Libya: Shameful EU Policies Fuel Surge in Detention of Migrants and Refugees

A surge in migrants and refugees intercepted at sea by the Libyan authorities has seen at least 2,600 people transferred, in the past two months alone, to squalid detention centres where they face torture and extortion. The global human rights organisation accuses European governments of complicity in these abuses by actively supporting the Libyan authorities…

Reconstructing Hope

Gustavo Esteva How do we contend with the mood that is spreading, molded by the mixture of fear and false hopes instilled by the verbal incontinence and theater of the candidates and political parties? The oppressive repetition of the horror seems to be accustoming us to it. Each day we learn of a new aggression…

Transnationals and Indigenous Peoples in Struggle

Magdalena Gómez Citizens in our country are living in campaign season, even without being members of any political party. The campaign that I refer to is not that of messages or promises that are expressed in speeches with few contrasts, or through social networks and the mass media, or what simulates paying attention to the…