James Patrick Jordan

Imperio de Cárceles: cómo los Estados Unidos está extendiendo el encarcelamiento en masa alrededor del mundo

por James Jordan, Alianza por la Justicia Global Traducción por Adrian Boutureira Sansberro In English Resumen… Este artículo explica cómo los Estados Unidos están exportando su modelo de encarcelamiento en masa y control social y político hacia al menos 25 países. Este ” imperialismo penitenciario” tiene sus raíces en el Programa de Mejoramiento del Sistema Penitenciario Colombiano…

Empire of Prisons: How the United States is Spreading Mass Incarceration Around the World

by James Jordan, Alliance for Global Justice Originally published in Counterpunch Click Here for an audio file of a presentation by James Jordan on KBOO radio from the Law and Disorder Conference at Portland State University in May, 2014. Versión en español Summary…. This article explains how the United States is exporting its model of…

Four Agricultural Workers and Unionists Murdered in Nariño, Colombia

by James Jordan, Alliance for Global Justice Send an Email to Colombian Authorities to Demand Justice and Safety for the People of Sucumbíos Send and Email to the White House and State Department to Demand the US End Its Support for War and Repression in Colombia [Scroll to the end of this article to read…

Brutal Repression of National Strike in Colombia-Santos Declares Militarization of Bogotá

by James Jordan SCROLL DOWN TO THE BOTTOM TO SEE WHAT ACTIONS YOU CAN TAKE! Colombian Armed Forces have brutally attacked members of the “Paro Agrario” National Farmers and Popular Strike, with at least four to five persons dead and reports of hundreds wounded. Colombia’s President Juan Manuel Santos, dismissing strikers as vandals, has ordered…

“I can’t even write to the judges” – Ricardo Palmera/Simón Trinidad, Colombian Prisoner of War in US Supermax Prison

by Hernán Camacho, for the Colombian newspaper, Voz (La Verdad del Pueblo) translated by James Patrick Jordan It was December, 2004 when President Álvaro Uribe authorized the extradition of the man born in the Valle del Cacique de Upar, capital of the Department of Cesar, cradle of Vallenato music, who was known in that city…

From Beyond the Walls: A Visit with the Women of Buen Pastor, Patio Six

Click HERE to watch Beyond the Walls:  A Visit with the Women of Buen Pastor, Patio Six From Beyond the Walls is a play based on the testimonies, poetry, letters and collective statements of the political prisoners of Buen Pastor Womens Penitentiary in Bogotá, Colombia. The play was created and adapted by James Jordan based…

Colombia’s Peasants and Workers Under Fire – Will US Labor Stand Up?

By James Jordan ( Originally published in Counterpunch ) There has been an alarming escalation of repression against rural populations in Colombia.  Much of this is focused against the National Unified Federation of Agricultural Workers Unions, or Fensuagro–the country’s largest labor organization representing rural workers.  Fensuagro is doubly targeted not only because of the peasant…

More than One Million Colombians March in Support of the Peace Process—Alliance for Global Justice Eye-Witness Report

by James Jordan CLICK HERE to support Peace in Colombia! During peace talks in Havana, Cuba to reach a settlement to the war that has torn Colombia apart for almost 50 years, negotiators weren’t sure whether or not they had the backing of the people. Despite polls that have shown that more than 70% of…