Comment & Analysis: Cuban Internationalism As Engaged Empathy (Gary Olson/Znet)

[Cuba's 'social empathy' (Gould, 2010) extends across nation-state borders to embody transnational solidarity with the stranger, with the Other. For that reason alone the Cuban example needs to be widely publicised.]

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Comment & Analysis: Cablegate: How the US Sees the Landless Movement in Brazil (Natalia Viana/Wikileaks)

[New cables published by Wikileaks reveal that the U.S. embassy and consulates in Brazil are deeply concerned about the Landless People’s Movement (Movimento dos Trabalhadores Rurais Sem Terra or MST).]

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Comment & Analysis: Why Bolivia Stood Alone in Opposing the Cancún Climate Agreement (Pablo Solon/The Guardian)

[We were accused of being obstructionist, obstinate and unrealistic. But we feel an enormous obligation to set aside diplomacy and tell the truth.]

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Documentary: Secrets of the Tribe (Director: Jose Padilha)

[The field of anthropology goes under the magnifying glass in a fiery investigation of the seminal research on Yanomami Indians, also known as the 'Fierce People'. In the 1960s and 70s, a steady stream of anthropologists filed into the Amazon Basin to observe this 'virgin' society untouched by modern life. Thirty years later, the events surrounding this infiltration have become a scandalous tale of academic ethics and infighting. Documentary only viewable if you're based in the UK.]

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Comment & Analysis Audio: What's Behind New Venezuelan Laws? Interview with James Suggett (Michael Fox/Venezuelanalysis)

[Audio Interview with Venezuelanalysis staff writer James Suggett about the recent laws passed by Venezuela's National Assembly, including President Hugo Chavez's new law decree power. (14 mins, 50 secs)]

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Comment & Analysis: Indigenous Insight: An Interview with Peruvian Activist Hugo Blanco (Victor Figueroa-Clark/Red Pepper)

[An interview with Hugo Blanco, an ecosocialist and indigenous activist from Peru.]

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Comment & Analysis: Afro-Colombian Farmers on Displacement and Resistance (Jake Hess/Upside Down World)

[Five years after the alleged demobilisation of army-backed paramilitaries in Colombia, violence and human rights abuses remain widespread in the countryside, displaced Afro-Colombian farmers and community leaders Juan Sanchez and Roberto Guzman say.]

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Comment & Analysis: Dilma Rousseff Must Deliver Media Democracy in Brazil (Enrico Tortolano/Tribune)

[There is a growing media democracy movement in Brazil and the new administration needs to facilitate this process.]

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Music Video: Danay - Lagrimas de Soledad

[Cuban singer Danay Suarez performs her song 'Lagrimas de Soledad'.]

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