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Tamara Pearson

Tamara Pearson

Tamara Pearson is a long-time journalist based in Latin America, and author of The Butterfly Prison. Her writings can be found at her blog. Twitter: @pajaritaroja

Articles by this author

 

Why Global News Is Essential for Individual and Social Well Being

The hope required for social struggles and social gains, doesn’t blossom from avoiding the news. Instead, it comes from understanding how economic and political forces work.

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Eight Reasons Why There Hasn't Been a Global Climate Revolt Yet

We are marching and meeting, but our levels of organization and resistance are vastly disproportionate to the anger and concern we feel, and the urgency of the situation.

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Walmartland: How US Stores Colonizing Mexico Are Displacing Local Culture

More and more US transnationals have opened up in Mexico over the past few decades, taking advantage of unfair trade agreements, super-exploitative labor conditions, and cheap utilities.

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US Concern for Cuba, Latin America Is Spin For Intervention

Any help or aid from the US always comes with conditions and ulterior motives.

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The Media Is Causing Harm by Reporting Official Covid-19 Figures From Poorer Countries

The media needs to stop misreporting Covid-19 numbers now, and desist from minimizing the hardships in the parts of the world that are facing the worst—economically, socially, and health wise—aspects of this pandemic.

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US Drinking Beer, Producing Cars and Military Tech at the Expense of Mexican Lives

"All the companies here … do what they want with us. It’s like we’re a market and the politicians are saying, 'Come here, have what you like'"

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The Self-Centered Rich Country Response to Pandemics and Crises Is Wrecking Poor Countries

Along with measures like rent freezes and guaranteeing workers’ rights, really addressing a global pandemic involves public health planning that cross borders and confronting global inequality and the climate crisis.

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The Climate Crisis Means the Wrong People Are Running the World

There is no democracy when you can't do anything about the companies polluting your rivers and air. The unbridled power of the big corporations is despotic.

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