Author: Marie Kennedy

MARIE KENNEDY is Professor Emerita of Community Planning at the University of Massachusetts Boston and Visiting Professor of Urban Planning at the University of California Los Angeles. She serves on the board of Grassroots International (http://grassroots and visited Israel and Palestine as their representative in February and March, 2009.

Making Sense of Latin America's "Third Left"

EMIR SADER EMBODIES, to the extent any one person can, the trajectory of Latin America’s left movements. A Marxist sociologist with a long track record of studying Latin American politics, currently Executive Secretary of the Latin American Council of Social Sciences (CLACSO), Sader is Brazilian by birth but fled Brazil at the end of the 1960s as the dictatorship tightened its grip. In Chile, he then participated in the electoral path to socialism preached by Salvador Allende’s Popular Unity government, until the 1973 coup forced him to flee again.

After Israel's Invasion: An Eyewitness Account from Gaza, the West Bank, and Israel

Gaza: War on Civilians in the World’s Largest Open-air Prison[1]