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Entries by Laura Carlsen from 03/2012

Drug War Politics: Doing Biden's Bidding

| Posted 03.06.2012 | World

Vice President Biden landed in Mexico City Sunday for a two-day trip to that country and Honduras. He's left little doubt about his mission: to lock in the regional drug war. His visit comes amid mounting calls to end prohibitionist laws and move away from the military-based drug war.

Honduras: When Engagement Becomes Complicity

| Posted 03.26.2012 | World

When the 2009 coup was allowed to conserve power and seal itself off from prosecution, it immediately undermined governance, rule of law, and the social compact. Honduras' constitutional crisis has now become a prolonged social and political crisis.