The stand-off between the Standing Rock Sioux and the Dakota Access pipeline shows no sign of ending.
The first one-day continent-wide women's strike occurred in Latin America this month to focus attention on femicide and violence against women.
Amanda Eckerson is a writer and multi-media artist reporting on the 2012 elections in Venezuela from a
people´s movement perspective. She holds a degree in history from Yale University and was a 2009 Fulbright scholar to Venezuela.