Bianca Jagger: While authorities claim state-of-emergency laws are needed to maintain national security, they are also being used to keep climate activists under house arrest.
William Rivers Pitt: The bellowers who cluster outside abortion clinics would rather see women dead than see them free, and some of them take up arms to reinforce the point.
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.