See the full PDF of “Lines That Divide, Lines That Unite,” Winter/Spring 2019 CUSLAR Newsletter.
Where do we draw the line?
by Tim Shenk
A hard rain’s a-gonna fall: Climate change, migration and the militarization of the border
by Tomasz Falkowski
Who’s funding the militarization of Mexico’s Guatemalan border?
by Melanie Calderon
On the San Diego / Tijuana border:
Bearing witness to legislated suffering
by Rev. Benjamin Perry
Mayan groups oppose high-speed ‘Maya Train’
by Daniela Rivero
Post-truth in action: Brazil under Bolsonaro
by Gabriel Fernandes
Argentina: Macri’s return to IMF draws protest
by Mauricio Streb
Voices of the Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival.
The following are excerpts from Poor People’s Hearings or gatherings of the Poor People’s Campaign in several states.
‘I had to leave everything to come here, with the hope of saving my daughter’s life’
excerpts from a speech by Guadalupe Magdaleno
‘We nurses are on the front line’
excerpts from a speech by Mary Jane Shanklin, RN, Kansas
We do not live in a ‘mom-friendly’ country
excerpts from a speech by Elizabeth Strader
‘Poverty is violence against the poor’
excerpts from a speech by Bomani Williams
‘End American militarism abroad by ending it here in our communities’
excerpts from a speech by Chris Overfelt