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Friday January 28, 2022
Belen Fernandez

  • January 03, 2022

    An epidemic

    The other day in Mexico, I fell into conversation with an older gentleman from Virginia who had recently lost a brother to cancer. Choking up as he...

  • October 27, 2021

    Lessons for today

    In November of last year, The Washington Post reported that, nearly nine months after the onset of the coronavirus pandemic in the United States,...

  • October 13, 2021

    Fascism continues

    Despite ostensibly distinguishing between refugees who are actually fleeing war and other allegedly less deserving categories of migrant, the League...

  • October 09, 2021

    The blackout

    While the effective substitution of social media for life has certainly become normalised – and even more so courtesy of the coronavirus pandemic...

  • 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...