democracy

The Election Is Being Stolen

Dana Frank, Parker Asmann
Jacobin
A lot of the good English language coverage of Honduras has stemmed from the murder of renowned environmental rights activist Berta Cáceres in May of 2016. Her assassination reverberated around the world and led to a tremendous amount of education about not only the corruption within the Honduran government, but also the role of Honduran military and elites in allegedly committing her assassination.

For American Corporations, Winning Is Not Enough

Lauren Carasik
Boston Review
SLAPPs (Strategic Lawsuits Against Public Participation) are not new. What is relatively new is the decision by companies to ramp up the potential impact of their cases by bringing charges under the federal racketeering statute called RICO (Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act), a law which facilitates suits against sprawling criminal enterprises.

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