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War and Love

Lynda Freeman | Posted 01.05.2015 | Good News
Lynda Freeman

The best way to teach love is to show love. Rather than moving apart in fear and hatred, it is better to move together in love and reconciliation. I've had a change of heart.

Scottish Independence: The Spiritual Implications

Ben Daniel | Posted 11.15.2014 | Religion
Ben Daniel

I watched as several members of my home church left for Nicaragua. They went to build houses and schools and to see first-hand what was happening in that small and war-torn nation.

G'head, Do the Gangs a Favor, Deport the Kids to Central America

Marco Cáceres | Posted 09.24.2014 | World
Marco Cáceres

The gangs continue growing in numbers because of the relative powerlessness of the authorities in Central America. The police are outgunned and easily corrupted, while the judges and politicians are effortlessly cowed.

A Meditation on the Unspoken Causes of Child Migration

Dan Kovalik | Posted 09.08.2014 | Politics
Dan Kovalik

As is so often true, it is what is not being said about the current migration of tens of thousands of unaccompanied children to the U.S. that is the most important.

New York Times Slanted Sandinista Coverage: From McCain to de Blasio

Nikolas Kozloff | Posted 01.23.2014 | Media
Nikolas Kozloff

Like other mainstream media outlets, the Times holds political activism in low regard, particularly activism of leftist stripes, and the de Blasio article is peppered with patronizing language.

General Rios Montt of Guatemala: 'A Bum Rap?'

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 07.11.2013 | World
Joseph A. Palermo

Now that a Guatemalan court has convicted General Erfrain Rios Montt of "genocide" maybe we can better come to terms with the history of the early 1980s when the Reagan Administration was determined to vanquish communism in Central America.

Meet The Mysterious Brothers Who Make Predator Drones

NSFWCORP | Yasha Levine | Posted 03.24.2014 | Business

You probably don’t know about the Blue brothers, and neither did I until a few months ago. There’s very little current information available about...

Nicaragua: The Sandinista Revolution Continues!

Dan Kovalik | Posted 04.10.2012 | World
Dan Kovalik

For the most part, one struggles to find many in the U.S. today who still carry a torch for the Sandinistas. Since I was a young man, I have believed in the Sandinistas, and the latest news from Nicaragua has only confirmed my loyalty.

Cuba Allows Car Sales: Cars Over 15 Years Old for Us, Newer Cars Only for the Party Faithful

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 11.30.2011 | World
Yoani Sanchez

Yesterday's publication of Decree 292 -- for the ownership transfer of motor vehicles -- has been the culmination of several decade's wait.

Film Reviews: After the Wars

Stewart Nusbaumer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Stewart Nusbaumer

It's been a zany and frenzied year. Ripping out of the starting gate in snowy January for lofty Sundance, then roaring across and around America for m...

Harold Pinter Does Not Deserve the Post Mortem White-Washing He Is About to Receive

Johann Hari | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Johann Hari

Ever since Pinter was a teenager, he was relentlessly contrarian, kicking out violently against anything that might trigger his rage that day.

Letter From Nicaragua: As Elections Approach, What'll It Be -- Lula or Hugo?

David Paul Appell | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
David Paul Appell

What the United States needs to do under the Obama administration is, first off, pay more attention and engage not just with Nicaragua but to Latin America in general.