Monday September 20, 2021
Belen Fernandez

  • August 14, 2021

    Out of bullets

    Some years ago, my estranged grandmother – a psychologically unstable resident of Florida and a devout believer in the right to bear arms –...

  • July 30, 2021

    A plea for freedom?

    The US corporate media as a whole have been less than serious in their coverage of recent events in Cuba – to the extent that many outlets have...

  • June 19, 2021

    War on drugs?

    US hypocrisy is as old as the nation itself, but the whole ‘drug war’ constitutes its own special level of hypocritical overdose. As the...

  • May 25, 2021

    Israel’s propaganda war

    On May 14, the official Twitter account of the Israeli military tweeted a “pop quiz” video, inviting viewers to “imagine” that they...

  • April 23, 2021

    Crackdown on migrants

    In mid-March, Reuters reported that Mexico would “restrict movement on its southern border with Guatemala to help contain the spread of...

  • March 24, 2021

    Patriarchal pandemic

    Shortly after the onset of the pandemic here in Mexico last year, femicides and calls to domestic violence hotlines soared. Mexican President...

  • February 10, 2020

    Traumatised world

    In early January, as the world waited to see whether the United States’s addiction to carnage and destruction would lead to all-out war with Iran,...

  • June 29, 2019

    Total surveillance

    When I was a child, I used to dream of growing up to live in a magical world where my every move would be monitored by cameras tracking my identity,...

  • February 01, 2019

    America’s addiction

    As part of a crackdown on corruption and crime, Mexico’s new president, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, has revamped the national fuel distribution...