Following the usual fear and paranoia from corporate media over Bernie Sander’s comments about Cuba’s education system, the LMC speaks with James Early to set the record straight on what it actually looks like. James Early is the former Smithsonian Institution assistant secretary for education and public service.
Amid the American Dirt controversy, the struggle for recognition of Central American studies, and the case of Oscar and Valeria Martinez; the LMC dedicates this episode to the importance of Central American spaces. Our guests include Veronica Melendez & Kim Benavides, co-founders of La Horchata Zine, along with Yesenia Portillo, East Coast Coordinator for the Committee In Solidarity With The People of El Salvador (CISPES).
On this episode, the LMC speaks with Francesca Lessa about Uruguay’s forgotten dictatorship, recent struggles to bring government officials to justice, and Uruguay’s role in Operation Condor in the 1970’s. Francesca Lessa is a Marie Curie research fellow on Human Rights, Transitional Justice, South America, Impunity and Operation Condor @ Oxford University in England.