Category Archives: The United States of Amnesia

Compare and Contrast: Bernie supporters vs. Der Drumpf’s

Spot the difference!

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Dear Abby: WTF?

I went to protest rape culture, and all I got was this crappy t-shirt. Advice columnists have a lot of power to shape our opinions. Or misshape them, as the case may be. Case in point: a recent Dear Abby … Continue reading

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Glass houses, Padre.

Well, well. What have we here? A Venezuelan priest — and member of the right-wing opposition — receiving a cheque via Wells Fargo, from Canada of all places? Yup. And he was exposed by someone on the same political side … Continue reading

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Pssst. Wanna hide a pile of cash?

You don’t have to go to Panama to do that. You can do it right in the US of A! And this is no joke. McClatchy News Service has an ongoing series on the Panama Papers, and one of the … Continue reading

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Venezuela: Panama Papers leaks show right-wing bias

Hola! And a very buen día to todos ustedes. As leaks from the Panama Papers continue to trickle out in publications around the world, I thought it might be worth mentioning what is, and what is not, being “leaked” concerning … Continue reading

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Haitian activist murdered in Venezuela

Fritz Saint Louis was a bright hope for his people in a bad time. And like so many bright hopes in Latin America and the Caribbean, he met with a violent and premature end: On Saturday night, masked men entered … Continue reading

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Compare and Contrast: Der Drumpf vs. The Berd

Feel the Berd.

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When Pánfilo met Obama

One of Cuba’s leading funnymen had a visit from another funny man recently. Here’s what happened, according to Habana Linda: Cuban humorist Luis Silva, better known as Pánfilo, had a telephone conversation on March 18 with Barack Obama. Today, by … Continue reading

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Obama in Argentina: What’s NOT being discussed when he meets with Macri

Jorge and María Emilia Zaffaroni, of Uruguay, and their daughter, Mariana. The parents were “disappeared” and their infant daughter was illicitly “adopted” by a military family with ties to the Argentine Junta. Theirs is just one of hundreds of similar … Continue reading

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Quotable: Samantha Bee on untested rape kits

“Remember, local elections are a lot like rape kits. No one really wants to pay attention to them, but if you bother to open them up, you might just get rid of someone who’s been screwing everyone in town.”

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