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Here in the Third World

James Moore | Posted 05.19.2014 | Politics
James Moore

The reference to the border by Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott, who recently used the term Third World as a descriptive of the region, offended those of us who love la frontera. The GOP candidate for governor, Abbott described the border as practically being destroyed by corruption, although there are no statistics to support his critique.

People to Power: From the Cumbre de los Pueblos to the G20

Michael Switow | Posted 06.19.2012 | Impact
Michael Switow

At first glance, working conditions in Mexican factories, mining projects and even drought may seem like local issues. But not if we want a world based on justice, gender equality and a respect for human rights.

Clearing the Rubble, Including the Old Plan for Haiti

Mark Schuller | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Mark Schuller

Yesterday was the Oscars. Last year's Best Actor Sean Penn made the morning's headlines, donating a million dollars to Haiti's relief / reconstruction...