Nation at Risk: Drug Wars, Democracy, and Dependency in Mexico
Tuesday, March 5, 11 am-1 pm
TESC, Seminar II, Room E1105
Laura Carlsen is a political analyst and writer who has lived in Mexico City for 25 years and is the Director of The Americas Program at the Center for International Policy. She has written extensively on NAFTA, the drug war, immigration and gender issues in Americas Updater, Counterpunch, La Jornada and others. She is a columnist for Huffington Post and Foreign Policy in Focus, and a commentator with Al Jazeera, CCTV, NBC, Democracy Now!, NPR and Mexican television and radio stations. She is co-editor of “Confronting Globalization: Economic Integration and Popular Resistance in Mexico” and has participated as an analyst and activist in the movement against militarization and the drug war on both sides of the border.
Sponsored by OMJP (Olympia Movement for Justice and Peace) and TESC Political Economy and Social Movements Program. For more info: firstname.lastname@example.org.