The Last Straw? Trump Advocates Nuclear Roulette

December 30, 2016 Sasha Davis

The new nuclear arms race Trump is suggesting clearly increases the chances of nuclear war, nuclear testing, accidental nuclear detonation, and contamination. So what can be done to stop this maniac from sitting down in the Oval Office in January and having sole control over the use of the U.S. nuclear arsenal and the ability to start a new global nuclear arms race?

Latin American Political Leaders Brace Themselves as Trump Inches Closer to the White House

December 14, 2016 Ryan Mallett-Outtrim

Donald Trump could be the first US president in decades to alienate both sides of Latin America’s political divide. Leaders from the region’s left and right initially welcomed his victory, with some on the right seeing him as a possible bulwark against the Pink Tide. Meanwhile, progressives initially expressed hope Trump would strike a less interventionist stance. Yet as Trump inches closer to the White House, both the left and right are increasingly bracing for disappointment.

Indigenous Weavers in Guatemala Mobilize to Defend Their Craft and Cultural Rights

December 8, 2016 Jeff Abbott

 

Indigenous weavers in Guatemala are challenging the appropriation of their identities by both national and transnational companies. On November 24, hundreds of indigenous weavers from across the country made the journey to Guatemala City to present congress with a series of reforms that would lead to the legal protection of their intellectual property rights as weavers.

How Cities Can Protect People Threatened By Trumpism

November 12, 2016 Arun Gupta

The disbelief, shock, and anguish that Donald Trump is now president-elect is giving way to waves of protests. Tens of thousands are hitting the streets in cities large and small, blocking roads, and rejecting Trump’s blatant racism, misogyny, and Islamophobia.

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