Paramilitarism and the Assault on Democracy in Haiti

Based on original research, over fifty interviews and more than 11,000 documents, Jeb Sprague investigates the dangerous world of right-wing paramilitarism in Haiti and its role in undermining the democratic aspirations of the Haitian people. Sprague focuses on the period…

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Egypt: Security Forces Destroy Alexandria’s Historic Book Market · Global Voices Egyptians woke up this morning to the news of the destruction of bookshops on pavements along Prophet Danial’s street in Alexandria by the Ministry of Interior. The raid, at…

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The separatist map of Africa: interactive | World news | guardian.co.uk When African states gained independence, the continent’s new leaders agreed to respect the old colonial borders to avoid endless wars. But separatist movements still abound My life after LulzSec:…

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Books for Children, Knowledge for All / “Children’s books as mediator between children, cultural knowledge, and socialization by adults” » onlineJournal | The Liberator Magazine tags: books children knowledge Turkish descendants of African slaves begin to discover their identity –…

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A response to Judith Butler: I hear you | Mondoweiss Palestine always already signifies “threat” and Israel signifies all that is favorable. This imaginary is the result of the insidiousness of the politics of representation that are employed with respect…