Sebastian Rosemont is a contributor to Foreign Policy In Focus. He recently graduated from McGill University with a degree in Latin American studies.
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Wednesday, December 03, 2014
Chilean Activists Change the Rules of the Game
In 2011, students in Chile made headlines when they launched a nationwide strike lasting almost eight months. The trigger was high tuition costs that drove students and their families into debt. There were coordinated marches in all major cities. At some universities students took over buildings...
Tuesday, August 12, 2014
Seeking Justice in Canada: Hitting Mining Companies Where They Live
Violence by Guatemalan mine operators is not rare. For a Guatemalan to seek justice in Canada, where a host of North American mining conglomerates are based, is. Adolfo Ich was an important community leader in El Estor, a Mayan Q’eqchi’ town near the Fenix nickel mine in Guatemala’s eastern...