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  • How Washington Created a Honduran Nightmare on Its Doorstep

    By Antony Loewenstein, Truthout | Report

    Members of indigenous group Copinh protesting in the Honduran capital, Tegucigalpa, July 2016. (Photo: Antony Loewenstein)Members of Indigenous group Copinh protesting in the Honduran capital, Tegucigalpa, July 2016. (Photo: Antony Loewenstein)

    Under President Trump, Honduras is set to continue its position as a key transit point for cocaine into the US, because demand remains high and Washington values a reliable autocracy in Central America. High levels of violence will likely continue, forcing locals to flee.

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  • Women's Work: A Personal Reflection on MLK Day

    Women's Work: A Personal Reflection on MLK Day

    By Eisa Nefertari Ulen, Truthout | Op-Ed

    On January 21, I will march in the tradition of Martin Luther King Jr. and the nameless, countless multitudes who joined his movement. Donald Trump's policies are going to disadvantage the white women who voted for him. So when I march on January 21, I will also be marching for them.

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  • Atlantic Ocean Current Could Collapse Within 300 Years

    Atlantic Ocean Current Could Collapse Within 300 Years

    By Dahr Jamail, Truthout | News Analysis

    A recently published scientific study shows the Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation -- a major oceanic conveyor belt current -- is vulnerable to collapse due to climate disruption. If this current comes to a standstill, large areas of the world will become uninhabitable and global food production will decrease dramatically.

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