This coming 8th of July, Pope Francis will continue to break the mould as he sets foot on the land of the Bolivian revolutionary Evo Morales during a visit that promises to be historic for a Church that has not always been on the side of the poor, the victims, and the marginalized. At the
On September 13, 2013, at the Bolivian Embassy in Washington, DC, I was part of a public meeting that will remain etched forever in my memory as the vivid expression of the many-sided process of change that Bolivia is undergoing. The historic event included the presence of Nardy Suxo, Bolivia’s Minister of Institutional Transparency and
Mr. Brasch’s recent piece on Memorial Day read like an apologia to the Obama administration’s Afghanistan policy, and unfortunately did not seize the opportunity to engage in critical inquiry on an important issue. How might we celebrate Memorial Day in such a way as to improve our critical understanding of violence in the world?