militarism

Border Militarization and Empire: An Interview with Todd Miller

By Will Sarvis, 2018 Border Studies Intern Tucson-based journalist Todd Miller’s forthcoming book Empire of Borders  will address border imperialism and the expansion of border apparatuses around the world. He has written for the New York Times, TomDispatch, The Nation, Guernica, Al Jazeera English, and NACLA Report on the Americas. This interview will be featured…

Resistiendo los Bases Militares y Estrategias del Pentágono en Latinoamérica

por James Patrick Jordan Originalmente publicado en Sur y Sur  “Los Estados Unidos parecen destinados por la Providencia a plagar la América de miserias en nombre de la libertad.” Estas palabras fueron escritas por Simón Bolivar desde hace 189 años. El Gran Liberador entendió que liberación y el concepto estadounidense de libertad no son iguales. Cuando…

Resisting US Military Bases and Pentagon Strategies in Latin America

by James Patrick Jordan HACE CLIC AQUÍ PARA LEER EN ESPAÑOL “The United States appear to be destined by Providence to plague America with misery in the name of liberty.” Those words were written by Simón Bolivar, 189 years ago. The Great Liberator understood that liberation and the US’ concept of liberty are not the…

Register Now! January Conference on U.S. Foreign Military Bases

Conference on U.S. Foreign Military Bases January 12 – 14, 2018, University of Baltimore Learning Commons Town Hall, Baltimore, Maryland Organized by: Coalition Against U.S. Foreign Military Bases Thirteen prominent peace, justice and environmental organizations in the United States are collectively organizing a 3-day national conference on U.S. Foreign Military Bases on January 12-14, 2018, at…

Declaración de Solidaridad Internacional con los Movimientos Populares de los Estados Unidos de Norteamérica en Resistencia

El Observatorio de Derechos Humanos de los Pueblos rechaza enérgicamente la política intervencionista, represiva, fascista y racista del gobierno de Donald Trump que atenta contra la soberanía y dignidad de los pueblos del mundo. 1) En su propio territorio, amenazando y agrediendo violentamente a los negros, los indocumentados, los indígenas y a las manifestaciones populares.…

El Martillo del Pueblo Puede Derribar Cualquier Pared en la Frontera

Traducido por Maria Rendón Read post in English El antídoto contra la clase gobernante es la unidad de los pueblos. “El pueblo unido jamás será vencido,” debe ser más que un slogan, debe ser una realidad, el martillo será el instrumento que usaremos para derribar las paredes y derrotar los ataques que estamos enfrentando. Para…

The People’s Hammer Can Tear Down Any Border Wall

by James Patrick Jordan en español The antidote to ruling class unity is the unity of peoples. “El pueblo unido jamas será vencido” (The people united will never be defeated) must be more than a slogan. It must be the reality, the hammer that we use to tear down the walls and beat back the…

Checkpoint Nation

Early one morning, Maria—then nine months pregnant—and her family were stopped by the police for no discernable reason. A special breakfast outing became a nightmare—and at one of the most intimate moments of her life, Maria found a team of immigration agents—not her husband—by her side. Maria’s chilling story is the centerpiece of “Checkpoint Nation?…

Wild Versus Wall

“The only thing the wall won’t stop are people.” Produced by the Sierra Club in 2010, Wild Versus Wall examines the ecological consequences of border militarization. It displays how prevention through deterrence efforts, like the border fence, have disrupted animal migration routes, feeding practices and mating traditions. Wildlife in the borderlands’ ecosystems struggle to survive…