South Africa’s vineyards have been accused of practicing ‘modern-day slavery’, but few ask why exploitative practices from the past continue. A few new museums in the area seek to start this conversation.
There is no repression without demonization. In
Argentina, demonizing is being used to place native communities outside the
rule of law, so that “counter-terrorist war” can be waged against them. Español
Mário Centeno, the new President of the Eurogroup, is going to Brussels to defend
an alternative to austerity. But reshaping the European Union will require a
lot more than electing a Southern European as President of the Eurogroup.