Advocate Mark Lutter was published in The Canal, the official blog of the PanAmerican Post, on Honduras’ charter city.
The New Republic has published a hit piece on the Zones for Employment and Economic Development (ZEDEs). The gist of the critique is that Hondurans are selling their sovereignty to multinational corporations with the hopes of economic development, but that this will in fact lead to more poverty and greater wealth inequality.
You can find the piece online here.
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Editor Casey Given was published in The American Conservative on the drug war’s effect on the migrant child crisis on the US border.
As children from Central America continue to pour across the U.S. border, pundits and politicians are still searching for a scapegoat. 70,000 unaccompanied minors are expected to cross the border this year, highlighting an urgent need to fix whatever precipitated the problem. Unfortunately, the real culprit that both sides of the aisle continue to ignore is one of the federal government’s own making—the War on Drugs that has incited violence south of America’s border for decades.
You can read the full piece here.
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