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Entries by Laura Carlsen from 10/2009

Mexico's Union Bust Reveals Flaws in NAFTA

| Posted 10.26.2009 | World

"From one day to the next, they left us with no job," said an out-of-work electrician, as he marched alongside some 200,000 fellow workers and their supporters in downtown Mexico City this month.

The Little Coup that Couldn't

| Posted 10.30.2009 | World

If the agreement brokered this week holds, Honduran society will have turned the ugly precedent of a modern-day military coup d'etat into an example of the strength of nonviolent grassroots resistance.