Translation of Irma Villanueva's testimony by Maria Soledad Cervantes

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 for

For those of you who are awake...

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!

From: Committee in Solidarity with the Resistance to the Coup in Honduras, / 617-610-3784 and Rights Action,


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.

KPFA archive of today's show on Honduras

Starts about 35 minutes in:

Saturday Morning Talkies - August 22, 2009 at 9:00am

Click to listen (or download)

KPFA, 9:30 this morning

Tune in in a little under 1/2 hour. Rosemary Joyce and I will be talking about Honduras with Kris Welch.

I can't believe the internets are making me waste time on this

...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

On right-wing crazies and the corporatocracy

"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

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

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

De facto regime illegally dismisses Director of Institute of Anthropology and History

Please read the following article from 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

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