The trick is to help cut global emissions by deconstructing the American empire, not rebuilding it in a new form.
It is easy to draw conclusions about how climate change and COVID-19 have made us interconnected. More discomforting and important is to remember just how disconnected our experiences of both crises—and their political contexts—remain.
Ma’rib is part of the Houthis’ bid to consolidate more power and leverage for upcoming negotiations, as well as an opportunity to test the new American administration.
All these debates have one common thread: how do we balance self-interest and collective good? How we choose to address these global disparities to vaccine access is a reflection of who we are as a nation.
On February 7, Ecuadorians Andres Arauz won the preliminary round of the country’s general elections. Along with Guillermo Lasso, he proceeds to the April 11 run-offs to determine who will succeed current President Lenin Moreno.
In any case, I don’t see myself as a collector of interviews—what I really want to do is to tell stories. And so what I found is that the tool of the interview is very useful. When you begin a real dialogue with someone, you find that everyone has something to tell, a story to share, but we need to listen.
While this is more true of some countries than others, and despite all of the challenges outlined above, the fact remains that South America as a whole has made enormous strides over the past twenty years in not only reducing poverty but, more importantly, changing the very nature of poverty.
“Looking at the Twitter hashtags, it’s clear that more people than ever are questioning the institution of the monarchy and its role in the polity,” said Haberkorn. “And that hasn’t happened [before]. That’s a new phenomenon.”