James Patrick Jordan

Threats to Democracy: Is Colombia’s Petro Administration Facing a Coup?

By Tanya Nuñez, William Camacaro, and James Jordan We’re reaching out to you with urgent news regarding the political landscape in Colombia. The elected government of President Gustavo Petro and Vice President Francia Marquez, whose rise to power marked a historic moment in Colombian politics, is facing imminent threats from the Colombian oligarchy seeking to…

Colombian Human Rights Defenders Union, SINDHEP, Expelled From The Bargaining Table

By Tanya Nuñez and James Patrick Jordan In a new act of anti-union abuse by Carlos Camargo, Colombia’s right wing Ombudsman, the Human Rights Defenders Union, SINDHEP, was recently expelled from the collective bargaining table on reasons that have no legal basis. This arbitrary and illegal act comes days after SINDHEP made a public denouncement…

New Music to Move and Groove the Masses – A Review of Releases from 2022

by Aminta Zea (from Lo Eterno), Leo Gimenes, Madeline McClure, and James Patrick Jordan The world is a difficult place right now, with so many anxieties and fears and threats and pandemics and coups and wars and missed opportunities as the planet plunges head strong towards eco-disaster… The crazy thing about it is that 2022…

TAKE ACTION: political prisoners in the United States require a political solution!

While claiming to defend freedom around the world, the U.S. has hundreds of political prisoners – and the majority are people of color By James Patrick Jordan, Eduardo Garcia, Natalia Burdyńska Schuurman (Program Coordinators) Racism is still the driving force behind U.S. political imprisonment Political imprisonment in the United States exists primarily as a tool…