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Poetry’s voice

03. April 2013

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By Margaret Randall Poetry’s voice

Poetry-lovers here would have been astonished at the 9th annual Festival internacional de Poesía in Granada, Nicaragua that took place from February 17 through 24 of this year.

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The real “Van”

02. April 2013

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By Peter Katel The real “Van”

As the global capitalist system tumbled over a cliff in the late 1920s, French teenager Jean van Heijenoort took the first steps toward a two-decade career as a professional revolutionary, the crucial part of it at Leon Trotsky’s side. More than 100 years after van Heijenoort was born in 1912, capitalism is in crisis again. But people of his caliber aren’t dedicating their lives to overthrow it.

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Insight New Mexico: Richard Fox

01. April 2013

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By V.B. Price Insight New Mexico: Richard Fox

V.B. Price talks with political scientist Richard Fox on Susana Martinez' performance as Governor.

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Border workers rally

29. March 2013

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By Frontera NorteSur Border workers rally

Workers in the sister cities of Ciudad Juarez and El Paso staged demonstrations last week on both sides of the Rio Grande...

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Social media: Evolving or devolving journalism?

28. March 2013

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By Jack Ehn Social media: Evolving or devolving journalism?

The orders already are issued: Every reporter henceforth will enlist Twitter, Facebook and other social media to gather and disseminate the news...

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Greed and hypocrisy: Ingredients of a foolproof recipe for violence

26. March 2013

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By Margaret Randall Greed and hypocrisy: Ingredients of a foolproof recipe for violence

Here in the United States, I would argue that the single most influential idea fueling extreme violence is greed. The profit motive. It is every bottom line.

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A new voice in a changing media landscape

25. March 2013

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By V.B. Price A new voice in a changing media landscape

The launch of the New Mexico Mercury is the latest step in a journey that began at a community meeting in Albuquerque more than four years ago aimed at saving the Albuquerque Tribune...

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Compact Complications

24. March 2013

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By The Utton Transboundary Resources Center Compact Complications

Water Wars between Texas and New Mexico Are Nothing New—But the Times Are Changing

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Shaping My Words

24. March 2013

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By Margaret Randall Shaping My Words

We have reached a moment in human evolution that foretells an uncertain future at best, and a future that in palpable ways is already here. It is a future that shows its voracious fangs and seems to mock our attempts to pursue a course that favors a culture of life over one of death.

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How breast cancer helped me know who I am

24. March 2013

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By Susan Clair How breast cancer helped me know who I am

It is more important to know what sort of person has a disease than to know what sort of disease a person has. —Hippocrates, Greek physician, ca. 460 BCE–377 BCE

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