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Bisbee’s Ghosts  

A hundred years ago, thousands of striking miners were forced out of an Arizona border town. A new documentary about the centennial of the deportation examines how these events still haunt the town, but at its heart is a public reckoning not fully in the filmmakers’ control.



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Who Counts?  

The refugee camp and its inhabitants at Piraeus Port, where Plato set the Republic, evoked a fundamental political quandary: who is included in democracy and who is left out?











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America Through Nazi Eyes  

Hitler’s American Model: The United States and the Making of Nazi Race Law by James Q. Whitman Princeton University Press, 2017, 224 pp. In September 1933, an important policy document known as the Prussian Memorandum began circulating among lawmakers and …





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Uruguay: The End of the Dream?  

During the Pink Tide, international attention often focused on the most flamboyant and controversial heads of state, with their radical rhetoric and often limited commitment to the separation of powers. Perhaps it was for that reason that Uruguay, despite a …



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Ecuador’s Dilemma  

The Ecuadorian government of Rafael Correa (2007–2017) stirred hopeful expectations in the continental and global lefts. Although the young economist did not have a record of participation in social movements and had not played any direct role in resistance to …



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What Comes After Extractivism?  

On December 14, 2016, leftist President Rafael Correa declared a state of emergency in the province of Morona Santiago in the Amazonian region of Ecuador, deploying hundreds of troops and national police. This marked the culmination of years of clashes …






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