miguel Tinker Salas, Venezuelan Politics and Human Rights

 

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