Nicanotes: Guest Bloggers Invited for Next Two Weeks!

Tomorrow, Feb. 16, I leave for Honduras and Nicaragua. I’ll be leading a group of academics and activists to compare and contrast the two neighboring countries in the areas of rural development, citizen security, and women’s empowerment. When I come back, I’m sure I’ll have a lot to write about, but in the meantime, I…

NicaNotes: Education: A Right Recuperated

An El Nuevo Diario article on Feb. 6 reported that as of Feb. 1, over 1.5 million students were registered for public school as the new school year is about to start. The article estimated there would be 1.7 million students in the public school system by the end of February. I thought back to the state of education in Nicaragua ten…

Tucson, Local Nonprofit Inaccurately Linked to Berkeley rotests

Recently, a right wing blogger tied AFGJ and our Fiscally Sponsored Project Refuse Fascism to the Protests in Berkeley. This has led to a certain amount of Hate Correspondence in our direction. AFGJ will be releasing our own statement in the coming days, but for now, feel free to reference this Article from the Arizona…

El Martillo del Pueblo Puede Derribar Cualquier Pared en la Frontera

Traducido por Maria Rendón Read post in English El antídoto contra la clase gobernante es la unidad de los pueblos. “El pueblo unido jamás será vencido,” debe ser más que un slogan, debe ser una realidad, el martillo será el instrumento que usaremos para derribar las paredes y derrotar los ataques que estamos enfrentando. Para…