“Harvest of Empire”

"Harvest of Empire": New Film Recounts How U.S. Intervention Caused Mass Latin American Migrations http://www.democracynow.org/2012/9/25/harvest_of_empire_new_film_recountsor http://dncdn.dvlabs.com/ipod/dn2012-0925.mp4 At a time of heated and divisive debate over immigration, the new feature-length documentary, "Harvest of Empire," examines the direct connection between the long history of U.S. intervention in Latin America and the immigration crisis we face today. Based … Continue reading “Harvest of Empire”

How Castro Held the World Hostage http://www.nytimes.com/2012/10/26/opinion/how-castro-held-the-world-hostage.html?ref=opinion&pagewanted=all By JAMES G. BLIGHT and JANET M. LANG Published: October 25, 2012 Waterloo, Ontario ON Oct. 26-27, 1962, human civilization came close to being destroyed. Schoolchildren were ordered into shelters; supermarket shelves were emptied of soup cans and bottled water. It was the most perilous moment of the … Continue reading