Buen Vivir: Future or Past?

Buen vivir is an ideology that finds it origins with the indigenous people of the Ecuadorian Andes. There are other areas in South America that share similar ideologies that are placed under the umbrella of Buen Vivir. In 2008, this

Buen Vivir: Future or Past?

Buen vivir is an ideology that finds it origins with the indigenous people of the Ecuadorian Andes. There are other areas in South America that share similar ideologies that are placed under the umbrella of Buen Vivir. In 2008, this

Salvadoran women march to free "Las 17,"

A Mother’s Right to Life: An Analysis of the Strict Ban on Abortion in El Salvador

While it might be true that citizens of El Salvador no longer face the brutal atrocities of state-sanctioned violence in the form of death squads, the government is still waging a war against El Salvador’s lower class women and girls

Salvadoran women march to free "Las 17,"

A Mother’s Right to Life: An Analysis of the Strict Ban on Abortion in El Salvador

While it might be true that citizens of El Salvador no longer face the brutal atrocities of state-sanctioned violence in the form of death squads, the government is still waging a war against El Salvador’s lower class women and girls

Resistencia

Venezuela: Resistencia Contra el Gobierno

As residents of the United Sates, we often take certain services for granted. This includes access to basic shelter, food, and healthcare. In addition, we are believed to be protected under our constitution. This is not always the case in

Resistencia

Venezuela: Resistencia Contra el Gobierno

As residents of the United Sates, we often take certain services for granted. This includes access to basic shelter, food, and healthcare. In addition, we are believed to be protected under our constitution. This is not always the case in

Displacement of Indigenous Peoples in Brazil

Dossier There are few nations that treat a sport with as much reverence as Brazil treats soccer, or as it is known globally, football. To many, it is simply the greatest rallying point in society. And so, in 2014, the

Displacement of Indigenous Peoples in Brazil

Dossier There are few nations that treat a sport with as much reverence as Brazil treats soccer, or as it is known globally, football. To many, it is simply the greatest rallying point in society. And so, in 2014, the

A young girl holds a sign reading in Spanish, ‘You'll forget it, me, I will remember it for the rest of my life,’ at a demonstration in front of the attorney general's office in Paraguay on Monday. About 200 people protested the high numbers of sexual abuse cases that have come to light in recent weeks as the country debates what should be done about a pregnant 10-year-old girl who was raped. (THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)

I Am 10-year Old from Paraguay, and I Am Expecting

View article here. A 10 year old girl is supposed to be enjoying her childhood and youth. Unfortunately, that is not the case of a 10 year-old pregnant girl from Paraguay. The story captured the hearts and the souls of

A young girl holds a sign reading in Spanish, ‘You'll forget it, me, I will remember it for the rest of my life,’ at a demonstration in front of the attorney general's office in Paraguay on Monday. About 200 people protested the high numbers of sexual abuse cases that have come to light in recent weeks as the country debates what should be done about a pregnant 10-year-old girl who was raped. (THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)

I Am 10-year Old from Paraguay, and I Am Expecting

View article here. A 10 year old girl is supposed to be enjoying her childhood and youth. Unfortunately, that is not the case of a 10 year-old pregnant girl from Paraguay. The story captured the hearts and the souls of

cochabambaprotest

Water Rights in Bolivia: The Consequences of Neoliberal Economics in Bolivia

In the early days of September, 1999 the President of Bolivia Hugo Banzer signed a contract with the Bechtel Corporation. This contract privatized the water supply of the Bolivian city of Cochabamba under the ownership of Aguas del Tunari, a

cochabambaprotest

Water Rights in Bolivia: The Consequences of Neoliberal Economics in Bolivia

In the early days of September, 1999 the President of Bolivia Hugo Banzer signed a contract with the Bechtel Corporation. This contract privatized the water supply of the Bolivian city of Cochabamba under the ownership of Aguas del Tunari, a

photo courtesy of http://roarmag.org/2013/06/brazil-sao-paulo-protests-bus-fares/

The Indigenous Struggle against Neoliberalism in Brazil

If you’ve heard about Brazil in the news over the last decade, you’ve probably heard some mention of its growing economy and entrance onto the world stage as a global economic power. Acronyms like BRIC, with B representing the up

photo courtesy of http://roarmag.org/2013/06/brazil-sao-paulo-protests-bus-fares/

The Indigenous Struggle against Neoliberalism in Brazil

If you’ve heard about Brazil in the news over the last decade, you’ve probably heard some mention of its growing economy and entrance onto the world stage as a global economic power. Acronyms like BRIC, with B representing the up