Thanks go first to Irma, for her bravery in speaking out against her aggressors, then to the translator, a Mexican woman in solidarity with Honduras' struggling people & struggling sisters, who knows the same often happens in militarized Mexico, only under other excuses (see case of Salvador Atenco, reported by Amnesty International), and finally to Robert Naiman, Policy Director of Just Foreign Policy at www.justforeignpolicy.org for
I will be talking about Honduras on Wake-Up Call, WBAI this morning at the ungodly hour of 6:30am (it's currently the satanly hour of 5:44). For those who are not, it should be archived on their website soon thereafter.
CANCEL THE MEETING BETWEEN THE U.S. GOVERNMENT & THE HONDURAS COUP REGIME!
PLEASE Call the State Department (202-647-4000) on Monday August 24, 2009 …
[Ask ten friends, or fifty or more, to also call]
… AND SAY NO! to Hillary Clinton meeting with Honduran Coup Makers and Human Rights Violators.
Starts about 35 minutes in:
Tune in in a little under 1/2 hour. Rosemary Joyce and I will be talking about Honduras with Kris Welch.
...but since yesterday's horrid article from the Washington City Paper (to which I will make sure not to give interviews in the future) now shows up on the first page of a scroogle search for my name, I have had to officially respond. We'll see if they run it, but in the meantime:
Boycott is Beside the Point
"I would like to point out that Adrienne Pine is not a professor at American University, she is a professor at American University in Cairo (which is not affiliated with The American University). There is a great difference between these two institutions, most notably the quality of faculty, as a graduate of The American University, I am proud to say that, Ms. Pine who grossly misstates the working conditions of employees at Whole Foods, is not nor hopefully ever will be a faculty member of such an esteemed institution of higher learning." -"Ben"
the market is beautiful
and so's my white ass"
-my haiku summing up libertarian summer camp (long story), 2004
Presidential Elections in Honduras, by Alejandro Sibrian (translation by Adrienne Pine)
Will the electoral process of November 29th be participatory?
Fifty Days of Coup Lies blessed by Cardinal Oscar Rodríguez, Part 1.
by Juan Antonio Mejía Guerra, translation by Doug Zylstra
Movement for Dignity and Justice
National Front of Resistance Against the Coup d'état in Honduras
August 16, 2009
Please read the following article from http://hondurascoup2009.blogspot.com/2009/08/de-facto-regime-illegally-dismisses.html and listen to KPFA's morning show tomorrow at 9:30am PST, on which Rosemary Joyce and either I or Suyapa Portillo will be discussing this and other outrages of the regime.
Friday, August 21, 2009
De facto regime illegally dismisses Director of Institute of Anthropology and History